Concert for Ukraine at Resorts world: why it’s so important to support the people

BirminghamWorld spoke with fans at Resorts World Arena ahead of tonight’s huge concert

Thousands of fans from across the country have travelled to Birmingham for tonight’s Concert for Ukraine show at Resorts World Arena.

Musicians and fans have come from all over the globe to show their support for Ukraine and raise money for the country following the Russian invasion.

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Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello and Snow Patrol are among the musical acts set to perform at the concert tonight to raise funds for those affected by the war.

Steve and Jo travelled from Sheffield for the concert

The two-hour fundraising event, which is raising money for the humanitarian appeal in the Ukraine, will also feature performances by Emeli Sande and Gregory Porter.

Nile Rodgers & Chic, Tom Odell, Kingdom Choir and Manic Street Preachers will also take to the stage this evening, as will Anne Marie and Paloma Faith.

Emma and Chris also came from Sheffield for tonight’s show

Ahead of the show, BirminghamWorld spoke with fans attending tonight’s concert which you can see in the video above.

The show is raising money for the humanitarian appeal in Ukraine .

The show is currently being broadcast on ITV, STV, ITV Hub and STV Player, and will combine musical performances with short films recognising the ongoing relief efforts and the difficulties faced by those affected by the conflict, and viewers can donate money to the cause throughout the evening.

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