My life, Ukraine! will premiere in February 2024

Minun elämäni Ukraina!

My life, Ukraine! performance will premiere in February 2024. The stories of women who fled the war will be heard, told by Ukrainian and Finnish theater makers.

In February, it will be two years since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How does the war affect refugees from Ukraine living in Finland? My life, Ukraine! produced by OSIRIS theater premieres at Malmitalo right on the eve of the war’s anniversary on February 21, 2024.

The performance, which combines documentary theatre, music, song and dance, tells stories based on interviews with Ukrainian refugees and seasonal workers about tenacity, fear, courage, guilt and the search for a good life. The performance can be understood in Finnish and Ukrainian.

On stage:
Actors Anastasiia Redchuck, Ljubov Yanchukevich, Cécile Orblin, Laura Hänninen and Anna Murtola.
Choreography by Vitalii Podhurskyi.
Photos and videos by Ahmed Alalousi.
Sound design by Lasse Turunen.
Direction and overall concept Liisa Isotalo.

Check the performance dates and info HERE


A visual art exhibition related to the project will be seen in the Kanneltalo Gallery from 19th February to 9th March 2024. More info HERE


Photo: Ahmed Alalousi