UNITY AND SUPPORT PROJECT FOR PEOPLE OF UKRAINE I 2014 VILNIUS/KAUNAS
Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Lithuanian Republic, was Patron of the December 15th concert that was held in Vilnius, at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.
Photos from the December 15th concert were taken by Nazar Strigun.
We would like to remind you about our project “Unity and Support Project for Injured People of Ukraine”.
About the project: Famous Ukrainian singers Sisters Telniuk and well-knows Lithuanian artists: Veronika Povilionienė with “Blezdinga”, Robertas Semeniukas, Petras Vyšniauskas, Dominykas Vyšniauskas and Arnas Mikalkėnas, Lithuanian Armed Forces Orchestra performed in fundraiser events for the victims of Ukraine. Evening hosts – actor and writer Arvydas Šlepikas, actor Rimantas Bagdzevičius. The project is inspired by Lithuanian folk singer Veronika Povilionienė. The event was produced by Association “Ars Libera”.
Concerts have taken place:
December 14th – Officers Club in Kaunas;
December 15th – The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius.
We would like to share video of the concert from The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania:
The concert from the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania was broadcasted live by LRT Culture and LRT Lituanica around the world, as well as webcasted worldwide. The concert was rebroadcasted by Ukrainian National TV and presented by Ukraine’s Channel 5.
Proceeds from these concerts will go to relieve suffering of Ukrainian people crippled by war, who have lost arms and legs, and currently receiving treatment in the hospital of Dnepropetrovsk. With the funds collected, prostheses will be made in Lithuania, which will be fitted and donated to the victims.
At the concerts in Vilnius and Kaunas has been donated 1838,60 euros. Already donated over 15000 euros.
Goals of this project:
Our goal is to grow into an international solidarity movement with the participation of even more citizens of the world, who long to help the victims of war in Ukraine.
We expect that fundraising for this cause will spring up in various countries around the world, and that international artists will host similar acts of solidarity.
Media sponsors: LRT, BNS, ALFA.LR, 1PSL.LT, Jaunimo gidas.
Partners: Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lithuanian Armed Forces, The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, The Genocide and Resistance Research Center, The Embassy of Ukraine, Kaunas Officer’s Club.
Sponsors: Restaurant “Leleko”, restaurant – museum “Ida Basar”, restaurant “Namų dvasia”, restaurant “Borsch”, hotel “Europa City Hotel Vilnius”, hotel “Domus Maria”, design studio “Posi Studio”, Ukrainian airlines, beauty salon “Sensual Touch” also “Gera Aura” and “Vilniaus Medija”.