Saturday, August 22, 2009

The Michael Jackson Tribute Portrait Begins August 28th

Announcing the start of the largest Michael Jackson Tribute! The only Tribute created by the fans, for the fans, The Michael Jackson Tribute Portrait.

This Official Portrait of Michael Jackson will be created on canvas from hand-drawn dots by Celebrity Artist David Ilan. It will take one million dots to complete this interactive work of art. Fans around the world are invited to "be a dot" in Michael's Portrait. One Dot = One Fan

The first dots will be drawn at a ribbon cutting ceremony one day before Michael's Birthday, Friday, August 28, 2009, Noon at the EDGE Performing Arts Center, Hollywood, California.

During this Media Event (by invitation only),the first dot will be drawn for Michael. The next dots will be for his children. Invited Guests, including some of those who were closest to Michael, will be honored on this occasion with their dots. The three contest winners will receive their dots as well. At the conclusion of this event, the new Tribute Website will be launched:

Here, fans around the world will be invited to get their FREE DOT to complete the portrait. You can also attach a message to your dot and "connect your dot" with other fans' dots by reading their messages and profiles. You will get your own dot number and a description of the location of your dot in his portrait. This is the only tribute that allows fans worldwide to participate and forever be connected to Michael Jackson's legacy. It is expected to take three months to complete Michael's Portrait. Following the World Tour of this work of art made from the dots of
one million Michael Jackson Fans, it will be permanently exhibited a prestigious location.
This location will be announced at Friday's ceremony by a surprise guest!

You Do Not Have Your Dot Yet!

As a special thank you to those who demonstrated their early support for this Tribute by voting "Yes," we are inviting only YOU to pre-register for your free dot on Thursday, August 27, one day before the public announcement. If you have already voted and given your e-mail address at the original website,, you are guaranteed to have your dot placed in Michael's face. However, you do not yet have your dot. You must go to the new website,, on Thursday, August 27 (or after) to get your dot. You will also be able to add your message.


Anonymous said...

Yayyyyyy! I can't wait to be a dot Aunt P!

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

hahaha, Nikk! What are the chances mine will be next to yours? ;)

Did you get the e-mail from them?

Anonymous said...

Dunno. BRB

Anonymous said...

Yayyyy! You copied and pasted to your blog?

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Most of it! Did you see what they had to say about the first to vote?
To get the dot, you have to pre-register on 8/27 on the new Portrait Website plus you'll be able to add a message with your dot!

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petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

It sure is, Nikk! I've never been a dot before! ;) Will talk to you later! <3333333333

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Mama Zen said...

That is really, really cool. What a unique tribute!

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

It truly is, MZ! I know we're wrapped up in Michael Jackson frenzy right now. But this tribute allows the fans to have dierct participation. I think that's great! :))