SNL’s cold open features the Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York : NPR



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NEW YORK — “Saturday Night time Stay” usually kicks off every present with some humor, however the comedy sketch sequence opened with a tribute efficiency to Ukraine amid the continued Russian invasion.

The Ukrainian Refrain Dumka of New York carried out a “Prayer for Ukraine” throughout the opening of “SNL” on Saturday. Forged members Kate McKinnon and Cecily Sturdy launched the choir.

The choir sang the melancholy tune in entrance of a reside viewers and a desk of candles that spelled the title of Ukraine’s capital metropolis, Kyiv.

Russian troops launched an assault on Ukraine this week. The continuing invasion includes explosions and airstrikes on town.