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Tiananmen Square to The Berlin Wall
  A Commemoration & A Celebration

Please join us in
A special event to commemorate the Tiananmen Massacre and
to Celebrate the Fall of the Berlin Wall
With International Performers & House of Blues Gospel Singers


In the spring of 1989, Beijing erupted with the largest spontaneous demonstrations the Peoples' Republic of China had witnessed in its 40-year history.  The pro-democracy movement quickly spread to over 30 cities around China before the world witnessed the horrors of the government's brutal crackdown.  As the Chinese people fled from the tanks and guns, they asked the international press to let the world know the truth.

They asked the world not to forget.

    The iron curtain divided Europe for more than 40 years and "the Berlin Wall" surrounded East Berlin for more than 28 years.  In 1989, the governments of Poland, Hungary, East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Romania collapsed under their own repressive weight.  The fall of the Berlin Wall became the symbol of the Miracle Year of 1989. 

Please join us in Honoring the Following
 
Spirit of Tiananmen Award
Tracy Gore, Amnesty International, James Zimmerman, Amnesty International,
Ting Huang, Sylvia St James
Federation for Democracy in China, LA chapter, Hong Kong Forum
West American Chinese Political Refugees Association
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Champion for Freedom of Religion Award
Brother Peter Zhou, Father Gerard O'Brien
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Champion for Freedom of Speech
Fang Zheng

 

Date :         Sunday, May 24, 2009                      
Time:         11:00 a.m. Reception and Registration
                   Exhibition:
                          Tiananmen Story - photo essay curated by Visual Artists Guild
                          The Miracle Year - photo exhibition provided by Wende Museum
                   Buffet Brunch 1:00 p.m.
                   Program begins promply at 1:45 p.m.
Place:         House of Blues, Los Angeles
                     8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, Ca. 90069
Cost:           Include the famous House of Blues Buffet Brunch. Ticket: $35 advanced, $42.50 at the door,
                     Supporter Ticket: $50, Donor Ticket: $100

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Please mail check payable to:

Visual Artists Guild P.O. Box 861132 Los Angeles, Ca. 90086-1132 
Postmarked by May 14, 2009   Printable Format (Pdf)
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Background Information:  For more information on the Tiananmen Massacre, please click on Tiananmen Story .   Printable Format (Pdf). Visual Artists Guild is a non-profit organization as qualified under Section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue code.  This is an all volunteers' organization.