World Landmarks Lit Up to Honour COVID-19 Front-Line Workers - In Pictures

World | News18 | June 1, 2020, 10:11 am
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 The ancient Colosseum is illuminated in the colours of the Italian flag, in Rome. The Colosseum, one of Italy's most popular tourist attractions, will start receiving visitors again after three months of a shutdown during COVID-19 containment measures. (Image: AP)
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The ancient Colosseum is illuminated in the colours of the Italian flag, in Rome. The Colosseum, one of Italy's most popular tourist attractions, will start receiving visitors again after three months of a shutdown during COVID-19 containment measures. (Image: AP)

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 The ancient Colosseum is illuminated in the colours of the Italian flag, in Rome.  (Image: AP)
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The ancient Colosseum is illuminated in the colours of the Italian flag, in Rome.  (Image: AP)

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 A local bar owner honours Arizona's coronavirus healthcare workers with a projected image on a takeoff on Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon of the World War II era, along with a few other projected one-liners, in Phoenix. (Image: AP)
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A local bar owner honours Arizona's coronavirus healthcare workers with a projected image on a takeoff on Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon of the World War II era, along with a few other projected one-liners, in Phoenix. (Image: AP)

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 A local bar owner honours Arizona's coronavirus healthcare workers with a projected image of a takeoff on Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon of the World War II era, in Phoenix. (Image: AP)
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A local bar owner honours Arizona's coronavirus healthcare workers with a projected image of a takeoff on Rosie the Riveter, a cultural icon of the World War II era, in Phoenix. (Image: AP)

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 The tip of the Shard is illuminated in blue in recognition of the NHS and their efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in London. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks)
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The tip of the Shard is illuminated in blue in recognition of the NHS and their efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus in London. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks)

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 The Indian flag has been projected onto the Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps as part of a breathtaking light illumination series as part of an effort to spread hope amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: Twitter)
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The Indian flag has been projected onto the Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps as part of a breathtaking light illumination series as part of an effort to spread hope amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: Twitter)

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 Los Angeles City Hall is seen lit up in blue framed by the Twin Dragon Gateway in Chinatown neighbourhood of Los Angeles. This landmark and several others around L.A., and the nation, are lit up blue to show support for medical workers and first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: AP)
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Los Angeles City Hall is seen lit up in blue framed by the Twin Dragon Gateway in Chinatown neighbourhood of Los Angeles. This landmark and several others around L.A., and the nation, are lit up blue to show support for medical workers and first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. (Image: AP)

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 Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in tricolour. (Image: Twitter)
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Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in tricolour. (Image: Twitter)

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 Flags from countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, including China, the US, Spain, Italy and Brazil, were projected onto the Swiss mountain of Matterhorn. (Image: Twitter)
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Flags from countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, including China, the US, Spain, Italy and Brazil, were projected onto the Swiss mountain of Matterhorn. (Image: Twitter)

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 Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit up with American flag. (Image: Twitter)
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Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit up with American flag. (Image: Twitter)

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 Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit up with Spanish flag colours. (Image: Twitter)
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Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit up with Spanish flag colours. (Image: Twitter)

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 Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in Indian tricolour. (Image: Twitter)
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Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in Indian tricolour. (Image: Twitter)

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 Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in tricolour. (Image: Twitter)
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Swiss mountain of Matterhorn lit in tricolour. (Image: Twitter)

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 Romanian policemen stand outside the Romanian Palace of the Parliament as pictures and animations by artists taking part in the international solidarity campaign One World, One Heart with those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic are displayed on the building's facade in Bucharest, Romania. (Image: AP)
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Romanian policemen stand outside the Romanian Palace of the Parliament as pictures and animations by artists taking part in the international solidarity campaign One World, One Heart with those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic are displayed on the building's facade in Bucharest, Romania. (Image: AP)

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 Romanian policemen and members of the military stand outside the Romanian Palace of the Parliament as pictures and animations by artists taking part in the international solidarity campaign One World, One Heart with those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic are displayed on the building's facade in Bucharest, Romania. (Image: AP)
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Romanian policemen and members of the military stand outside the Romanian Palace of the Parliament as pictures and animations by artists taking part in the international solidarity campaign One World, One Heart with those fighting the COVID-19 pandemic are displayed on the building's facade in Bucharest, Romania. (Image: AP)

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 St Mary's lighthouse in Whitley Bay on the North East coast is illuminated blue in recognition and support of NHS workers and carers fighting the coronavirus pandemic in Northumberland, England. (Image: AP)
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St Mary's lighthouse in Whitley Bay on the North East coast is illuminated blue in recognition and support of NHS workers and carers fighting the coronavirus pandemic in Northumberland, England. (Image: AP)

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 The Empire State Building is lit in red to honour emergency medical workers during the coronavirus outbreak in New York. (Image: AP)
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The Empire State Building is lit in red to honour emergency medical workers during the coronavirus outbreak in New York. (Image: AP)

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 Arizona dome is illuminated in blue, along with other buildings and structures around the state as a symbol of support for Arizona's frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling the coronavirus in Phoenix. (Image: AP)
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Arizona dome is illuminated in blue, along with other buildings and structures around the state as a symbol of support for Arizona's frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling the coronavirus in Phoenix. (Image: AP)

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 Vehicles drive past Phoenix Children's Hospital as the hospital is illuminated in blue as it joins buildings and structures around the state will lit in blue as a symbol of support for Arizona's frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling the coronavirus in Phoenix. (Image: AP)
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Vehicles drive past Phoenix Children's Hospital as the hospital is illuminated in blue as it joins buildings and structures around the state will lit in blue as a symbol of support for Arizona's frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling the coronavirus in Phoenix. (Image: AP)

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 John Bailey looks on after adjusting the blue light and
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John Bailey looks on after adjusting the blue light and "Thank You" message on the California Tower and Museum of Man in honour of healthcare workers and first responders battling the new coronavirus in Balboa Park in San Diego. (Image: AP)

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A "Thank You" message and blue floodlights in honour of health care workers and first responders battling the new coronavirus are visible on the California Tower and Museum of Man in an empty Balboa Park in San Diego. (Image: AP)

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 The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro lit up to honour the healthcare staff working in hospitals across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Flags from countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, including China, the US, Spain, Italy and Brazil, were projected onto the 38-meter-high Christ the Redeemer. Messages are written by children that read
Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flag of Brazil, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)" title=" The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro lit up to honour the healthcare staff working in hospitals across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Flags from countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, including China, the US, Spain, Italy and Brazil, were projected onto the 38-meter-high Christ the Redeemer. Messages are written by children that read "Everything will be alright" were also displayed.

Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flag of Brazil, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)">
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The iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro lit up to honour the healthcare staff working in hospitals across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic. Flags from countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic, including China, the US, Spain, Italy and Brazil, were projected onto the 38-meter-high Christ the Redeemer. Messages are written by children that read "Everything will be alright" were also displayed.

Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flag of Brazil, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)

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 Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flags of countries currently afflicted by the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)
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Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flags of countries currently afflicted by the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)

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 Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flag of Argentina, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)
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Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the flag of Argentina, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)

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 Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the colours of the US flag, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)
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Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up with the colours of the US flag, during the new coronavirus pandemic, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)

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 Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up in the likeness of a doctor and with the word
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Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up in the likeness of a doctor and with the word "Thanks" projected in Portuguese, during an Easter service, in the midst of the new coronavirus pandemic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: AP)

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 The famous Lotus Tower is seen lit in red as a tribute to health and defence service workers fighting in the frontlines against the new coronavirus in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Image: Reuters)
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The famous Lotus Tower is seen lit in red as a tribute to health and defence service workers fighting in the frontlines against the new coronavirus in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Image: Reuters)

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 Denver Mayor Michael Hancock applauds as red and white lights are illuminated on the City/County Building to show support and gratitude for first responders and medical personnel during the outbreak of the coronavirus in Denver. (Image: AP)
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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock applauds as red and white lights are illuminated on the City/County Building to show support and gratitude for first responders and medical personnel during the outbreak of the coronavirus in Denver. (Image: AP)

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 Madison Square Garden is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. (Image: AP)
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Madison Square Garden is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. (Image: AP)

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 Police officers gather around Monument Circle as it lit up in blue to honour essential workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 in Indianapolis. (Image: AP)
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Police officers gather around Monument Circle as it lit up in blue to honour essential workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 in Indianapolis. (Image: AP)

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 Police officers gather around the Indianapolis Power & Light building as it lit up in blue to honour essential workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 in Indianapolis. (Image: AP)
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Police officers gather around the Indianapolis Power & Light building as it lit up in blue to honour essential workers on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 in Indianapolis. (Image: AP)

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 Mercedes-Benz Stadium transforms into a beacon of blue as part of an initiative to salute essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in Atlanta. (Image: AP)
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium transforms into a beacon of blue as part of an initiative to salute essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in Atlanta. (Image: AP)

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 The Vessel is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. (Image: AP)
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The Vessel is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. (Image: AP)

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 Madison Square Garden is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Empire State Building is lit in red in New York. (Image: AP)
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Madison Square Garden is lit in blue to acknowledge essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Empire State Building is lit in red in New York. (Image: AP)

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 Empire State building's white lights were replaced with America’s heartbeat and a siren of red and white in the mast as they paid respect to their COVID-19 heroes who are working on the front line of the fight. (Image: Empire State Building)
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Empire State building's white lights were replaced with America’s heartbeat and a siren of red and white in the mast as they paid respect to their COVID-19 heroes who are working on the front line of the fight. (Image: Empire State Building)

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 The Ministry of Antiquities lights up the Giza pyramids in an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus, in Giza, Egypt. The Egyptian government extended the closure of the country's famed museums and archaeological sites, including the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza, until at least April 15. (Image: AP)
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The Ministry of Antiquities lights up the Giza pyramids in an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus, in Giza, Egypt. The Egyptian government extended the closure of the country's famed museums and archaeological sites, including the Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza, until at least April 15. (Image: AP)

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 The Ministry of antiquities lights up the pyramids in an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus outbreak in Giza, Egypt. (Image: AP)
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The Ministry of antiquities lights up the pyramids in an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus outbreak in Giza, Egypt. (Image: AP)

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