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Watch: NYC's Empire State Building Glowed Bright Orange to Celebrate Diwali

Musician Jay Sean and Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri were also invited by the Federation of Indian Associations to light the ceremonial lamp.

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Updated:November 8, 2018, 1:38 PM IST
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Watch: NYC's Empire State Building Glowed Bright Orange to Celebrate Diwali
Musician Jay Sean and Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri were also invited by the Federation of Indian Associations to light the ceremonial lamp.
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Diwali is the festival of lights and this year. And this year, the Empire State Building in New York City was doused in orange light to celebrate the festival.

On Wednesday evening, the iconic Empire State Building was lit up with bright orange lights to mark the festival of Diwali, the annual festival observed by Indians around the world to celebrate the victory of good over evil. Lights were not the only item of celebration. The Empire Building, owned by the Empire State Realty Trust, also invited Indian origin musician Jay Sean and Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri to light the ceremonial lamp. The event was organised by the Federation of Indian Associations and included dancers shaking a leg to Indian beats in bright Bollywood-inspired costumes.

Many on social media shared images of the Empire State Building, often called the most famous building in the world, looking absolutely stunning in orange.

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