The Choir of the National Institute of Culture of Ukraine, the Choir of the Children Opera House of Ukraine, the Presidential Orchestra of Ukraine and the National Military Orchestra of Ukraine play at the Zhulyany airport in Kiev.(YouTube grab)
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Orchestras and choirs performed Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" in flash mobs at seven airports across Ukraine Sunday, in a tribute to those who died in the country's revolution.At Kiev's Zhuliany airport, the presidential and national orchestras united to play the famous tune, which is also the EU's anthem, in a fitting show of support for an uprising that began when protesters took to the streets to urge the government to strengthen ties between Ukraine and the Western bloc. The 100 people who died during the uprising are known in Ukraine as the "Heavenly Hundred".Organizers of Sunday's orchestral flash mob said they aimed to unite the fractured country though music.
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