“Hello Ed Sheeran, Greetings from Kiev! We are musicians from the Ukrainian band Antitilla. In peacetime, our concerts filled the arenas. Now we are fighting with arms against the Russian invaders. We heard about your benefit show. We can play our music while you play in Birmingham. Music from the city of Kyiv, which never surrendered to the Russian invaders, “the popular Ukrainian band Antitila recommended in a video shared on Diktok.
The group’s post went viral on social media and hundreds of followers tried to confirm that the news had reached Ed Sheeran. They won: This Thursday night, March 24, the British singer responded to Antidilla’s request on her Instagram account.
“Hello friends. I saw your video this morning and thank you so much for uploading it. First of all, I want to say to all Ukrainians that I love you and I am very proud to be with you. The fundraising event is next. Not at all, “said Ed Sheeran on Instagram.
The solidarity event is scheduled for March 29 in Birmingham, England. Some artists like Chick, Manic Street Preachers, Camila Capello and Snow Patrol will also be on stage.
It is expected to raise more than three million euros, according to British newspapers. Revenue will be handed over to the Disaster Emergency Committee.
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