Ukrainian refugees stage concert on cruise ship

Ukrainian children taking part on Christmas concert on MS Ambition

December 5, 2022 / BBC News / The theatre onboard the MS Ambition is usually used for entertaining tourists on summer cruises around the waters of northern Europe.

But since September the 1,750-capacity vessel has been docked on the River Clyde and home to families arriving in Scotland from war-torn Ukraine.

With hundreds of children on board, education and entertainment have been critical with the refugees quickly organising arts and activities for themselves.

On Saturday this culminated in a Christmas concert for the MS Ambition’s residents with dancing, singing, poetry and gymnastics all on show.

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