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Project: «International Day of Peace via Art»




The project of the political party «Справедливая Россия»: nnovgorod.spravedlivo.ru (sub-unit in the Nizhny Novgorod region).

Проект: «Международный день Мира через Искусство»


About the political party "Справедливая Россия" (EN: Just Russia, Fair Russia);

Руководство регионального отделения СР в Нижегородской области (RU);

Curator of the project: Якимов Алексей Викторович (politician and political scientist from this political party);

Representative: un-goal@yandex.com (not member of the political party, some issues);

This project on Facebook (social network);

Deputies of the State Duma of Russia from this political party (RU);


1) Sergey Mikhailovich Mironov via the official website (many methods). Sergey Mironov is personal patron for the global project during the preparation;

2) E-mail addresses of the main office of the political party;


Information in the official community of the political party (RU);


Statement of the UN representative, as and public opinion, became the important sign and call to take action. Political party the «Справедливая Россия» gives help for the UN Peace Messengers in the implementation of them noble tasks for the good of billions people around the world. Main hero of this project was not only great musician.

Main goals of the project and the rationale of usefulness:

This page is intended to create the new International Day of the UN: www.un.org/en/events/observances/subject.shtml (the legendary John Lennon must be here). New initiative will be directed to the relevant agencies of the UN on some stage of the prepare this global project (date must carry the great good for billions people: not only for current and new fans around the world, but and for reach the goals of the UN in the same time). Configuration of the project may be changed dependently of circumstances. This must be justified.

Materials, related with John Lennon and The Beatles (must be collected):

1) Need to collect outstanding accomplishments of John Lennon and the band The Beatles, related directly to the UN, or with state power (Lennon is the leader of The Beatles). These can be facts and events also.

Part of outstanding accomplishments of John has the great relation to the goals of the United Nations (his the creativity and activity). Respecting to the legendary musician from the UN is confirmed on the practice and exists in different spheres (many examples). John carries many favor for people on the global level:

a) «John Lennon Educational Tour Bus» is used via the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) to improve understanding and cooperative relations among nations and peoples across cultures and religions, against extremism in the same time (need rotate this page to see). But the bus is intended be useful not only via Internet, when people get knowledge and development with help of music:

"The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a not-for-profit organization in the United States that travels around the country, offering free workshops for youth on producing music videos and documentaries. The John Lennon Bus encourages the kind of creative expression and innovation through technology that the Create UNAOC Challenge values.";

b) The Queen of the United Kingdom welcomes and particularly emphasizes role of the band The Beatles in the history of 20 century:

"What a remarkable fifty years they have been: for the world, for the Commonwealth and for Britain. Think what we would have missed if we had never heard the Beatles or seen Margot Fonteyn dance: never have watched television, used a mobile telephone or surfed the Net (or, to be honest, listened to other people talking about surfing the Net).";

c) The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agrees with Elizabeth II. He thanked the Queen for her great devotion to the ideals of the UN: The Beatles conforms to these ideals by the words of Ban Ki-moon:

"United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the Queen and thanked her for her long-term devotion to the ideals of the United Nations, “from the challenges of the cold war to the threat of global warming, from the Beatles to Beckham”. He added: “With you at the helm, the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth have contributed immensely to the United Nations,” noting also that the four largest current providers of peacekeeping troops were Commonwealth countries.";

d) The UN Messenger of Peace recommends for all Humanity to respect the creative work of John Lennon (Imagine):

"I urge you to listen to Lennon`s "Imagine",and join with the United Nations, during its 60th anniversary year, in celebrating the International Day of Peace on September 21st.";

e) The Beatles and UNESCO World Heritage Site (Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City). On this page are located current criteria. Text:

"Even in the 20th century, Liverpool has made a lasting contribution, remembered in the success of The Beatles, who were strongly influenced by Liverpool’s role as an international port city, which exposed them to seafarers, culture and music from around the world, especially America.";

f) To seventieth birthday of John Lennon (2010), the Royal Mint of the UK released the silver £5 coins with the portrait of the legendary musician. His face is displayed on the reverse side. Profile of the Queen Elizabeth II is displayed on the obverse. The coin is part in the series of silver coins, depicting famous Britons from history ("Great Britons"). Exists the copy of this coin from more noble metal. Golden version was made in the one instance for Yoko Ono (22 carat). She used this gift for the good of ill children. The charitable action began 29 June 2011 (donation via sale the unique coin on the auction in London):

"Last year when the new Alderney £5 coin that featured the portrait of music legend John Lennon on the reverse side was issued for sale. The coin, released on what would have been Lennon’s seventieth birthday in 2010, is part of the ‘Great Britons’ series of silver £5 coins depicting famous Britons from history. John Lennon was selected from six great Britons by a public online poll, which saw over 30,000 members of the public vote and the former Beatle receiving 92% of the votes!";

g) John Lennon is Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). The information from the official journal of the UK government (London Gazette). Needed text is displayed on the top of the page from left side:

"5488 ........ SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 12TH JUNE 1965 ....";

h) John Lennon and Paul McCartney were born and grew in Liverpool, as widely known. Beginning from 2012 year, the two them childhood homes are the heritage of England on the official level. Many early hits of the band The Beatles were written in these places of the historical importance (for example). Both buildings got the such status by the advice of experts from the "English Heritage" (part of the UK government). Photos: home of John Lennon (Mendips, 251 Menlove Avenue), home of Paul McCartney (20 Forthlin Road). The former Minister for Tourism & Heritage of the UK (John Penrose) with colleagues said very kind words on this issue. Official parameters and description for the home of childhood of John Lennon you can read here:

"Mendips, 251 Menlove Avenue was built in 1933 by a firm of builders known as Jones who built many of the houses in the local area, which were all similarly styled and were given names in order to attract middle-class buyers. From 1946-1963, Mendips was the home of the musician and songwriter, John Lennon (1940-1980) who was a member of the 1960s pop phenomenon, The Beatles, from 1960-1970 and later also a social activist. The house was owned by Lennon's aunt and uncle, Mimi and George Smith, with whom he lived from the ages of 5 until 22 due to irregular contact with, and estrangement from both his mother, Julia Lennon (Mimi Smith's sister) and father, Alfred Lennon. Julia Lennon was the person who bought John his first guitar but she was killed in a road accident when Lennon was 17 years old. Mimi and George Smith had moved into Mendips after its owners vacated the house during WWII and never returned; enabling the Smiths to take possession.";

i) ...........

2) Need to collect outstanding accomplishments of John Lennon and the band The Beatles, which are related with them contribution to the world culture (awards, events, facts, statistics and so on). Contribution to education and development also can have the meaning (useful info of different nature). This section is not intended for info, which has relation directly to the UN and state power:

a) John Lennon is located in the special list of the BBC ("100 great British heroes"). This corporation operates under a Royal Charter and is the independent part of the UK government:


T E Lawrence, John Lennon, David Livingstone, David Lloyd George, John Logie Baird, John Lydon (Johnny Rotten)

b) John Lennon is located in the list of the world known magazine the Rolling Stone ("100 Greatest Singers"):

"There was a tremendous intimacy in everything John Lennon did, combined with a formidable intellect. That is what makes him a great singer.";

c) The legendary Freddie Mercury wrote the song, as a tribute of respecting to John Lennon after his cruel death in 1980. This song has title: "Life Is Real (Song for Lennon)":

«Mercury wrote "Life Is Real" as a tribute to John Lennon, whose murder in 1980 had also previously prompted the band to perform his song "Imagine" on tour. Like Lennon's songs, "Life Is Real" features a sparse piano-based arrangement and a melancholy tone. It is also one of the few Queen songs whose lyrics were written before the music ("Killer Queen" being another). The title may be a reference to the lyric "love is real", from Lennon's 1970 song "Love", or the line "nothing is real", from The Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever".It begins with three bell-like piano notes, meant to recall the opening bells in Lennon's "(Just Like) Starting Over", and "Beautiful Boy". Also, the first two words, "Guilt stains..." are virtually identical interval-wise (though in a different key) to Lennon's first two notes in his song, "Mother".»;

d) Exists the lunar crater to honor of John Lennon:

"New York USA (9 October 2009 LT) — Luna Society International (LSI) has announced that a crater on Luna, Earth’s Moon, has been renamed to honor musician and peace activist John Lennon.";

e) John Lennon was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1987 year):

"The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. It was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and music publishers Abe Olman and Howie Richmond. The hall of fame only existed as an online virtual collection until 2010, when it was first put on display as a physical gallery inside The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.";

f) Related with John Lennon artifacts were featured on the exhibit of the GRAMMY Museum:

"The GRAMMY Museum, is an interactive, educational museum devoted to the history and winners of the Grammy Awards. The Museum strives to inspire its visitors to learn about musical genres and history through interactive touch-screens, videos, and recording booths. The museum also features a rich collection of historical music artifacts including costumes and instruments from the Grammy Awards, hand-written lyrics, records, and audio/video recordings.";

g) John Lennon has 1 star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the category «Recording». He was inducted on September 30, 1988 year. Address currently (1750 Vine Street):

"The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust. It is a popular tourist destination, with a reported 10 million visitors in 2003.";

h) John Lennon became member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 year. He was presented by Paul McCartney. Category: «Performer». The Beatles were inducted in 1988. Artifacts of the band in the museum:

"The impact of the Beatles has often been noted but cannot be overstated. The “Fab Four” from Liverpool, England, startled the ears and energized the lives of virtually all who heard them. Their arrival triggered the musical revolution of the Sixties, introducing a modern sound and viewpoint that parted ways with the world of the previous decade. In a career that lasted less than a decade, the Beatles changed the course of rock and roll and popular music. After launching the British Invasion of the United Stated and scoring 20 Number One hits, the Beatles went on to indulge their creative energies in the studio, layering sounds and crafting songs in a way that was experimental yet still accessible. This retreat from the ceaseless mayhem of pop celebrity yielded such musically expansive and lyrically sophisticated albums as Rubber Soul (1965) and Revolver (1966). The group retired from touring in August 1966, and 10 months later, they released
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, an album that has almost universally been cited as the creative apotheosis of rock and roll, a watershed event in which rock became “serious art” without losing its sense of humor. The group continued to break new ground with the
White Album and Abbey Road before calling it quits in 1970. All of the band members went on to successful solo careers.

i) John Lennon got the Grammy Award for Album of the Year: «Double Fantasy» (1981):

«During a nearly two-year split from Ono, Lennon moved to Los Angeles where he recorded the No. 1 hit "Whatever Gets You Thru The Night," which features Elton John and appears on the No. 1 album Walls And Bridges. After reconciling his relationship with Ono, Lennon was granted a green card in 1976. In November 1980 Lennon issued Double Fantasy. The album climbed to No. 1 and took home Album Of The Year honors at the 24th GRAMMY Awards on the strength of the Top 10 hits "(Just Like) Starting Over", "Woman" and "Watching The Wheels".»;

"A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award) – or Grammy – is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. It is the music equivalent to the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for stage performances, and the Academy Awards for motion pictures.";

j) In honor of John Lennon was named the international airport (Liverpool John Lennon Airport):

"Liverpool John Lennon Airport (IATA: LPL, ICAO: EGGP) is an international airport serving the North West of England. Formerly known as Speke Airport, RAF Speke, and Liverpool Airport the airport is within the City of Liverpool on the estuary of the River Mersey some 6.5 nautical miles (12.0 km; 7.5 mi)[1] southeast of the city centre. The airport is named after Liverpudlian musician John Lennon of The Beatles. It has some domestic services and scheduled flights to locations across Europe.";



m) ....

Methods to implement tasks of the International Day permanently:

Need to create mechanism for celebration the new date every day: www.un.org/en/events/culturaldiversityday (something like the mechanism with title: «Do One Thing For Diversity and Inclusion»):

1) The most relevant method to implement the important tasks of the new International Day - placing of page with main content of this event in any location, where the British Council implements the its main tasks via the 110 of countries (popularization of national culture in the educational context). Because John Lennon from the UK (The Beatles);

2) Great number of members from the Group of Friends of the UNAOC, can easy make almost the same (when use best way to create this bridge).

How to be original:

Comparision with the Date 2 October (International Day of Non-Violence) needs in the special attention.

Because Lennon used ideas of Mahatma Gandhi with elements of innovation *. Musician placed these ideas in his songs (gave for people via art and culture). If compare, does not exist big possibility to find music and cinema, other values of the world culture and not only them - in the relation of Mahatma Gandhi. But all of this has the great relation to the leader of The Beatles.

Almost in every point of the Earth is contained fantastic number of fans of John Lennon and the band of all times and peoples. They can provide safety of the planet, if the new International Day in honor them idol will become reality. Also, the concept of the project is directed to make number of fans in several times more (note).

Reasons ..

Content to reach the goals of the UN and world culture (in the same time):

1) Best songs of John Lennon online (Wikipedia contains description of all songs):

Texts must contain the goals of the UN inside of phrases (links to relevant pages of the UN inside of relevant phrases). The scientific linguistic company gave the permission. Links to online video with these songs are displayed as titles (Youtube):


Imagine there is no heaven
It is easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today...

Imagine there is no countries
It is not hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...

You may say I am a dreamer
But I am not the only one
I hope someday you will join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world...

You may say I am a dreamer
But I am not the only one
I hope someday you will join us
And the world will live as one.


Close your eyes,
Have no fear,
The monsters gone,
He is on the run and your daddy is here,

Beautiful, beautiful,
Beautiful Boy,

Before you go to sleep,
Say a little prayer,
Every day in every way,
It is getting better and better,

Beautiful, beautiful,
Beautiful Boy,

Out on the ocean sailing away,
I can hardly wait,
To see you to come of age,
But I guess we will both,
Just have to be patient,
Yes it is a long way to go,
But in the meantime,

Before you cross the street,
Take my hand,
Life is just what happens to you,
While your busy making other plans,

Beautiful, beautiful,
Beautiful Boy,
Darling Sean.


So this is Xmas
And what have you done
Another year over
And a new one just begun
And so this is Xmas
I hope you have fun
The near and the dear one
The old and the young

A very Merry Xmas
And a happy New Year
Let us hope it is a good one
Without any fear

And so this is Xmas
For weak and for strong
For rich and the poor ones
The world is so wrong
And so happy Xmas
For black and for white
For yellow and red ones
Let's stop all the fight

A very Merry Xmas
And a happy New Year
Let us hope it is a good one
Without any fear

And so this is Xmas
And what have we done
Another year over
A new one just begun
And so happy Xmas
We hope you have fun
The near and the dear one
The old and the young

A very Merry Xmas
And a happy New Year
Let us hope it is a good one
Without any fear
War is over, if you want it
War is over now

Happy Xmas.


2) Best songs of The Beatles online (Wikipedia contains description of all songs):

She Loves You (ABOUT);

I Should Have Known Better (ABOUT);

Help! (ABOUT);

Across the Universe (ABOUT);

Please Please Me (ABOUT);

Strawberry Fields Forever (ABOUT);

Yesterday (ABOUT);

Please Mr. Postman (ABOUT);

Free As a Bird (ABOUT);

This Boy (ABOUT);

It Won't Be Long (ABOUT);

Nowhere man (ABOUT);

I'll Get You (ABOUT);

Not A Second Time (ABOUT);

It's Only Love (ABOUT);

Any Time at All (ABOUT);

If I Fell (ABOUT);

3) Resources, related with the United Nations (the most important for simple people):

a) Official website of the UN;

b) Charter of the United Nations;

c) The Rule of Law;

d) The Universal Human Rights Instruments (OHCHR);

e) Directory of the UN System (Navigator № 1);

f) The United Nations Foundation;

g) International days of the UN;

h) The UN Information Centres;

i) The International Court of Justice;

j) World Health Organization (WHO);


l) The UN Development Programme (UNDP);

m) Declarations and Conventions of the UN (GA);

n) Declarations and Conventions of UNESCO;




4) Resources, related with John Lennon and The Beatles (direct relation or no):

a) The Beatles in Wikipedia (category);

b) John Lennon in Wikipedia (category);

c) Official website of the band The Beatles;

d) Official website of John Lennon;

e) Websites, related with The Beatles, in the DMOZ directory;

f) Websites, related with John Lennon, in the DMOZ directory;

g) Official and unofficial resources, related with The Beatles, in the MusicBrainz;

h) Official and unofficial resources, related with John Lennon, in the MusicBrainz;







5) Resources, related with Mahatma Gandhi:






World known politicans in the political party «Справедливая Россия»:

1) Sergey Mironov (Сергей Миронов);

Official profile on the website of the «Справедливая Россия» (Сергей Миронов).

2) Nikolai Levichev (Николай Левичев);

Official profile on the website of the «Справедливая Россия» (Николай Левичев).

Celebrities in the political party «Справедливая Россия»:

a) Oxana Fedorova;

b) Svetlana Svetlichnaya;

c) Elena Berezhnaya;

d) Rimma Markova;

e) Yelena Drapeko;

f) Edita Piekha;

Quotes and explanations (references):

* The Russian article of the Wikipedia contains more of the information about role of Mahatma Gandhi in the philosophy of John Lennon (selected text on this issue from the scientific dissertation). John Lennon says about the role of Mahatma Gandhi on video with Russian translation (short fragment from the documentary).





Legal grounds:

a) Global cultural and educational context;

b) 10 Internet Rights & Principles;

c) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights;

d) info@spravedlivo.ru © 2013 (copyright holder);

e) spravedlivonn@mail.ru © 2013 (copyright holder);

f) International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;

g) The Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity;

h) Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace;

i) International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination;






Проект подготавливается поэтапно. Информация сейчас изложена достаточно хаотично и тексты не являются конечным продуктом. Общая суть понятна уже сейчас.
During some time the project has no legal force.