A DEMONSTRATION will take place in Glasgow this weekend which aims to show solidarity and support with Ukraine.

A Day of Action for Ukraine is being hosted by Ukrainians in Glasgow and will be held in George Square on Saturday, April 9.

Speakers, musicians and artists will gather to celebrate Ukraine's culture and show that Glasgow is a city that welcomes all refugees.

Attending the demonstration will be opera singer Oksana Mavrodii, who is originally from Nikolaev in Southern Ukraine and Glaswegian singer-songwriter Alice Faye Niel.

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Guest speakers include Misha Hamilton, a volunteer with charity Safebow which aids evacuation from Ukraine, and Yevgen Gorash and Salvija Stonciute from Ukrainians in Glasgow.

The organisation wants to encourage people also living outside of the city to show their solidarity with the Ukrainian people.