UN to light up National Theatre

UN to light up National Theatre

The National Arts Theatre in Lagos would be among 200 iconic monuments, buildings, statues, bridges and other landmarks across the world that would be lit up blue on Oct. 24 to mark the founding of UN.

The theatre, located in Iganmu, Lagos State, was completed in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977.

Ms Cristina Gallach, UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, told reporters in New York on Monday that other monuments include the Empire State Building, UN Headquarters, Tokyo’s SkyTree Tower, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Athen’s Temple of Zeus, Edinburgh Castle, and many others. Read more

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