Long Live the Victory of Mao Zedong Thought
Record: 18 m
Long Live the Victory of Mao Zedong Thought (Chinese: 毛泽东思想胜利万岁) is an epoxy resin statue in Shenyang, Liaoning province, People's Republic of China. The monument is located on Zhongshan Square in the centre of the city. The statue is one of the largest of Chairman Mao Zedong in the country. It is one of the main provincial Cultural Revolution-era monuments not removed in later years.
The monument was erected by students from the Art Academy, who worked for two years on the project. They were supervised by a committee of peasants and workers. It was inaugurated on October 1, 1970, during the 21st anniversary celebrations of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The statue of Chairman Mao is 30 feet (9.1 m) tall, and the base another 30 feet (9.1 m) tall. The phrase "Long Live the Victory of Mao Zedong Thought" was carved on the front of the base.