In light of Yoko Ono’s birthday today, the City of Reykjavík have decided to relight Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower, reports Vísir.
The Imagine Peace Tower was created as a memorial to John Lennon and has the words, “Imagine Peace” written on the monument’s exterior in 24 languages. The memorial, which consists of a tall tower of lights and prisms that reflect a column of light vertically into the sky, has become a tourist attraction for Icelanders and foreigners alike.
The tower is usually lit for a month each year starting on John Lennon’s birthday, October 9th and through to December 8th, the date he was shot.
The tower will be turned on at 18:00 today and will remain lit until 10:00 tomorrow morning.
The City is offering a boat ride out to the tower for anyone who would like to see it at 20:00 pm tonight, pick up is at the old harbour in central Reykjavík.