Media Invitation - Press conference and tour of the Give Peace a Chance exhibition

MONTREAL, May 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To mark the 45th anniversary of Bed-in, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel invites media representatives to a press tour of the GIVE PEACE A CHANCE exhibition.

This pop up exhibition, held from 26 May to 2 June, will showcase more than 30 large photographs taken in 1969 by photographer Gerry Deiter, as well as testimonials from participants at the Bed-in.

In the spirit of collaborative action, the hotel, in partnership with National Exhibitions & Archives has invited community groups to take part in the celebrations to explore various aspects of pacifist and artistic involvement.

The inauguration will be attended by Joan Athey, author of Give Peace a Chance - John & Yoko's Bed-in for Peace; André Perry, who recorded the song Give Peace a Chance at the hotel; Béatrice Vaugrante, Executive Director, Amnistie internationale francophone Canada; Aubin Boudreau, Executive Director, Accueil Bonneau and Mario Saint-Amand, spokesperson for Accueil Bonneau.

 

When:

Monday, May 26 at 10:30 am



Where:

Hotel lobby, across from Les Voyageurs bar


 Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth


900 René-Lévesque Blvd West.


Montreal

 

The press release is available on our website: http://bit.ly/1qV5w6Y

Facebook.com/FairmontQueenElizabeth
Twitter : #Bedin45 @FairmontQueenE

 

SOURCE Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth

For further information: RSVP and information: Joanne Papineau, 514 954-2208,joanne.papineau@fairmont.com