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События, выставки, концерты, фильмы ----------------------------------------------------------------- SPECIAL EVENT Sunday, 1 May 2022 (V&A) Abundant Art presents Meeting of Cultures: The Inspiring Story of Anna Pavlova and Uday Shankar Join us for this screening of 'Meeting of Cultures', an illuminating story highlighting cross cultural dance influences. A film exploring the iconic collaboration between Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova and renowned Indian dancer Uday Shankar. Through a combination of rare film footage and original interviews, this film uncovers the cross-cultural influences between British and Indian contemporary dance. Followed by a panel discussion with contributors. With students of Trinity Laban, schools, academics, historians, curators, film experts, Shankar’s family, renowned artists and upcoming dancers we uncover this unique story of our cultural history in ‘A meeting of Cultures’. Director: Protima Chatterjee Generously supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Trinity Laban, Sampad Arts and Heritage and Roehampton Dance - Sunday, 1 May 2022 - FREE EVENT  14.00 – 15.30 - Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre for arts education, V&A South Kensington https://www.abundantart.net/our-projects/ Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/abundant_art/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Royal Opera House announces special fundraising concerts and stream for Ukraine The Royal Opera House unveils a series of fundraising initiatives in support of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.    On Good Friday 15 April 2022, at 4.30pm, Ukrainian Oksana Lyniv joins Music Director of The Royal Opera Antonio Pappano on the podium to conduct The Royal Opera – Concert for Ukraine with an international roster of artists including Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov, Ukrainian baritone Yuriy Yurchuk, South African soprano Pretty Yende, and British-Italian tenor Freddie De Tommaso. Current Jette Parker Young Artists (JPYA) also perform alongside members of the Royal Opera Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Tickets will range from £4 to £100.  From Friday 22 April 2022, audiences can watch Crystal Pite’s critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning Flight Pattern online thanks to streaming platform Vimeo, who are waiving all fees. Created in 2017 in response to the refugee crisis, Flight Pattern remains powerfully resonant – a poignant reminder of the frailty of the human condition and the tension between despair and hope. The stream costs £7 but additional donations are encouraged. It will be available on demand for 30 days.  On Thursday 5 May 2022, at 7.30pm, The Royal Ballet presents an additional and very special fundraising performance of Swan Lake. In a Company first, Principal dancers of The Royal Ballet Lauren Cuthbertson, Sarah Lamb, Marianela Nuñez and Natalia Osipova join forces to share the role of Odette/Odile across the four acts of this iconic repertory favourite. Tickets range from £10 to £200. Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House, Alex Beard, said: ‘Everyone at ROH is deeply shocked and appalled by the worsening humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, following Russia’s invasion. I hope these special performances and stream by the ROH community of artists from across the world can help raise much- needed funds to support the humanitarian work of the Disasters Emergency Committee.’ These special performances follow actions the ROH has taken alongside others in the UK and international arts sector in response to the invasion of Ukraine. In addition to cancelling the Bolshoi’s planned visit this summer, these include symbolic acts of solidarity such as lighting our Covent Garden home in the colours of the Ukrainian flag, playing the Ukrainian national anthem before performances, and sharing a special recording of the Ukrainian hymn Prayer for Ukraine (with music by Mykola Lysenko and text by Oleksandr Konysky arranged by Anna Lapwood), performed by members of The Royal Opera Chorus. www.roh.org.uk ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Проект Открытые Двери от благотворительной организации HealthProm активно включился в работу с женщинами-мигрантками и их семьями, пребывающим из Украины. “Мы планируем организовать новый и максимально полезный проект, где мы сможем оказывать помощь в адаптации в Великобритании женщинам, прибывшим из Украины. Мы, сами будучи мигрантами, понимаем, насколько сложный процесс адаптации в новой стране. А учитывая кризисные обстоятельства, по которым женщины приехали сюда, адаптация может проходить еще сложнее.  Для того, чтобы предоставить правильную, полезную и адресную помощь, мы составили опросник на украинском языке. Пожалуйста, максимально распространите этот опросник в кругу своих родственников, друзей, в социальных сетях. Благодаря вашим ответам мы сможем спланировать наши активности и начать работу в самом скором времени.” Вот ссылка на опросник. Также здесь полезные материалы, которые подготовил  British Red Cross, для вновь прибывших из Украины. https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-as-a-refugee/help-for-refugees-from- ukraine?mc_cid=f583060bf7&mc_eid=1a8b58dd48 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ New play by Andrii Bondarenko - live now: Peace and Tranquillity – a play by Andrii Bondarenko (Lviv, Ukraine). Written two weeks into the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. Film version released on 24 March 2022, one-month anniversary of the war. In two versions: voiced by the playwright (subtitles available)  & with English voice-over. Peace and Tranquillity - written by Andrii Bondarenko Translated by John Farndon Directed by Myro Klochko & Anatolii Tatarenko (Lviv, Ukraine) Produced by Noah Birksted-Breen Commissioned by Sputnik Theatre Company Part of the Worldwide Reading Project (2022), a collaboration between Philip Arnoult’s Center for International Theater Development and Sputnik Theatre Company. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiOVMkGE5_Y  
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