Save the date for NWA 4 Ukraine: An Evening of PEACE. LOVE. SUPPORT.

Join us for an exceptional evening of Ukrainian culture, art and music! Enjoy performances by talented Arkansas Arts Academy students and local groups. Sample traditional Ukrainian dishes and listen to the beautiful sounds of Bandura instrument. Singer Yuliia Tymochko, runner up in Ukraine’s version of The Voice, is making a special trip to Northwest Arkansas to perform at the event.

Hugs From Friends in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Academy have organized this family friendly event to bring awareness about the war in Ukraine and showcase organizations providing humanitarian aid. Additional activities include:

Information booths from Crystal Bridges, Canopy NWA and Hugs From Friends and other organizations providing humanitarian efforts. Silent auction, Pysanky exhibit, traditional Ukrainian easter eggs, created by students.

Donations from this event will benefit Hugs From Friends and savED, an organization based in Chernihiv Ukraine that is dedicated to rebuilding schools destroyed in the war.

The event is free and open to everyone. Register for the event on eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/n...

Hugs From Friends is a 501c3 organization  whose mission is to encourage kids in the United States to create art to show support and solidarity with kids and families impacted by the war in Ukraine. Hugs From Friends has collected over 450 pieces of art from throughout the U.S. and shipped more than 300 works of art to the Humanitarian Center in Przemysl and to four schools in western Ukraine.