World Sword Swallower's Day
SSAI is pleased to announce the 5th Annual World Sword Swallower's Day on Saturday, February 267, 2011, co-sponsored by Ripley Entertainment and celebrated at Ripley's Believe It or Not! locations worldwide!
Held each year on the LAST Saturday of February in conjunction with National Swallowing Disorders Month
This year, World Sword Swallower's Day 2011 falls on Saturday, February 26, 2011
Celebrate with us at your nearest Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, or with a sword swallower near you!
To raise awareness of the contributions sword swallowers have made in the fields of medicine and science
To honor veterain sword swallowers
To raise donations for Esophageal Cancer Research and the Injured Sword Swallowers Relief Fund with donations matched by Ripley Entertainment
To educate the general public and dispel myths on the art of sword swallowing
To do medical demonstrations for the medical community at hospitals and medical centers
To raise awareness that the 4000 year old ancient art of sword swallowing is still a viable entertainment art
Media is invited to witness this incredible visual forray!
At 2:00pm local time, sword swallowers will be making appearances, signing autographs, performing their individual signature acts, or unveiling UNBELIEVABLE NEW STUNTS, some of which have NEVER BEEN WITNESSED BEFORE IN PUBLIC!
At precisely 2:27:10pm local time, sword swallowers at each property will swallow a sword in honor of veteran and fellow sword swallowers around the world! Local celebrities are invited to attend and remove a sword from a sword swallower's throat! Details are being kept secret until the day of the event.
Major media coverage in past years has included CNN, BCC, Fox News, and local and regional news.
Please contact us to be part of this event and get your own media exposure!
Please contact us or check with your local Ripley's Believe it or Not! for specific details.
Don't miss out on the mass sword swallow scheduled at 2:27:10 local time!
Sword swallowers around the world, there has never been such an opportunity to get your face in so many media outlets at once! This will be a true credential builder and historic event! If you have not yet made arrangements, please contact us for details.
Organized by the Sword Swallowers Association International, the event is co-sponsored by Ripley Entertainment.
Full details and press releases here....
Esophageal Cancer Research or the
Injured Swordswallowers Relief Fund