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YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND to play Iceland Airwaves 2011 Festival: Oct 13th 2011

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND, formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono before the dissolution of the Beatles, joins Polaris Music Prize Winner Owen Pallett, synth siren Glasser and Bristol’s Zun Zun Egui on this year’s Iceland Airwaves line-up. The festival, which runs from 12-16 of October in Reykjavík, also sees more Icelandic additions, including [...]

2011-09-21T17:07:28-05:00September 21st, 2011|Music|

Iceland events to celebrate John Lennon’s 70th Birthday: 9th October 2010

Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate, YOKO ONO, announced today she will be holding several events in Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. The Lennon Ono Grant for Peace 2010 The LennonOno Grant for Peace was created to honour her [...]

2014-08-29T16:56:30-05:00October 6th, 2010|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Music|

Group Show: 32 Pieces: The Art of Chess [Reykjavík, Iceland]

22 January 2009 – 13 April 2009 32 Pieces: The Art of Chess   The Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir Flokagata, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland Tel: +354 590-1200 Fax: +354 590-1201 website: www.artmuseum.is email: [email protected] / [email protected] The museums are open every day from 10:00 - 17:00. Admission is free.   Cafeteria The cafeteria at Kjarvalsstadir has a view of the Miklatun park and [...]

2008-11-13T18:04:35-05:00November 13th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News|

Nuclear Power- The Safe and Easy Way – GEOTHERMAL

Nuclear power is a gift from nature. It can be harnessed cleanly and safely but an accident of history got us started down a path that is dangerous and unnecessarily complicated. Today’s nuclear power plants were adapted from reactor designs originally intended for production of plutonium for bombs. In the 1950’s this plutonium output was considered a [...]

2008-10-30T08:46:55-05:00October 30th, 2008|Yoko recommends|

Welcome to Iceland: Despite the crunch, it’s still worth a visit

The economy may just have imploded, taking huge amounts of Britons' savings with it, but don't let that put you off visiting, says Raymond Whitaker "There has never been a cheaper time to visit colourful Reykjavik," proclaims an opportunistic press release from Icelandic Express, the island's answer to easyJet. With the krona down 40 per [...]

2008-10-23T02:40:09-05:00October 17th, 2008|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

Yoko Ono Grants Iceland Peace Award

Yoko Ono granted both the Icelandic nation and Indian scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva with the LennonOno Peace Award at the relighting of the Imagine Peace Tower on Videy island off Reykjavík on the occasion of John Lennon’s birthday yesterday. “To my knowledge an entire nation has not been granted such an award before. I’m therefore [...]

2014-08-29T17:01:38-05:00October 10th, 2008|Awards, Imagine All The People|

Friðarsúlan á frímerki

Friðarsúlan í Viðey er myndefni á frímerki sem Pósturinn gefur út 9. október. Friðarsúlan Ljós Friðarsúlunnar í Viðey verður tendrað þann 9. október að viðstaddri listakonunni Yoko Ono. Pósturinn gefur út frímerki sama dag tileinkað Friðarsúlunni og þeim friðarboðskap sem hún er tákn um. Útilistaverkið var reist í Viðey í Kollafirði á síðasta ári til [...]

2008-10-29T12:56:28-05:00October 9th, 2008|Imagine All The People, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER : 9 Oct – 8 Dec 2008

click here to send your wish to the Tower by email or post your handwritten wishes on a postcard to: IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, PO Box 1009, 121 Reykjavík, Iceland. To the People of Iceland,    Today, on the birthday of John Lennon, please join me in praying for peace and stability for our planet. At 8:00 [...]

2012-01-13T15:09:53-05:00October 9th, 2008|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER CEREMONY SPEECH

Yoko Ono 9th Oct 2007 All spirits of goodness of this magical land, of the planet, and of the universe. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for witnessing our humble gathering for the unveiling of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. They say if all the people in China were to jump up and down at the same [...]

2009-01-01T21:50:00-05:00October 9th, 2007|Written work|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER live

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER - LIVE IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is an outdoor work of art conceived by Yoko Ono in memory of John Lennon. It is situated on Viðey Island in Reykjavík, Iceland [map], powered entirely by Geothermal Energy. The artwork was dedicated to John by Yoko at its unveiling on 9 Oct 2007, Lennon's 67th [...]

2013-02-18T14:16:34-05:00October 9th, 2007|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|