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Blogger Profile: Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is an artist, singer, songwriter, musician, filmmaker and peace activist who lives and works in New York City.

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Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

January 20th, 2014

TO THE JAPANESE FISHERMAN OF TAIJI

Dear Japanese Fishermen of Taiji, I understand how you must feel about the one-sided-ness of the West to be angry at your traditional capture and slaughter of Dolphins. But that tradition was made only when the world, and Japanese Fishermen did not know what it meant to do harm to ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

September 11th, 2013

Imagine

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Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

March 20th, 2013

1,057,000

Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980. An average of 31,537 people are killed by guns in the USA every year. We are turning this beautiful country into a War Zone. Together, let's bring back ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

December 12th, 2012

YOKO ONO & SEAN LENNON LAUNCH THE #DONTFRACKNY VIDEO CONTEST

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo recently delayed until February a decision on whether to allow fracking for gas in the state.  To help inform the Governor and the public, Artists Against Fracking announces the #DontFrackNY video contest. Help us make the case in the most compelling and moving way.  ------------------------ ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

August 13th, 2011

Watch the film #BEDPEACE starring John Lennon & Yoko Ono *** FREE *** This weekend only!

(Click here to watch Bedpeace) Message from Yoko Ono   Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the Bed-In would help change the world. Well, it might have. But at the time, we didn’t know. It was good that we filmed it, though. ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

August 6th, 2011

On Hiroshima Day

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. Trust in the power of human intellect and the super ability sleeping in our subconscious. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, sixty six years later, many ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

April 1st, 2011

ON THE DAY OF THE BIRTH OF NUTOPIA – 1 April 2011

Nutopia is a country that exists in all of us.John and I created this imaginary world.We called a press conference and produced a white handkerchief from our pocketsand said "This is a flag to Surrender to Peace."Not Fight for Peace, but "Surrender" to Peace was the important bit.All of us ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

March 20th, 2011

SPRING AFFIRMATION 2011

Spring is in the air again. All seeds on the planet are quietly starting to shine. Ready to stretch, open and grow. And I am thankful for another year added to my life. So I, also, could grow and increase my understanding of life. Walk with awareness. Dance with joy. ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

March 16th, 2011

Message to Japanese people affected by the Sendai Quake & Tsunami *UPDATED LINKS*

Japan, Summer 1979. Photo by Nishi F. Saimaru ©1990 Nishi F. Saimaru/Yoko Ono My dear people of Japan, I feel numb now, as if I was there myself and hit with this disaster as you have been. Only just recently I visited Tokyo, and was delighted how beautiful, clean and ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

February 3rd, 2011

IMAGINE PEACE 2011

Dear Friends,In two weeks time, on February 18th, 2011, I will be 78.I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what I am really like. It’s something I would love to know, too! One day it will suddenly dawn on us …maybe.The world situation is too ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

January 24th, 2011

I fully support Mayor Bloomberg’s wise FIX GUN CHECKS proposal. Thank you, Mayor.

Dear FriendsMany lives will be saved by Mayor Bloomberg’s sensible proposal to improve background checks for the purchase of guns.I fully support Mayor Bloomberg’s wise proposal. Thank you, Mayor. We New Yorkers are all very proud of you for your wisdom and courage. With deep respect and love, Yoko Ono ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

October 24th, 2010

VIDEO: Global Oneness Day – Sunday 24th October

They say if all the people in China were to jump up and down at the same time, the axis of the globe would shift. Well, we are here together. Billions of us. Standing at the dawn of a new age Determined to shift the axis of the world to ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

October 9th, 2010

Join Us by Tweeting Your Wishes for Peace

Dear Friends,Today, October 9th, I 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 coming to http://IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com where you can also watch the lighting live ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

October 4th, 2010

Let’s Tweet a Million Wishes for PEACE for John Lennon’s birthday, October 9th

Dear Friends On October 9th at 7.45pm GMT, I will relight IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Reykjavik, Iceland in memory of my late husband John Lennon. Please ask all your friends to join us LIVE at www.IMAGINEPEACETOWER.com 7.45pm GMT = 8.45pm UK = 2.45pm NY = 11.45am LA = 4.45am Japan ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

August 6th, 2010

‘On Hiroshima Day’

To the Family of Peace, On Hiroshima Day Let’s: Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace, and IMAGINE PEACE- so there will be No more Hiroshima or Nagasaki!Some people are thinking that IMAGINE PEACE is not working. Well, look around and think how many things are coming out. Without knowing the ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

July 4th, 2010

Imagine Peace

A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good. I think. The butterfly is busybodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves every day for our survival as we think we know how. But the difference with us, is that we know we are not as innocent ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

July 2nd, 2010

Yoko Ono talks about LENNON remasters coming this October

Dear FriendsIn this very special year, which would have seen my husband and lifetime partner John Lennon reach the age of 70, I was surprised that so many musicians from all over the world sent me their ideas of how they were making a tribute to John this year. But ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

June 20th, 2010

My Daddy Is Beautiful

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! I know that our kids will be blessing you on this day. Usually, we women, wearing many hats, tend to leave it to our kids to bless you. But I’d like to make a point for this Father’s Day that we, women, appreciate and bless you, too. ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

May 11th, 2010

Mayors of the World for Peace Speech: Power to the People

We are gathering here this evening with one concern all of us have. What can we do to stop Hiroshima and Nagasaki from being repeated again to destroy the lives on this planet? This time, it will not be two cities. It will be the world.It seems the choices we ... continue reading

Yoko Ono

Artist, Musician and Peace Activist

April 19th, 2010

Bless Josh in Your Mind

Dear Family of Peace,This open letter from a soldier, Josh Stieber, is very, very important for the world.It is also important to us, the Family of Peace.Bless Josh in your mind or write a letter or comment below expressing your gratitude, and continue our daily visualization of World Peace.Ask our ... continue reading

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  • March 20th, 2013

    1,057,000

    Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980. An average of ...

  • August 6th, 2011

    On Hiroshima Day

    Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. Trust in the power of human intellect and the super ability sleeping ...

  • February 3rd, 2011

    IMAGINE PEACE 2011

    Dear Friends,In two weeks time, on February 18th, 2011, I will be 78.I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what ...

  • August 13th, 2011

    Watch the film #BEDPEACE starring John Lennon & Yoko Ono *** FREE *** This weekend only!

    (Click here to watch Bedpeace) Message from Yoko Ono   Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the ...

  • January 20th, 2014

    TO THE JAPANESE FISHERMAN OF TAIJI

    Dear Japanese Fishermen of Taiji, I understand how you must feel about the one-sided-ness of the West to be angry at your traditional capture and ...

  • July 4th, 2010

    Imagine Peace

    A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good. I think. The butterfly is busybodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves ...

  • January 24th, 2011

    I fully support Mayor Bloomberg’s wise FIX GUN CHECKS proposal. Thank you, Mayor.

    Dear FriendsMany lives will be saved by Mayor Bloomberg’s sensible proposal to improve background checks for the purchase of guns.I fully support Mayor Bloomberg’s wise ...

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