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Sundance Film Festival Secret Reward

Park City,Utah (RushPRNews) 01/14/09 -An ongoing Treasure Hunt is this year`s Sundance Film Festival`s best kept secret (until now). During the 2008 Fest lucky celebrities were gifted 110 of these mystical musical instruments called SongPods. The 111th SongPod was hidden somewhere in the festival`s host of Park City with the  clues " posted at the www.SongPods.com website.

To date " no one has claimed to have found the 111th SongPod, which is encased in a palm-sized weather-proof container. It`s matching SongPod or Pod`ner " " will be awarded to the Finder when they contact www.SongPods.com with the container`s validation code. The lucky Finder`s story will also be posted on the site.

SongPods` Native American Indian inventor adds, The clues on the site should be a breeze for anyone standing out in the cold. There. I just gave you another clue. " The anonymous Indian has been hiding SongPods all over North America for the past 25 years. They have been hidden from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Circle. This is the inventor`s first SongPod cache in Utah.

What are SongPods? They are Trademarked as handheld self-playing musical instruments, created to stir joy and spread peace. " Each tear-drop shaped metal SongPod requires several hours of crafting over 6 days. They are each filled with their own unique collection of crystals, beads, secrets, mysteries "and three hours of intricate welding. " When available for sale, a custom made SongPod retails in the $155 range and includes a three lifetime Guarantee. " Their mischievous Inventor adds, Let`s hope I still know how to weld three lifetimes from now. "

Why hide them? I have my reasons, " the soft-spoken Inventor replies. www.SongPods.com spells out a few of them.

The lucky celebs of 2008 often begged for more than one SongPod. I didn`t see the celebrities as greedy. They responded like everyone does when they first hold SongPods to their own ears. Everyone gets that inner buzz and an outer bliss. Who wouldn`t want two  "ear-gasms` after they`ve had just one! "

Want to buy a SongPod instead of braving the Park City elements to find the hidden Sundance Pod? Sorry. There`s always a waiting list. Each SongPod is custom made and can include some small meaningful shards or even special ashes " provided by the requesting party. Proceeds from those SongPods which are sold (instead of discovered) benefit both Native and Nature projects including the rehabilitation of injured wildlife.

Want to have a SongPod hidden near you " for a fund-or-consciousness raiser?

Have Pod "Will Travel " is printed on the Inventor`s calling card, along with the website www.SongPods.com.  http://www.rushprnews.com/2009/01/14/sundance-film-festival-secret-reward-your-own-celebrity-ear-gasm/

Here`s to-Peace-in-a-Pod! "

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SongPods News Native American Inventor Brings Peace in A Pod

To Peace in a Pod! Profits From The Sales of SongPods To Benefit Native and Nature Projects

Las Vegas, NV (RushPRnews) 02/26/09-When the Native American Inventor of SongPods first turned her torch to metal, she had no idea she was making history. For the past quarter century these small hand-held self-playing musical instruments have carried her vision of “Peace with Earth” to all seven continents.

The SongPods website lists the little metal miracles’ journeys – from clinics founded by Mother Theresa, to Walk-Abouts in Australia, urban Hospitals and numerous Hospices.

Site photos clearly show the faces of Native Children and Hollywood Celebrities lighting up with equal delight when first experiencing these magical musical marvels.Stars enjoying their songspod at Sundance Film Festival 2009

SongPods recently “stirred the peace” at the Sundance Film Festival (Image to the right: Click to enlarge -Stars enjoying their songspod at Sundance Film Festival 2009) in Park City Utah. For their second consecutive year, a “Treasure Hunt” to find the hidden SongPod was held complete with pictures and clues posted around town and on the official website www.SongPods.com.

Earlier, SongPods took the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Conference by peaceful storm, as 

thousands of Music Therapists, Private Practitioners, Music Educators and Students shared the mysterious instruments’ melodious enchantment.

One veteran public school therapist commented, “It’s exciting to have a musical instrument no one can break! The more the most energetic child throws it around – the more the SongPod just keeps singing!”


The Spiritual Care Collaborative (SCC), an international group of professional organizations representing well over 10,000 spiritual care providers, Chaplains, Pastors, Educators and Researchers gathered this February where SongPods remained their perennial hit! “SongPods are used in Critical Care and Pediatric Units of major hospitals,” commented a SongPod fan at the Spiritual Care Collaborative Summit. “SongPods illicit positive responses from everyone we serve, including children with Autism, burn victims, seriously ill infants, Alzheimer patients…I’ve never met a person who refused the quiet pleasure and comfort offered by a SongPod!”

Support groups for families with Autistic children and young adults are quick converts to SongPods. One mother and support group organizer summed it up, “Using SongPods every day guarantees my family twenty minutes of connection, communication, smiles and cooperation…I wouldn’t trade them for any other tool or technique! They are a godsend!”

Galleries and Catalogs offer SongPods to savvy art and craft collectors. SongPods also appear on more than one recording artist’s CD. Flordemayo, one of the respected “traveling 13 Indigenous Grandmothers,” has gifted SongPods to dignitaries around the world. Her recent CD features a showering rush of SongPod music!

Massage Therapists in private practice and at spas delight their clients with a “SongPod bath” by shaking the tear-drop shaped instruments over the prone body, then clacking two of the crystal-filled metal music makers together and placing them along the “meridian points” or in the waiting palms of their happy clients.

SongPods are unbreakable and their inventor offers two promises with each custom made instrument: SongPods come with a “three-count’em-three lifetime warranty to not stop singing! And, of course, your bliss is guaranteed!” In 25 years of welding SongPods, less than 6 have been returned, and then, it was for an exchange not a refund. “Apparently I missed on their bliss the first try,” the torch-carrying welder smiled. “Second try was the charm!”

Each SongPod is custom made which also allows for a fragment or shard or ashes meaningful to the person to be included along with the three hours of intricate welding inside every Pod. Members of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) have referred clients to www.SongPods.com as a means of preserving cremated remains in SongPods. “One of the most heart-touching was the peace SongPods brought to a family of five adult siblings, each wanting to take their Mom’s ashes home with them. By placing just a whisper of their beloved Mother’s ashes in each SongPod, they each not only got their wish, but the music emanating from their SongPods reminds them to this day that their Mother’s enduring wish was for them to all get along in harmony and respect.”

Profits from the sales of SongPods benefit Native and Nature Projects including the preservation and protection of endangered plants and animals. The SongPods’ Motto reflects their ongoing vision: “Peace on Earth must include Peace with Earth. SongPods provide a universal pause for an unexpected smile, a moment of delight, a reminder that peace is possible, and is in your own hands.”

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