Armageddon is, in the West, symbolic of the the war
that ends all wars, a terrible battle, a nuclear holocaust. The
hill (har) of Megiddo is the place described in the Bible as Armageddon.
to create the International
Art for Peace Festival in Galilee, projected to
develop over a four year period in the month of April for one
or two weeks around Earth Day (April 22) on the site of Megiddo.
The themes will be: "Transforming Armageddon, Swords into Plowshares"
and "A Turning of Hearts" (from the last words of the last Jewish
prophet). We would invite
works from around the world as well as from local artists
in a way to touch with light and spirit the dark specter of Armageddon.