On March 28 the charity auction "Latvia for Ukraine. With art for peace " was in Riga at the "Roma" hotel . During the auction artists donated their works to support the Ukrainian people in the struggle for national unity. The event was also attended by musicians, poets and other representatives of Latvian clerisy. "It is important for us to support Ukraine" - the slogan of the event.
The action collected over 1000 euro. These funds will be donated to the group "SOS Palidziba ukrainas armijai" (SOS help for the Ukrainian army).
Ukrainian diplomats also participated in the auction and purchased canvas. One of the canvas (far right in the picture) was purchased by Head of the Congress of Ukrainians in Latvia Mykola Pavliuk and presented to the Embassy.
The idea of the auction belongs to the famous Latvian psychologist Jolanta Tsyhanovycha. This event is organized by the lawyer and public figure Ieva Bran.
"HOTEL ROMA» provided free room for the auction.
The web-site of "Latvia for Ukraine. With art for peace" - http://www.latvijaparukrainu.lv/lv/