New York’s Empire State Constructing will shine in regal purple and gold on Saturday to honor the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth.
British Consul Basic to New York Emma Wade-Smith was joined by British-American DJ, songwriter and producer Mark Ronson on Friday to flip the change that illuminated a model of the tower.
“It’s a beacon, a lot in the identical method that the queen is a beacon, somebody who embodies a lot of what we and the world love in regards to the UK,” Ronson talked about on the lighting ceremony.
Queen Elizabeth, 96, is celebrating 70 years as head of state. She has now been on the British throne for longer than any of her predecessors in 1,000 years.
She grew to turn out to be queen of the UK and better than a dozen totally different realms, along with Canada, Australia and New Zealand, on the lack of lifetime of her father, George VI, in February 1952.