Empire State Building in NYC lit up in green for Eid al-Fitr
The skyscraper has carried out the tradition “for several years now, it is an annual lighting,” a building spokeswoman says.
Empire State Building lit green for Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, July 17, 2015. . (photo credit:AFP PHOTO / BRIGITTE DUSSEAU)
Muslims kicked off Eid al-Fitr celebrations on Friday around the world and to mark the holiday one of New York City’s most iconic landmarks was lit in green.
The skyscraper was illuminated with the green lights until 2:00 a.m. (EST) on Saturday morning when the building traditionally turns out its lights, AFP reported.
The skyscraper has carried out the tradition “for several years now, it is an annual lighting,” a building spokeswoman told AFP.
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