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Polish TV holding global charity telethon for Ukraine

Polish TV holding global charity telethon for Ukraine

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WARSAW: British artists Fatboy Slim and Craig David are among the music stars taking part in an English-language charity telethon for Ukraine being organised on Sunday by Polish state channel TVP, reports AFP.

The “Save Ukraine #StopWar” programme, which will also include Ukrainian footballing legend Andriy Shevchenko, is being broadcast to more than 20 countries, TVP World said in a statement. The two-hour show will start at 1530 GMT. “Money will be raised for the victims of the Russian invasion of Ukraine,” the statement said,  adding that Polish and Ukrainian anchors would take part. The organisers said it was “a project aimed at reaching out to millions of people around the world to help Ukrainians live through the war and win it”.

Eurovision winners Salvador Sobral and Netta, as well as Ukraine’s Dakha Brakha, Ruslana, The Hardkiss, Jamala, Go_A, Monatik and Alyona Alyona are also taking part along with “representatives of Tottenham and Real Madrid” football clubs, TVP World said.

TVP World is TVP’s English-language channel.