Empire State Building

India Day Takeover at the Empire State Building

August 19, 2022

The Empire State Building marked the 75th Indian Independence Day with special celebrity appearances, a lighting ceremony, and samosas on Aug. 15. 

Famous Faces

Indian musicians Devi Sri Prasad and Shankar Mahadevan flipped the famous light switch in honor of India Day before posing for photos throughout the building’s interactive museum and observation decks. 

Keep up with the Empire State Building's tower lights!

Lighting Schedule