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Oct 9th Reykjavík, Iceland: IMAGINE PEACE TOWER & John Lennon memorial concert

In honour of the lighting of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on 9th October 2009, Yoko Ono offers the general public free ferry crossings to Viðey on 9th, 10th and 11th October and invites them to attend a memorial concert for John Lennon at Hafnarhús (The Harbor House at The Reykjavík Art Museum) on 9th October at 22:00. [...]

Volunteer work on Viðey in September 2009

From CADIP Website: Participating in an international short term volunteer project ( so called Workcamp ) can be an exciting prospect. It is an interesting and meaningful way to travel with purpose and spend 2-3 weeks in a foreign environment. Working and living together with other young people from around the world provides an excellent opportunity [...]

2009-07-26T16:55:47-05:00July 26th, 2009|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER book

The Iceland Post Company recently published a book on Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in cooperation with the artist. The tower was erected on Reykjavík’s Viðey island on October 9, 2007, in the memory of her late husband John Lennon. The 100-page book, simply entitled IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, contains a wealth of information on Ono’s [...]

Open Art Workshop on Videy Island

Reykjavík Art Museum is organizing an open art workshop in a cozy atmosphere for both children and adults today, Nov 30th, between 2 pm and 5 pm at Videyjarstofa museum and restaurant on Videy island, five minutes away from the capital by boat. The workshop’s theme will be Yoko Ono’s peace column, which was erected on [...]

2008-11-30T04:11:32-05:00November 30th, 2008|About the IP Tower|

Iceland of Fire, Water and Light

Every evening one could also see from a distance Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower project. Located on nearby Viðey Island, the landscape installation honors the legacy of John Lennon, staying lit from his birth date October 9th to the anniversary of his death on December 8th. The single column of light is reminiscent of the [...]

2008-10-23T02:38:42-05:00October 21st, 2008|About the IP Tower|

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 – FREE TOURS

Tonight Yoko Ono returns to Iceland to celebrate the relighting of her outdoor sculpture, the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on Viðey Island in Reykjavik, which she unveiled last year. From 9 Oct - 15 Oct as a gift to the people of Iceland, Yoko Ono has gifted free IMAGINE PEACE Tours to Viðey, departing weather permitting, 8pm from [...]

2008-11-07T20:08:52-05:00October 9th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News|

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|