A poster workshop will take place before the gathering “Without you, there’s no victory!”

Ukrainians woke up in the morning of February 24 at 4:40 AM from missile explosions, and rest of the world including Latvia – from news telling about full-scale invasion by Russia into Ukraine. The news that are still hard to believe. This year everyone is welcome in the morning of February 24 to a poster workshop “Without you, there’s no victory!”at Pils iela 21 in the Old Riga (premises on the 1st floor) to demonstrate our common cause with people of Ukraine, enjoy the company of each other and feel that indeed we are strong when all together.

The poster workshop will be open for visitors from 4.50 AM, exactly the hour when Russia started full-scale invasion into Ukraine before one year. Our emotions in that morning ranged from shock, fear, uncertainty and incredibility, so this year we encourage people to come together for ourselves and for Ukraine – to feel our ability to support Ukraine and each other. 

Graffiti artist Dainis Rudens and painter, illustrator and architect Anna Vaivare will work at the workshop side by side with the visitors; all will be welcome with hot tea and music.  

The workshop will be open till 9.50 AM when we leave to the meeting arranged in support of Ukraine “Without you, there’s no victory!” carrying the jointly and individually made posters with us; the gathering will be held at the Freedom Monument from 10.00 AM to 11.00 AM. 

Organizers of the event emphasize: we wish our posters to express support to Ukraine and people of Ukraine; to remind that we do care, we are not exhausted, we may not be exhausted, and we have to stand in strong support of Ukraine – until the victory. Information on the poster workshop is available here. 

The workshop is arranged and support by the Latvian Platform for Proactive Collaboration (LAPAS), the Open Community Fund DOTS, and FreeBelarus, along with organizers of the meeting “Without you, there’s no victory!”