Published On: Thu, Jun 13th, 2019

Burj Khalifa lit in Philippine colors for Independence Day

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The world’s tallest building in Dubai takes on the colors of the Philippine flag to mark the 121st Philippine Independence Day

Published 10:10 AM, June 13, 2019

Updated 10:17 AM, June 13, 2019

BURJ KHALIFA IN PHILIPPINE COLORS. The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, is lit up in Philippine colors on June 12, 2019, for Philippine Independence Day. Screenshot from Burj Khalifa

BURJ KHALIFA IN PHILIPPINE COLORS. The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is lit up in Philippine colors on June 12, 2019, for Philippine Independence Day. Screenshot from Burj Khalifa

MANILA, Philippines – Hundreds of Filipinos in Dubai gathered outside the Burj Khalifa on Wednesday, June 12, to witness the world’s tallest building lit up in colors of the Philippine flag in celebration of the nation’s 121st Independence Day.

Burj Khalifa posted a video of the event on its official Facebook page, which showed members of the Filipino community in Dubai witnessing and recording the event.

The Philippine Embassy in the United Arab Emirates had also announced the event on its Facebook page.

The Burj Khalifa is 2,716.5 feet or 828 meters in height. It currently holds the record as the tallest building in the world. – Rappler.com

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