Czech landmarks to be lit up in blue in honour of United Nations

Landmarks around the Czech Republic will be lit up in blue on Saturday night to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

In Prague it will be Petřín Tower, the Dancing House, the Žižkov transmitter and the British Embassy.

The city of Olomouc will light up the Cathedral of St. Wenceslas and Ostrava its New City Hall building.

The tradition of lighting up iconic landmarks in blue is observed around the world.

October 24th marks the 75th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945.