There will be a charity concert by Andrea Bocelli and the festive show 'Independence in our DNA. Independence Day of the Country', in which pop stars, opera and ballet dancers, and a symphony orchestra will take part. The celebrations' program on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine was announced by the President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Ukraine 30 forum.
"The funds raised at this concert of the Italian genius [Bocelli], we will allocate to the dream of the Ukrainian genius. This is the center of contemporary art, the Ivan Marchuk Museum. His first cycle of works is called The Voice of My Soul. We will hear of Ukraine at the NSC Olimpiyskiy in the evening," Zelensky said.
As Ukrainanan director Yekateryna Tsaryk said,the festive show Independence in our DNA. Independence Day of the Country would begin on the evening of August 24 at the NSC Olimpiysky. Pop stars, opera and ballet dancers, and a symphony orchestra will take part in it.
"On August 24, at the NSC Olimpiyskiy with a large team of creative people, we will create a theatrical, musical show based on legendary songs that are in the DNA of every Ukrainian," Tsaryk said.
She noted that the the musical show's peculiarity will be the absence of pauses, as the performers will pass the baton to each other.
The director also added that each performance will be a complex theatrical show with modern choreography and a specially designed drone show.
The musical performance will be broadcast on the central channels, as well as specially installed screens on Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti).
As it was reported earlier, a military parade will be held in Ukraine on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine. Over 5,000 servicemen and 400 units of equipment will take part in the parade.