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How music helped Anton to survive

30.07.2022 | cb — No comments
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LGBTIQ* from Ukraine experience different things in these days of war. Some have left the country, others stay and try to live. It’s a struggle.

From time to time they send us videos to tell their stories. This is

Anton Khanbir from Kryvyi Rih

Anton has been living in Kyiv when the war started. First, he was not afraid at all, on the contrary, he tried to prevent panic among his friends and family.

The first months he was reading news 24/7 and volunteered a lot. After months of intense work he learned that his father had cancer, he moved to his home town Kryvyi Rih to support his mother, then the depression hit. Anton was like scared and paralyzed.

The depression owned him

After a certain time, he found the strength to play again and his music helped him a lot through these dark times. He started to play for three, four hours a day, even in parks and streets. Now he’s much better and helps Munich Kyiv Queer to shoot videos. Here is one of the songs he composed.

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