URSB Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center will present Stand With Ukraine benefit concert

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The URSB Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center will host a Stand With Ukraine benefit concert, May 15.

The URSB Carteret Performing Arts & Events Center will host Stand With Ukraine, May 15 at 2 p.m., with proceeds benefiting humanitarian relief efforts for Ukrainian refugees.

Performers will include:

Slau Halatyn, a singer-songwriter who is based in New York and has released several Ukrainian language albums as part of the duo, Darka & Slawko.

Balarus-born violinist Alexei Yavtuhovich, who founded the music society, Collegium Musicum NJ.

The Boyan Choir of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Perth Amboy.

The Whippany-based Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.

Singer and bandura player Olya Fryz. (The bandura is a Ukrainian string instrument.)

The event will also have vendors exhibits and ethnic food for purchase.

“Ukrainian Americans are a vital part of our Carteret and Central Jersey Community, so to see what is happening in Ukraine breaks our hearts,” said Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman in a press release. “My office reached out to the Ukrainian Embassy and local Ukrainian churches at the beginning of the Russian invasion and we have worked together to coordinate this event.”

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