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Pianos in the Streets

Posted at 12:54 PM on June 5, 2009 by Gillian Martin (1 Comments)

Are you someone who dreams of a world in which strangers spontaneously burst into song together? Well, maybe you've watched too many musicals; or maybe, you're planning a trip to London this summer.

Starting June 23rd, the city of London will have 31 grand pianos outdoors at various prominent locations, complete with laminated songbooks. The hope of the organizers of the event is that it will build community spirit, by encouraging passers-by to have an impromptu sing-along with other passers-by. I, for one, am a little skeptical, but you never know.

Read more about it here.

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