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Yoko Ono to Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday

August 28, 2010 (3:14 am) GMT
The widow of Beatles legend would hold an award ceremony in October and follow it up with a concert.
Yoko Ono to Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday

is planning a special tribute gig in Iceland to mark what would have been 's 70th birthday in October. legend, who was shot and killed in New York City in 1980, would have celebrated the milestone on October 9 and his widow is planning a series of events to mark the occasion.

Ono will present the Lennon Ono Grant for Peace award, which was created in 2002, to four key figures for their contribution to world harmony, and after the ceremony she will light the Imagine Peace Tower illuminated memorial, located on an island close to the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

The artist/campaigner will then play a special concert with the Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band.

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