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Charity Concert by SAGA Festival in Bucharest in Aid of Ukrainian Refugees

For every million people who are afraid, one million people are not scared to help. Today, this is our mission, to help the Ukrainian people. TOGETHER, WE ARE ONE!

SAGA Festival, PRO TV, KISS FM and Bucharest City Hall join forces for the largest live charity concert in Romania to help Ukrainians who are in a complicated situation at the moment. The festival took place at National Arena, the biggest stadium in the country.

Romania is actively involved in helping victims. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have left their homes and are now refugees in our country, and the number is expected to increase.

Romanians were part of the movement and came on Saturday, March 12, to the National Arena, to an event with people for people. Over 8 hours of live show supported by the most beloved Romanian and international artists enchanted the attendees.

Through WE ARE ONE, and at the same time with the power of music, we want to increase the global awareness of the need for the help of Ukrainians. We want to turn this event into a real resource for those in dire need of support in these difficult times. Observing all the events and the whole current situation, I decided, together with the team, that we needed to do something. We took our values ​​into account, and that’s how we created WE ARE ONE. During the 8 hours of the live charity concert, we will be with the Ukrainians, united by music and hope for peace.

Allan Hardenberg, CEO of ALDA

From day one, PRO TV has expressed its support for the Ukrainian people, who are so severely affected by this dramatic situation. We have intervened tangibly, offering genuine support to several essential NGOs in Romania, such as the Romanian Red Cross, so that they can reach a vast number of people to provide the Ukrainians with the help they have so much. Need. We are happy to join forces with ALDA in a charity concert, as we believe that in these times of terror and stress, we can create a movement that will surely help those in need.

Aleksandras Cesnavicius, CEO of PRO TV.

We are witnesses and participants in unprecedented solidarity of Romanians with Ukrainian neighbours. As a co-organizer, together with Saga Festival and PRO TV, we are with our partners from the Romanian Red Cross, who will direct the resulting funds to the hard-tried Ukrainian people. Top artists from Romania and abroad will demonstrate that music is the best opportunity for unity, collective emotion, and generosity on the National Arena. They will show again that music means peace, not war.

Florin Ciobîcă, General Manager of AG Radio Holding

We fully support the large-scale efforts to help Ukraine and show our solidarity with the Ukrainian people. Therefore, the Bucharest City Hall partnered with the Romanian Red Cross, the SAGA Festival, PRO TV and KISS FM and decided to offer the National Arena in Bucharest for free to be the venue for the charity concert for the benefit of Ukrainians.

Nicușor Dan, the mayor of Bucharest

In this time of tension and unrest, our priority is to allocate resources to help. We thank all those who are with us in this effort. We are impressed by the solidarity of the people who joined us and mobilized exemplary.

Ioan Silviu Lefter, General Manager, Romanian Red Cross.

Some of the most appreciated local and international artists were part of the event on March 12 to support people in dire need of help.

WE ARE ONE by SAGA Festival in Bucharest, charity for Ukraine

The money obtained from the event will be donated to the Romanian Red Cross. Also, to support the Ukrainian people as much as possible, donations can be made to the Romanian Red Cross, on https://crucearosie.ro/, in the organization’s accounts or by SMS, at 8825, with the text “ONE”.

The campaign is organized by SAGA FESTIVAL, PRO TV, KISS FM and Bucharest City Hall for the Ukrainian people, as cited by local media.

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