Cambridge for Ukraine

Cambridge artists unite to raise funds for those affected by the war in Ukraine

March 20, 2022, 5:30-7:30pm

The Sanctuary Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge

José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Dance for World Community, in partnership with ArtsBoston, Cambridge Arts, Cambridge Community Foundation, Cambridge Community Television and Harvard Square Business Association, presents Cambridge for Ukraine a free gathering to show solidarity with and to raise funds for those affected by the war in Ukraine.

Performances include World Ballroom Showdance Silver Medalists Ukraine-born Nazar Batih and Cambridge’s own Mariko Cantley; José Mateo Ballet Theatre’s YouthWorks; New England’s premier African dance group Benkadi Drum and Dance; internationally-renowned cellist Alan Toda-Ambaras; young artists from Triveni Dance; acclaimed flamenco dance artist Clara Ramona; consummate classical Indian dance artist Soumya Rajaram; DanceVisions; Seyyide; ethereal voices of the St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church Choir and more.

Speakers include Brian Corr, Community Activist; Professor Darren Kew, Executive

Director, Center for Peace, Democracy and Development at UMASS McCormack Graduate School; Oleh Kotsyuba, Manager of Publications at the Ukraine Research Institute at Harvard University; José Mateo, Founder/Director of Dance for World Community; and Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui.