The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing
The world’s biggest capitals are lighting up their monuments with the color blue as part of the “Light It Up Blue Campaign,” to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. April has also been officially sanctioned by the United Nations as Autism Awareness Month.
Over, 13,000 buildings have joined this campaign and, of course, the Middle East — home of some of the most monumental modern and ancient architectural masterpieces — is lighting up some of its beautiful buildings in blue. Additionally, several international franchises have joined this campaign.
According to Autisim speaks, here are some of the Middle Eastern landmarks that will be lighting up in blue on April 2, 2017!
Cairo Tower, Cairo, Egypt
Beirut Municipality, Beirut, Lebanon
Habtoor Grand Hotel Convention Center & Spa, Beirut, Lebanon
Four Seasons Hotel, Doha, Qatar
Doha Tower, Doha, Qatar
Alfaisaliah Tower, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Kingdom Tower, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama, Bahrain
Petra Temple, Petra, Jordan
Burj Kahlifa, Dubai, UAE
Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco
WE SAID THIS: We can’t wait to see how gorgeous these buildings will look in blue!