View all newsletters
Latest in Luxury - Sign up to our weekly newsletter
  1. Travel
  2. Travel News
September 30, 2010updated Feb 07, 2013

To John, With Peace and Love

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

On Sunday September 12, 2010, Montblanc unveiled the John Lennon Edition writing instrument and launched a program that will support access to music education to children around the world.

To commemorate the launch of this edition, Montblanc hosted five simultaneous events in major cities around the world to celebrate Lennon’s global message of peace and love and the 70th anniversary of one of the most talented artists ever to write music history.

The New York City launch event took place in a location overlooking Central Park, only a few blocks from where Lennon lived in his final years. It was hosted by Susan Sarandon, and featured the presentation of the pen, followed by a musical performance by Christina Aguilera and the US premiere of Sam Taylor-Wood’s Nowhere Boy, a film about Lennon’s early years.

Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Mexico City also hosted simultaneous satellite events. Yoko Ono attended the launch event in Berlin.

For more than 20 years, Montblanc has been involved in nurturing, preserving and developing artistic talent through its numerous initiatives across the world. With such a history, Montblanc, also known as the “culture brand”, is honoring Lennon’s life, his music and his dreams by donating proceeds of the John Lennon Edition to selected cultural projects that support music education around the world, such as the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a US non-profit organization providing young people with the means to learn how to compose, play, perform, record and produce songs and music videos.

The Montblanc John Lennon Edition is available in Montblanc boutiques worldwide.

www.montblanc.com

Content from our partners
Grand Wailea: Experience Heaven, Earth and Sea
Plan the Unexpected with Resorts World Las Vegas' Flexible Dates
Indulge Your Senses at Resorts World Las Vegas

Topics in this article :
Select and enter your email address Be the first to know about the latest in luxury lifestyle. Get the latest news on hotel openings and in-depth travel guides. Get insider access to exclusive promotions and special offers from our luxury partners.
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
Thank you

Thank you for subscribing to Elite Traveler.

Websites in our network