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.
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.
Flavors of India
Taco Mahal set up shop at the official Empire State Building cart for an India Day pop-up to celebrate the authentic flavors of India with a modern twist. Guests enjoyed the view and snacked on samosas and roti tacos on the 86th Floor Observatory.
Light Up the Night
That evening, the Empire State Building shined its world-famous tower lights in honor of the 75th annual Indian Independence Day.
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