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Benefit concert for Ashland’s new Ukrainian sister city

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A benefit concert will be held for Sviatohirs’k, Ashland’s new Ukrainian sister city, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Ashland High School Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave.

Ashland’s city council unanimously approved a sister city partnership with Sviatohirs’k at the council’s June 20, 2023 meeting, which will “support humanitarian aid and fundraising efforts within the Ashland community, ” according to a news release. It will involve “various reciprocal activities” in education, the arts, and business, including exchange programs, scholarships, cultural events, language training programs, and potential business partnerships, the release said. The immediate goal will be to aid the city in rebuilding following Russia’s invasion.

The benefit concert for the new endeavor, presented by the Ashland-Sviatohirs’k Aid Project (ASAP), will include the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Ukrainian pianist Iryna Kudielina, cellist Kris Yvon Yenney, and Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Silversher.

Visit ASAPAshland.org for more information. Purchase tickets at ashlandhs.booktix.com. Tickets are $10 for students under 18 and seniors over 65, and $15 for adults. They can be purchased at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland, or at the door.

Date & Time:

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost:

$10 – $15

Ashland High School Theater

201 S. Mountain Ave.
Ashland, OR 97520 United States

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