Penn State Ukrainian Society To Hold Commemoration For Victims Of The War February 24

The Penn State Ukrainian Society will host an event on Friday, February 24, to commemorate the victims of the war in Ukraine.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Allen Street Gates. The service marks the one-year anniversary of the war in Ukraine when Russian troops invaded the country.

The Penn State Ukrainian Society is a student-run organization that has held various events throughout the last year to voice its support for Ukraine amid the ongoing conflict with Russia while educating students on Ukrainian culture and current events. These days, the group provides emotional support and comfort for its members who are personally affected by the conflict.

Additionally, the Ukrainian Society, in conjunction with the Woskob Endowment in Ukrainian Studies and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, is hosting a benefit concert for Ukraine at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, at the State Theatre. Ukrainian folk band Korinya will perform. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children.

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