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David Lynch to visit Ukraine in November
13:38, 20 October 2017
David Lynch to visit Ukraine in November

Lynch will be present at the official opening ceremony of the Ukrainian office of the David Lynch Foundation

13:38, 20 October 2017

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Author of the iconic TV series Twin Peaks David Lynch will visit Ukraine this November. The visit is scheduled for November 16-18.

The press service of the David Lynch Foundation informed that at this time the opening ceremony of the fund’s office in Ukraine will take place. Apart from that, the famous director is to meet students, officials, representatives of artistic and political circles.

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Right after the visit to Ukraine, Lynch is to go to Georgia, where he will participate in the opening ceremony of the international film school. Georgian officials of education, science, and cultural spheres are to discuss cooperation with the Fund with its founder.

Previously David Lynch visited Ukraine in 2009.

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The David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace is a global charitable foundation. It was founded by film director and Transcendental Meditation (TM) practitioner David Lynch in 2005 to fund the teaching of TM in schools. Over the years it has expanded its focus to include other "at-risk" populations such as the homeless, U.S. military veterans, African war refugees and prison inmates.

The Foundation is reported to have sponsored between 70,000 and 150,000 students in 350 schools throughout the U.S. and South America. It has held several benefits to inspire charitable contributions. A 2009 benefit concert featured Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and a 2013 event featured Dr. Oz and George Stephanopoulos.

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