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Burj Khalifa Lit in Hungarian Colors in Commemoration of 1848 Revolution

Tamás Vaski 2021.03.16.

The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building located in Dubai, joined Hungary in the commemoration of the 1848 revolution by being lit up in the colors of the Hungarian national flag on March 15.

The Hungarian national anthem is even played in the background of the Facebook video of the 828 meter tall skyscraper draped in red, white, and green.


In the post they wrote “#BurjHalifa commemorates Hungary’s Revolution Day, wishing its people prosperity and peace.”

March 15: National Flag Hoisted by Parliament
March 15: National Flag Hoisted by Parliament

The national flag was hoisted with military honours in front of Parliament on Monday morning, marking the anniversary of Hungary’s anti-Habsburg revolution that started on March 15, 1848. Like last year, all other state commemorations have been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though the Kossuth and Széchenyi Awards will also be handed out at […]Continue reading

Featured photo via the Burj Khalifa’s Facebook page