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Photos: Italy lights up blue for World Autism Day 2017
From Rome to Milan, iconic Italian sites lit with blue lights.
In front of the Quirinale Palace in Rome, seat of the Italian President, the iconic Fontana dei Dioscuri was illuminated with blue lights this past April 1 and 2 for World Autism Day, established by the United Nations in 2008.
The Fontana dei Dioscuri was one one of the many Italian sites that participated to the international awarness campaign for autism.
In Rome, the facade of Montecitorio, the House of Deputies of the Italian Parliament, was lit in blue during a ceremony with Speaker Laura Boldrini.
Also in Rome, Palazzo Chigi, the seat of the Italian Prime Minister, the Italian Ministry of Education, and the headquarters of RAI, the Italian national television network, were lit up in blue lights during this past weekend.
Throughout Italy, many iconic sites were lit in blue lights.
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