Top Brussels nightclubs, DJ collectives and event organisers are joining forces on Thursday 10 March from 16:00 to 22:00 to host an open-air festival in support of the people of Ukraine, who are currently enduring their 15th day of bombardment by Russian forces.
United For Ukraine will host the event in Brussels’ iconic Atomium Square. 100% of proceeds from the event will go to Ukraine through the charity “Underground4Ukraine”, which raises money for the country on behalf of record labels and nightclubs. The charity is cooperating with the Ukrainian Women’s Fund and the Urgent Action Fund.
The event is being hosted and promoted with the help of popular music venue Hangar, Fuse nightclub, music festival Couleur Café, and the Brussels City administration.
Live DJ-sets will be performed by Belgian artists, as well as other performances by local creators. Attendees are asked by the organisers to bring flags, banners, and other strong visual messages to make their voices heard.
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The organisers state that it is their vision to “unite and send a clear message that violence is never the answer. Let’s show the world the Belgian underground stands united against war.”
“Everyone who wants to take a stand against the horrific war in Ukraine is invited to voice their opposition and dance for a good cause,” the organisers say.
Tickets for the event are still available online. The concert venue can be reached from Brussels Heysel metro station.