Ever since he was photographed in New York City in Manhattan in 2012, he has embarked on an endless journey around the world. Read interesting facts ciekawostki about Happyy Skyscraper and selected places he visited.
Happy Skyscraper and cheerful organization
The smallest skyscraper in the world in Manhattan, in a place where there are many high skyscrapers? This crazy idea could have originated in the head of a satirist! In fact, the smiling traveler was invented by a satirist from Poland – Szczepan Sadurski. He creates cheerful drawings for the press, illustrates books and draws caricatures at events. He is among the fastest caricaturists in the world, because he draws one cheerful portrait in 100 seconds or less.
The Happy Skyscraper, photographed by various people around the world, is a symbol of an international organization. This crazy organization is called the Good Humor Party. It was founded in 2001 in Poland – the country of footballer Robert Lewandowski, Pope John Paul II and Lech Wałęsa. Why take a trip and photograph the Happy Skyscraper? This is the best opportunity to get a real ID of the Good Humor Party and join several thousand members of a cheerful organization.
Travels of the Happy Skyscraper
Until today, Happy Skyscraper has visited 700 places in 70 countries on all continents. Below is information about several places where he was photographed.
Montreux, with a population of 25,000, is a resort located on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The city is located in the middle of the so-called Swiss (Vaudian) Riviera. It is famous for its two annual festivals: the Jazz Festival de Jazz de Montreux (since 1967) and the television festival The Golden Rose Festival (since 1961). But even more so from the beautiful views of Lake Geneva. Music lovers know that there is a statue of Freddie Mercury (1946-1991, singer of the Queen band) and a recording studio where their songs were recorded, among others by Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Chris Rea and the aforementioned Queen.
The city of Bursa, with a population of 1.5 million, is located in northwestern Turkey, 25 kilometers from the Sea of Marmara. It is the fourth most populous city in the country. Bursa was once the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, and in 2014, together with the nearby town of Cumalikizik, it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Among the monuments of Bursa are: the Green Mosque (Yeşil Camii) from 1413, Bayezid Mosque (Yildirim Bayezid Camii) from 1399, the Great Mosque (Ulu Camii) and the medieval silk bazaar (Koza Han). It is in these places that Happy Skyscraper was photographed.
The city of Cochem, with a population of 5,000, is situated on the Moselle River. A beautiful tower can be seen above the city. It is the tower of the castle standing on a hill, built in the 12th century, which is the symbol of the city. The castle has a museum that can be visited between March and November. The Happy Skyscraper was photographed next to the castle.
You can read a lot of information about Happy Wieżowiec on the following websites: Sadurski.com, DobryHumor.pl and SuperPolonia.info. Smile!