Exhibitions

50 years ‘Bed-In for Peace’ at Hilton, Amsterdam

GP News
12 March 2019 - 01:23 PM
Exhibitions
50 years ago Hilton Amsterdam became the place of a historical event. John Lennon and his new bride Yoko Ono stayed 7 days in room 902 which nowadays is known as John & Yoko Suite. Their “Bed-in for Peace” protest made a statement on world peace and reached millions of people all over the world. This legendary event will be celebrated with two exhibitions and events in the period between 22nd and 31st of March 2019.

Program
Thursday, 21st of March

11:30 – 12:00pm
Welcome at Hilton Amsterdam

12:00 – 12:30pm
Introduction 50 years “Bed-in for Peace”
Roberto Payer, General Manager Hilton Amsterdam;
Govert de Roos, co-creator of the photo exhibition “What happened in Room 902”
Abigail Esman, John Lennon and Yoko Ono exhibition organizer

12:30 – 2:00pm
Opportunity to visit the exhibitions, have a tour in the John & Yoko Suite
and network afterwards while having drinks and bites