Concerts in support of Ukraine will take place in Prague on May 20, 21 and 22

A series of charity concerts ‘Music. Support. Freedom.’ organized by Ukrainian singers CONSTANTINE, INGRET and TOHKA (TONKA).

Art illuminates the world even in dark times, helps to express powerful emotions, unites the souls and hearts of the inhabitants of the Earth, ”write the organizers of the concert. “The voice of Ukrainians must be heard. This is what the strength, beauty, love and pain of a beautiful, hardworking and talented country looks like.

CONSTANTINE, INGRET and TOНKA (TONKA) have already performed in Berlin and Tallinn and continue their charity tour in European cities.

They also attended several meetings with Ukrainian refugees, where they were able to communicate with compatriots and play music in thanks for their courage and love for their native country.

Proceeds from the concerts will be donated to the ‘Masterskaya’ charity foundationwhere they will be distributed for humanitarian, medical, cultural institutions and children’s needs.

For Ukrainians forced to leave Ukraine because of the war, admission to the concert is free upon prior registration.

You can get your tickets here

May 20

Ukrainian experimental indie band Tonka have released a new EP, “Znov molodist’ ne bude”, just two days before the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Tonka has featured Ukrainian poetry in her music before, and this EP is no different, drawing inspiration from the works of Ukrainian poets Oleksandr Oles and Mykola Khvilovyy.

May 21

Before fleeing the country after the Russian invasion began, Ingret Kostenko, or Ingret, gained popularity in Ukraine by starring in “X Factor” and “The Voice of Ukraine.” Her music mixes indie and pop-rock in what the artist herself describes as an “echo of the soul”. Russia’s war in Ukraine prevented her from releasing a new EP as planned, but Ingret will perform songs from it live instead.

May 22

Konstantin Dmitriev, known professionally as Constantine, is known in the Ukrainian pop scene as a brave and lyrical performer with a unique voice and fashion sense. Last year, Constantine released “Симпатичен” (“Cute”), co-produced by Ukrainian singer and producer Ivan Dorn and featuring the singles “Mozol” and “Neonovaya Noch.” He will perform in Sveta Baar with an acoustic set.

Berta D. Wells