IMAGINE PEACE TOWER lit on 7th August 2014 for Children of Israel & Palestine


On 7 August 2014, Yoko Ono Lennon requested Imagine Peace Tower be lit in remembrance of the children who have lost their lives in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, hoping that the ceasefire will continue indefinitely, and no more innocent children will be harmed. IMAGINE PEACE TOWER 3am, 8/8/2014 MESSAGE FROM YOKO ONO LENNON Dear Friends As […]

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On 9th October 2013, Yoko Ono relit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in memory of John Lennon. CHESHIRE CAT CRY I’m rolling in your dreams Listening to your screams Cheshire Cat Cry The River is dry We the expendable people of the United States Digging our own ditches While the Dead in the trenches Are covered with […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to be relit 20-27 March at 8pm


To celebrate the first week of Spring and John & Yoko’s 43rd wedding anniversary, The City of Reykjavík will be relighting Yoko Ono’s artwork IMAGINE PEACE TOWER from 8pm until midnight, every night from 20th-27th March 2012.

Join us live at where you can send your wishes & watch live at these times:

        8pm – 12pm Liverpool & London
        4pm – 8pm New York
        1pm – 5pm Los Angeles
        5am – 9am Tokyo

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to be lit on Feb 18th by the City of Reykjavík to celebrate Yoko Ono’s birthday

  The City of Reykjavík has decided to light IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Ms. Yoko Ono’s birthday February 18th, 2012. The Mayor Mr. Jon Gnarr, says that on behalf of the City he wishes to thank Ms. Ono for her dedication to peace and friendship to Reykjavik: “Reykjavík is honored that Ms. Yoko Ono chose […]

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Yoko Ono: Wish Tree for Getafe, Madrid – to end Domestic Violence

Fri 25 Nov 2011 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

by Jorge Artajo Yesterday Getafe, a working class populated city at the South of Madrid, wanted to pay homage to the victims of domestic violence and prepared several acts during the whole evening and night to people aware about this social problem and as a way of telling to the victims that they are not […]

The Sunday Times: Imagine you’re in Iceland… by Waldemar Januszczak


by Waldemar Januszczak, The Sunday Times Yoko Ono’s shining Peace Tower, a column of unstoppable light high in the night sky, moves our writer in Reykjavik to tears. Nobody could disagree with the view that Iceland is a pulse-quickening destination for an adventure weekend. Glacier- hopping is an adventure. So is whitewater rafting. Or cycling […]

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Message from Yoko Ono after relighting IMAGINE PEACE TOWER


Dear Friends, On Sunday, I was in Reykjavík with our son Sean to relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, and celebrate his and John’s birthday – October the 9th. In a boat big enough for Sean and me and all our friends who came all the way from New York, Liverpool and Tokyo, we slowly sailed our […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER will be relit at 8pm on 9th October 2011. Tweet your wishes to @IPTower


IMAGINE PEACE TOWER will next be lit on October 9th 2011 at 8pm (see your local time here) until December 8th and then from December 21st to 31st.

Tweet your wishes to @IPTower at http:/

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The Opportunity: After Utøya by Davíð Stefánsson

Mon 22 Aug 2011 - Imagine All The People

by Davíð Stefánsson, The Reykjavik Grapevine I don’t know much about Jens Stoltenberg. He is a Norwegian politician and I assume he’s no better or worse than his colleagues. But I would like to elaborate on a few words delivered by Stoltenberg during a memorial service, words which have circulated the web following the terrorist […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER was lit in tribute to people of Norway on August 21st 2011


On the night of August 21st 2011, the City of Reykjavik in collaboration with YOKO ONO lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Viðey Island, Reykjavík, Iceland, in tribute to the victims of the 22 July attacks in Oslo and Utøya in Norway. The Norwegian authorities designated this as an official day of mourning and remembrance for […]

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SPIN interview: Yoko Ono Talks John Lennon, Lady Gaga & More

Tue 09 Nov 2010 - Interviews & Articles

By William Goodman , SPIN Since the early ’60s, Yoko Ono has been a renegade in the avant-garde art world with her conceptual approach to music, film, art, and politics. Then there’s John Lennon. In the late Beatle, whom she met in 1966 and married in ’69, she found her artistic soul mate — two people, one […]

Let’s tweet a million wishes for peace for John’s birthday, October 9th

Dear Friends

On October 9th, I will relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Iceland in memory of my late husband John Lennon.

Please ask all your friends to join us by Tweeting your wishes to IMAGINE PEACE TOWER.

You can do this by going to where you can also watch the lighting live with us at
7.45pm GMT   =   8.45pm UK   =   3.45pm NY   =   12.45am LA   =   4.45am Japan.

Tell all your friends. Spread the word. Let’s tweet a million wishes for peace for John’s birthday!


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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 […]

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Second Life relighting ceremony – 9th October 2010


Legendary artist, musician and peace advocate YOKO ONO will be holding several live events in Iceland on October 9th to promote peace throughout the world and to celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday, including, at 8pm GMT, the re-lighting IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on the island of Viðey in Reykjavík (live at […]

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Come and visit this beautiful island – be Inspired by Iceland

Fri 01 Oct 2010 - Imagine All The People

Dear Family of Peace I would like you all to know how beautiful Iceland is, and how much I love the country and its people. Thank you, Iceland and Icelanders for being what you are – a family of wisdom, showing the world how we can protect our Earth and its spirits. I love you! […]

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Yoko Ono: Enjoying music is enjoying life (LA Record)

Thu 25 Feb 2010 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono is one of the most polarizing figures in rock ‘n’ roll history. The people that love her LOVE her and the people who don’t love her never will. Aside from being married to John Lennon, she also created the blueprint for avant-punk and electronic music, and remixes of her songs have been regularly charting in the top ten of Billboard’s dance music chart for the last decade. Ono has an amazing new CD, Between My Head and the Sky, that continues her artistic progression and has to be the greatest rock record ever recorded by a 76-year-old.

City of Reykjavik lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER to celebrate Yoko’s 77th birthday. Send your wishes for PEACE to @IPTower!

On the evening of 18 February 2010, The City of Reykjavik was proud to illuminate IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in honor and celebration of Yoko Ono’s 77th birthday. You can Twitter your birthday messages for Yoko to @yokoono or write them in the comments on this web page, where you can read all the comments and Tweets from friends and fans. You can also Twitter your own personal wishes for peace to IMAGINE PEACE TOWER @IPTower or via email to [email protected]

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AFFIRMATION FOR 2010 by Yoko Ono

Fri 01 Jan 2010 - Feature, IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Words

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Viðey Island, Reykjavík, Iceland with stars, clouds and the Northern Lights. Christmas Day, 25 Dec 2009, 10:53pm AFFIRMATION FOR 2010 by Yoko Ono I would like you to share an affirmation with me. Think it, say it, with firm belief, knowing that we are all one. In the name of truth, peace and […]

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8 December – Memories of John

Please share your memories of John in the comments.

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