FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
18th Oct., 2001
BED-IN AND FAST FOR WORLD PEACE
Using the Power of the Internet for Global Peace
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
Masterton, New Zealand.
In response to the events in the USA and Afghanistan, artists Amy Berk and Andy Cox, currently in residence at New Pacific Studio, New Zealand, are holding a bed-in for peace this coming weekend. They will be staying in bed, fasting, and meditating on world peace for 48 hours. The event will be WEBCAST LIVE over the internet to try to connect disparate groups on-line and create a world community for peace.
The internet link for the webcast will be:
They invite you to join them (in bed or not) for any or all of this 48-hour event using the free IVISIT video conference application. Conduct your own bed-in and/or fast and share your thoughts over the internet.
To participate in the video conference, please go to http://www.TWCDC.com/bed-in-for-peace.html and follow the instructions to install IVISIT and join the conference. (You just need a computer and internet connection - webcam and mike are optional)
Global timings coinciding with our 48 hour live webcast and conference are:
Masterton: 8 pm Friday 19th Oct. to 8 pm, Sunday 21st Oct.
San Francisco: 12 am Friday 19th Oct. to 12 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
New York: 3 am Friday 19th Oct. to 3 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
Rio de Janeiro: 5 am Friday 19th Oct. to 5 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
London: 8 am Friday 19th Oct. to 8 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
Moscow: 11 am Friday 19th Oct. to 11 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
Kabul: 11:30 am Friday 19th Oct. to 11:30 am, Sunday 21st Oct.
Bangkok: 2 pm, Friday 19th Oct. to 2 pm, Sunday 21st Oct.
PLEASE JOIN US
Or, call us in New Zealand on +64-6-375-8441
PLEASE FORWARD TO ANYONE WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED
tel in New Zealand: +64-6-375-8441