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Iconic Empire State Building Illuminates Tower Lights In Celebration Of Nations Competing In London World's Most Famous Office Building Honors Participating Countries

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Empire State Building (ESB) will honor nations competing in London by shining its world-famous tower lights. The famed tower's four sides – north, south, east and west – will illuminate the sky with the colors of competing countries' flags each night throughout the competition. This marks the second time ESB has split the tower's sides with four separate countries' lights in its history.

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"We are proud to shine our iconic tower lights to celebrate the countries competing in London," said Anthony E. Malkin of the Empire State Building. "Just go to www.esbnyc.com to see what countries are being honored each night."

For a complete listing of the lighting schedule, please visit www.esbnyc.com.

(Colors are listed from bottom to top)

Thursday, July 26:

North side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America

West side:

Red, Blue, White – Great Britain

South side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America

East side:

Red, Blue, White – Great Britain



Friday, July 27:

North side:

Red, White, Blue – France

West side:

Red, Yellow, Red – China

South side:

Red, Red, Green – Portugal

East side:

Green, White, Orange – India



Saturday, July 28:

North side:

Red, White, Blue – Czech Republic

West side:

Red, Blue, White – Russia

South side:

Red, White, Green – Italy

East side:

Green, White, Green – Nigeria



Sunday, July 29:

North side:

Red, White, Blue – Chinese Taipei

West side:

Red, Red, White – Poland

South side:

Red, White, Green – Mexico

East side:

Green, White, Red – Hungary



Monday, July 30:

North side:

Blue, White, Red – Croatia

West side:

White, Red, White – Japan

South side:

Green, Yellow, Green – South Africa

East side:

Black, White, Red – Egypt



Tuesday, July 31:

North side:

Blue, White, Red – Netherlands

West side:

Blue, Red, White – New Zealand

South side:

Green, Yellow, Blue – Brazil

East side:

Red, Yellow, Blue – Romania



Wednesday, August 1:

North side:

Blue, White, Red – Cuba

West side:

Blue, Red, White – Slovenia

South side:

Yellow, Yellow, Blue – Ukraine

East side:

Red, Yellow, Red – Spain



Thursday, August 2:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Denmark

West side:

Blue, Red, White – Australia

South side:

Blue, Yellow, Blue – Kazakhstan

East side:

Yellow, Red, Black – Germany



Friday, August 3:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Austria

West side:

Red, Green, White – Belarus

South side:

Blue, Yellow, Blue – Sweden

East side:

White, Blue, Red – Republic of Korea



Saturday, August 4:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Canada

West side:

Red, Green, White – Bulgaria

South side:

Blue, White, Blue – Greece

East side:

White, Blue, Red – Serbia



Sunday, August 5:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Switzerland

West side:

Red, Blue, White – Slovakia

South side:

Blue, White, Blue – Argentina

East side:

White, Green, Red – Algeria



Monday, August 6:

North side:

Black, Green, Yellow – Jamaica

West side:

Red, Blue, White – Democratic People's Republic of Korea

South side:

Blue, White, Blue – Israel

East side:

Orange, White, Green – Ireland



Tuesday, August 7:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Latvia

West side:

Red, Blue, Yellow – Colombia

South side:

Green, White Blue – Uzbekistan

East side:

Orange, Yellow, Green – Ethiopia



Wednesday, August 8:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Hong Kong

West side:

Red, Blue, Yellow – Venezuela

South side:

Green. Red, Blue - Azerbaijan

East side:

Red, Yellow, Black – Belgium



Thursday, August 9:

North side:

Red, Green, Red – Morocco

West side:

White, Blue, White – Finland

South side:

Green, Red, Black – Kenya

East side:

Red, White Blue – Malaysia



Friday, August 10:

North side:

Red, Green, Yellow – Lithuania

West side:

Yellow, Red, Green – Cameroon

South side:

White, Black, Blue – Estonia

East side:

Red, White, Blue – Thailand



Saturday, August 11:

North side:

Red, White, Red – Turkey

West side:

Red, White, Green – Iran

South side:

White, Red, White – Georgia

East side:

Red, White, Blue – Norway



Sunday, August 12:


North side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America

West side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America

South side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America

East side:

Red, White, Blue – United States of America


 

About the Empire State Building
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building is the "World's Most Famous Office Building." With new investments in infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper's robust broadcasting technology supports all major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America's favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects. The Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world's most beloved attractions and is the region's #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit www.esbnyc.com, http://www.facebook.com/empirestatebuilding, or @EmpireStateBldg.

Media Contact:  Edelman Public Relations
Jessica Redling, 212-277-3773
Jessica.Redling@Edelman.com

SOURCE Empire State Building



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