Empire State LEDs Light up Colours of Philippine Flag for Typhoon Victims


The Empire State Building recently got an overhaul of its lighting, giving more light and colour to the New York City skyline at night. The building is currently lit with the colours of the Philippine flag in honor of the victims of devastating Typhoon Haiyan. With many people's eyes focused on the Philippines in the week after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit parts of the country, some people in New York may also be looking at another towering entity supporting the Haiyan effort from afar: the Empire State Building. The Empire State Building's LED tower lights are often lit to commemorate "key milestones, events, charitable organizations, countries, and holidays throughout the world." It held the first of two evenings of Philippine-inspired tower lightings to show solidarity with the country after the onslaught of the typhoon. Read more at Rappler.


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