The Empire State Building Shines Green for Muslim Holiday Eid

September 29, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: PRNewswire{9A4C4962-0FD1-4D8E-BC1C-C7E932FA90D7}&dist=hppr

For the second year, the Empire State Building will shine its world-famous tower lights in green on Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1, 2008 for its annual celebration of Eid-al-Fitr, the "Festival of Fast-breaking," which marks the end of Ramadan. The lighting for Eid is an annual event in the same tradition of the Empire State Building's yearly lightings for Christmas and Hanukah. The Empire State Building's tower lights are world renowned for celebrating different nationalities, holidays, parades, and events of importance to the world.