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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;
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.
Light refreshments will be served.