Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon lit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Iceland LAST NIGHT - Oct 9th 2011
Reykjavik, Iceland; 9pm October 9. 2011
LAST NIGHT (OCTOBER 9) AT 8PM (ICELANDIC TIME) YOKO ONO LIT IMAGINE PEACE TOWER ON THE ICELANDIC ISLAND OF VIDEY, REYKJAVIK, TO HONOUR JOHN LENNON’S BIRTHDAY TODAY AND TO CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY OF THEIR SON SEAN, WHO WAS BORN ON THE SAME DAY AS HIS DAD.
Yoko Ono was joined by her son Sean and guests from all over the world as she re-ignited the light of IMAGINE PEACE TOWER on the island of Videy, Reykjavik to celebrate the birthday of John Lennon yesterday, October 9.
In a moving ceremony on the island, 1000 people joined Yoko and Sean to sing “Imagine” as the tower was lit at 8pm.
IMAGINE PEACE TOWER remains lit between Oct 9 and Dec 8, the day of John Lennon’s passing . It is also lit at other times throughout the year.
Yoko said today: “I am so happy that friends and family have joined me here to celebrate John’s life. October 9 is also the birthday of my son Sean so today is a day of very deep emotions for me. On this day I urge everyone in the world to imagine peace for our planet”.
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, with Yoko, Sean and the usual core members, will play a very special concert at Harpa in Reykjavik on October 13, as part of the Iceland Airwaves Festival.
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