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  8/7/2014, Av 11, 5774

Yoko Ono to Light Lennon Memorial to Promote Regional Peace


The octogenarian widow of former Beatle John Lennon believes that with a little light, she can inspire peace in the Middle East.

The Tower was built by Ono to commemorate Lennon and his seminal song “Imagine,” which describes a world at peace, with conflicts due to class, religion, and race a thing of the past. The Tower is located on located on Viðey Island in Kollafjörður Bay near Reykjavík, Iceland, and consists of a tower of light projected from a stone base, which has the words “Imagine Peace” carved into it in 24 languages