The Old Port will light up to show support for Australia this weekend

Jan 24 2020, 8:08 pm

The Old Port of Montreal will join dozens of other landmarks around the world to raise awareness and show support for Australia as the country work to fight and recover from historically devastating wildfires.

This Sunday, January 26, on the night of Australia’s national holiday, the Old Port’s Observational Wheel and theĀ Bonsecours Pavilion will light up in the country’s national colours of green and gold.

Other iconic landmarks around the world set to light up in honour of Australia include:

The Berlin TV Tower – Berlin, Germany
Busan Tower, Jung Gu – Busan, South Korea
The Calgary Tower – Calgary, Canada
The CN Tower – Toronto, Canada
The Eiffel Tower – Paris, France
The Empire State Building – New York, USA
Euromast – Rotterdam, Netherlands
N Seoul Tower – Seoul, South Korea
Niagara Falls – Niagara Falls, Canada/USA
One Liberty – Philadelphia, USA
The Reunion Tower -Dallas, USA
The Royal Liver Building – Liverpool, UK
The Shard – London, UK
SkyTower – Auckland, New Zealand
The Tokyo Tower – Tokyo, Japan
Toronto sign – Toronto, Canada
The Willis Tower – Chicago, USA


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People looking to take action can make donations to several organizations, including the Australian Red Cross,Ā the NSW Rural Fire Service, and WIRES Wildlife Rescue.


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