This year´s LennonOno Grant For Peace will be awarded to five activists today 9th of October here in Iceland. The recipients are: Lady Gaga, Rachel Corrie, John Perkins, Christopher Hitchens and Pussy Riot. Also today, the annual lighting of Imagine Peace Tower will take place at 8pm local time on the island of Viðey in Reykjavík, Iceland. You can read more about the LennonOno Grant for Peace and the recipients here
and view a live feed of the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower at www.imaginepeacetower.com
The acknowledgement is given biennially in Iceland on the same day John Lennon´s birthday is celebrated.