Children’s choir from Ukraine performs at Christmas service organized by Kate Middleton

25 December 2022, 03:03 PM
Children's choir of Ukrainian refugees Mary’s Ukrainian School (Photo:instagram.com/stmarysukrschool)

Children's choir of Ukrainian refugees Mary’s Ukrainian School (Photo:instagram.com/stmarysukrschool)

The Princess of Wales' Together at Christmas service, which aired on UK TV channel ITV on Christmas Eve after being recorded at Westminster Abbey, has been praised by viewers and online users alike – especially for its feature of a children’s choir of Ukrainian refugees from St. Mary’s Ukrainian School, located in London. The children, who were invited by Kate Middleton, moved the audience with a performance of the Christmas carol Away in a Manger. The Princess of Wales and members of the British royal family once again expressed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

According to UK tabloid The Daily Mail, the director of St. Mary’s Ukrainian school, Inna Hryhorovych. also received a letter from Middleton expressing gratitude for the care she provides to the families and children who attend the school.

“What a special honour we had tonight!” reads a statement from St. Mary’s Ukrainian School on Instagram.

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“Our St Mary’s Ukrainian School Choir had a great pleasure to meet HRH Princess of Wales and receive cheering wishes from her before their performance at the marvellous Westminster Abbey. These memories will be treasured by our children forever. They truly were the Voice of Ukraine today! Choir teacher Olenka Kovalchuk and all the choir members, you stole the show and made us all very proud!!!”

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