War in Ukraine: invited by Zelensky, U2 gives a concert in kiev

par | Mai 9, 2022 | Culture & Art, Entertainment, Musique, People | 0 commentaires

The singers Bono and The Edge, of the group U2, sing this Sunday in the subway of kiev, in Ukraine. They were directly invited by President Volodymyr Zelensky.

A semblance of a return to normal life, but above all a symbol for peace. Specially invited by President Volodymyr Zelensky, singers Bono and The Edge, stars of the rock band U2, performed a concert in the metro in Kiev, Ukraine, this Saturday, to support residents threatened by Vladimir Putin’s offensive.

“He invited us to play in Kiev as a sign of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and so that’s what we came to do,” the two men said on their Twitter account.

Both men have always been committed against war and armed conflict. One of their biggest commercial success, “Sunday Bloody Sunday” , denounces in particular the actions of the British army during the Bloody Friday massacre in Derry, January 30, 1972.

The world of culture committed to Ukraine

Last month Bono and The Edge released the track “Walk On Ukraine”, in which they pay tribute to the “courage” of the “brave Ukrainian people fighting for their freedom, and for ours”. “More than 4 million people, mainly women and children, had to flee their country. It is almost the population of Ireland, ”they lamented then.

Many personalities from the world of music and cinema have mobilized in recent months to raise funds to support Ukraine. Last week, actress Angelina Jolie, for example, was spotted in Lviv, in western Ukraine. Actor Sean Penn had also traveled to Ukraine to make a documentary on the conflict.

Singer Ed Sheeran has also collaborated with a Ukrainian group, Antytila, in order to produce a new version with them. of 2step, his latest track. All profits from the clip will be donated to charities that help Ukrainian refugee children.

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