More famous landmarks set to turn "UN Blue"

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Sydney Opera House – ‘Lighting of the sails for Vivid LIVE 2014′. Photo: Prudence Upton

The Great Wall of China and the Palace in Monaco have joined a growing list of famous landmarks that will be lit for the "Turn the World UN Blue" campaign.

Well over 200 landmarks in more than 60 countries will be bathed in blue lights on Saturday, 24 October to mark 70 years since the founding of the United Nations.  From New Zealand to Zimbabwe, notable landmarks all around the world will participate in the event.

Veronica Reeves spoke with Cristina Gallach, head of the UN Department of Public Information about the first-of-its-kind campaign.

Duration: 3’16″

 

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