Yesterday, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Netherlands announced via their social media channels that Amsterdam will be hosting an international charity event in support of Ukraine: ”Embrace Ukraine – #StrivingTogether”. This event will take place in Amsterdam’s Museum Square at 8pm CET on Tuesday 21st June and will have free entrance. Several Eurovision stars will headline the event including 2022 winners Kalush Orchestra.
Ukrainian and international Eurovision stars
Held in the format of a rally with artists, politicians and opinion leaders, several Eurovision artists will take to the stage. These include:
- Kalush Orchestra (Ukraine 2022)
- Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014)
- Emmelie de Forest (Denmark 2013)
- S10 (Netherlands 2022)
- Jamala (Ukraine 2016)
- Ruslana (Ukraine 2004)
- Verka Serduchka (Ukraine 2007)
- Blind Channel (Finland 2021)
- Malik Harris (Germany 2022)
Joining these performers will be Eurovision 2017 host Timur Miroshnychenko and host of The Voice Ukraine Kateryna Osadcha. Many more special guests and artists will also take to the stage in Museum Square.
Fundraising and broadcast
In addition, the event will fundraise for the purchase of X-ray machines for healthcare institutions providing medical assistance to those in need as a result of the ongoing war in Ukraine. This will be achieved via the global fundraising UNITED24 platform.
The event will be broadcast on the Embassy’s Facebook page as well as via their YouTube partners 1+1 TV channel and Atlas Festival.