Egypt’s great pyramids light up to spread safety message in celebration of the World Heritage Day.
The pyramids carried different messages including ‘stay home and stay safe’ amidst the ongoing deadly virus situation.
Egypt’s minister of tourism and antiquities, Khaled El-Enany, attended the celebration, which included a musical performance played on a screen.
#VIDEO Egypt's Great pyramids are lit up with blue light and projected with a laser message "Stay Home" to mark World Heritage Day, as the country fights against the spread of the COVID-19. pic.twitter.com/MImbWuadgX
— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 19, 2020
Khaled El-Enany said, “We came here to celebrate World Heritage Day by putting some messages on the second pyramid ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe and Experience Egypt Soon’.
And we shared the three slogans on World Heritage Day: ‘Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage and Shared Responsibility’.
And we hosted in the same time a musical performance by singers from the Arab world, each one sing from his country a hopeful and a joyful message from the Arab world to humanity.”
Egypt shut schools, universities, mosques, churches and archaeological sites, including the famed Giza pyramids to cope the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.