Jun 12, 2022 - 9 min
Singing, dancing and defending their country. These Ukrainian musicians are fighting the Russians with a folk-rap lullaby. But when they’re not on stage, the Kalush Orchestra supports the war effort. Wendell Steavenson explores how the band has raised more than €30,000 a day to buy military equipment for the home country and discovers why the Eurovision Song Contest is more important than ever for them.