How world lit up in Blue, Red and White for Paris victims, in 20 tweets


As expected, countries around the globe wasted no time in expressing solidarity in France’s darkest hours after the country was left numb with series of terror attacks on Friday in the capital Paris.

World leaders condemned the attacks and assured the France’s President Hollande all help in bringing the culprits of this heinous crime to justice.

The iconic structures around the globe turned red, white and blue- the colours of France’s national flag.

Here are 20 tweets of how the popular buildings and tourist attractions across the world changed their colours in support of France and its people.

In England, the famous Leeds arena looked like this on Saturday evening.

Kuala Lumpur’s famous tower too followed the suit.

San Francisco’s City Hall too changed its colour

Dublin’s Convention Centre too bathed in three colours.

This was how Sydney Opera House expressed its solidarity with French people

In Canada, Toronto’s iconic CN Tower looked magestic in France’s national colours. Other than English French is Canada’s second official language. Quebec is predominantly French speaking province of Canada.

Elsewhere in Canada, Calgary Tower too decided to embrace Red, White and Blue.

One World Trade Center is lit in blue, white and red in solidarity with the people of France after Paris attacks.

This was how America’s 478-ft Woodmen Tower in Nebraska looked

And as sun set in London, the city’s iconic Tower Bridge, also known as London Bridge was transformed in three colours of extraordinary solidarity.

Manchester’s Town Hall too projected these colours on its building

In New Zealand, Auckland’s Sky Tower and War Memorial Museum lit up in blue, red and white.

Sweden’s Ericsson Globe looked like this;

In London, London Eye too lit up in multiple colours

In another Australian city Perth, Perth City Council House is lit up red , white and blue to show solidarity with France in the wake of terror attacks;

Miami Tower too embraced French colours in support of its people in utter distress and shock;

London’s Wembley arena, which hosted Indian prime minister on Friday night, had its arch lit in three colours.

And Brazil’s famous landmark ‘Christ the Redeemer’ in Rio lit up in blue red and white.

New York’s Empire State Building had this look in the night

And, Paris’ own world famous iconic landmark, Eiffel Tower, turned off the lights to mourn those families pushed in utter darkness and despair by cowards on Friday.