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Old 11-07-2004, 10:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The Official Pink Floyd Thread

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PINK FLOYD ::: THE GREAT FLAG UNFURLING ::: 2005
:::an unprecedented international conceptual art & music exhibit :::

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE : May 21st, 2005

for immediate release


September 30th - October 2nd, 2005
Sacrewell Farm & Country Center,
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England


Innertide Media, a not-for-profit project,
is giving everyone who has been inspired by PINK FLOYD,
a chance to be involved in a unique conceptual art & music experience.

All Pink Floyd fans are being asked to represent themselves by submitting a unique personally handcrafted flag or banner. You are not required to attend the event to be the most important part of the exhibit. YOU may also be eligible to collaborate with the exhibit.

YOU are being invited to express your talents, interests, & individuality to the world.
Participants from all over the world will be collaborating in and/or attending this ‘grassroots’ exhibit & benefit, set to take place in late summer 2005 in lovely Peterborough , England.

"THE GREAT FLAG UNFURLING" is a gift from
PINK FLOYD devotees to
Pink Floyd; members, retired members,
"bleeding hearts" and artists.
As a way of showing our appreciation
for the outstanding gift of music,
art, inspiration and insight,
that they have passed onto us.

We understand, from experience, how very important Pink Floyd is to many of us.
And we would like to give you the opportunity to express your individuality, while uniting interests with other individuals, from around the world. The event will benefit the Charitable Trust of Sacrewell Farm, in Peterborough, England.

Each flag will be individually hung, and displayed in a rural country side field.
Each individual flag as well as the entire collection of flags are considered a piece of art.

The exhibit, as a whole, essentially representing ‘art within art’.

This type of conceptual art display is inspired by the art of Pink Floyd. Storm Thorgerson, Pink Floyd's 'in house' Art Director,and some of his company's works can be seen & purchased, by visiting: www.greatflagunfurled.org/takenbystorm.html

The Great Flag Unfurling & Innertide Media support the mission statement of: promoting world peace & environmental awareness through music & the arts without the boundaries of language.

The event details are translated into several international languages,
More languages can be added by International Pink Floyd fans, just like you.

To find out more about the event (as important details unfold), or
to view the 38 available international languages, please visit the website at:
http://www.greatflagunfurled.org/

or if you have any questions, comments
or would like to collaborate in the event,
please email us at :
Divisionebelle@aol.com

*We are not affiliated with Pink Floyd in anyway, other than being loving fans.
Pink Floyd will NOT be playing, to our knowledge, but they are always cordially invited to attend.

::: LATEST NEWS UPDATE ::: April 16th, 2005 :::

After nearly one year, since we set out on this endeavor, we are very pleased (and relieved…) to announce the long awaited details of PINK FLOYD ::: THE GREAT FLAG UNFURLING ::: 2005. The exhibit will be taking place at Sacrewell Farm & Country Center in Thornhaugh, Peterborough, England. The 3-day-long conceptual art & music exhibition & international festival is scheduled for September 30th - October 2nd , 2005.

The Unfurling will be open to the public and all admission proceeds will go to benefit The Charitable Trust of Sacrewell Farm & the farm’s rural education program.

If you are considering attending the event, you will need to make your own travel & accommodation arrangements. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Limited on-site camping will be available with a reservation.

Sacrewell Farm is WHEELCHAIR & HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE.
The Great Flag Unfurling 2005 is a FAMILY EVENT.

Please let us know if we can be of assistance to you.

Divisionebelle@aol.com


>>> UPCOMING FLAG DEADLINE <<<

Please keep in mind, all packages must be received,
or postmarked by: June 11th, 2005.

Please, consider hosting a ‘flag making party’ with your friends & family.
This is a fun way of helping out a good cause.


>>> CAMPING NOW AVAILABLE <<<

There is a limited amount a camping space available, at a small additional cost.
Please Contact us for more information, or continue to check back with The Official Great Flag Unfurling 2005 website.

http://www.greatflagunfurled.org/

>>> STAFF, VENDING & PERFORMING <<<

We are now accepting your applications to collaborate in the exhibit.
We would like to give YOU or your group the opportunity to be a presenter in this event.

Do you sing? Play any instruments? Have a band? Dance? Would you like to perform at the event? Have something you would like to discuss with the attendees (such as a speech or workshop on environmental education or craft activity) Would you like to host an activity? Children’s activity? Do you have a special talent? Do you have an idea for a sculpture or work of art that you would like to be displayed? Do you support a charity that you would like to obtain a booth for? Would you like to sell your unique handmade crafts & items?

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING, PERFORMING OR VENDING
AT THE EXHIBIT, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY,
AS SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS MAY NEED TO BE MADE.

The creativity application can be found on the official great flag unfurling website at:
http://www.greatflagunfurled.org/

Or you can email us:
Divisionebelle@aol.com


>>> YOU ARE LOVED PROMOTION <<<
::: promotion expires June 11th, 2005 :::

Without your support, this event would not be possible. We would like to show our gratitude to our fellow Pink Floyd fans, by sending you a token of our appreciation.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT:

http://www.greatflagunfurled.org/iamloved.html


>>> PASSPORTS <<<

NOW IS THE TIME, to begin arranging your PASSPORTS,(if you have not already done so.)
if you are planning or considering attending the unprecedented historical event.
please see the links below.

in USA: http://travel.state.gov/passport/get_first.html
in CANADA: http://www.ppt.gc.ca/passports/how_obtain_e.asp

If you already have a passport, it may need to be renewed.


IN MOST CASES PASSPORTS WILL TAKE UP TO 3 MONTHS TO RECEIVE.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ON OBTAINING A PASSPORT,
PLEASE CONTACT US AT Divisionebelle@AOL.COM

>>> WEBSITE UPDATES <<<

We would like to welcome you to our newly updated website & forum.
Fell free to register on the forum. Registered members will recieve all updates & details. Also, please take a moment look around the website our sponsers, & supporters, whom without, this would not be possible. and view the flags that have been sent in by fans from around the world. The language details are now available in 34 languages, translated by international floydians.

Please do not hesitate to mail us with questions or comments.


Thank you for your continued support.


Shine on...

Sincerely,
The Great Flag Unfurling Team



I.M.I.
18231 Sherrington Road
Shaker Hts., OH 44122
USA

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"in a world that we all must share,
it's not enough just to stand and stare."
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Old 01-16-2005, 01:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i was sitting here listening to the bends when it suddenly hit me how similiar floyd and R'head are. both in sound and their stance in the world of rock. both use studio production and sounds heavily. both are completely experimental and progressive. both have produced to album masterpieces. And both are seen as just about as weird and out there as you can get. anyway, what do you guys think?
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I see what you mean but I think Radiohead have more in common with Can than Pink Floyd
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I had the exact same revelation as you! I was sitting on a plane listening to the Bends and I had Dark Side Of The Moon in my bag and thats exactly what I thought too! I definatley agree with you..
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Old 01-18-2005, 02:34 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I see what you mean but I think Radiohead have more in common with Can than Pink Floyd
cant say ive ever heard can. i'll check them out though
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radiohead and pink floyd kick some ass, but i dont think theyre the same
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NO sorry but i think they are different
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NO sorry but i think they are different
in what way?
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in the way that they are
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