Ukrainian flash mob performs ‘Ode to Joy’ in marketplace (Video)

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Ukraine flash mob posted on YouTube.

Ukraine flash mob posted on YouTube.

The Privoz Fish Market in Odessa, Ukraine was the site of a special experience on Saturday, March 22nd when the Odessa Philharmonic and Odessa Opera Chorus staged an “Ode to Joy” flash mob performance in the middle of the bazaar.

The “Ode to Joy,” from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, is the anthem of the European Union. The musicians told a local newspaper they selected the piece in order to make a statement about Ukrainian unity.

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