The Obelisk, the Cabildo, the Planetarium and the Kirchner Cultural Center, among the sites with the colors of the Argentine flag on their facades.
With the arrival of the night of this Wednesday, monuments and historical buildings of the City of Buenos Aires were illuminated with the colors of the Argentine flag, images and messages to pay tribute to Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60.
The Kirchner Cultural Center, in Lower Buenos Aires and under the orbit of the Nation, dressed its façade in light blue and white, an effect that was accompanied by projection of photos of emblematic moments of his career as a footballer, like “La mano de Dios” and his celebration in Mexico 86 lifting the World Cup. “Thanks Diego!”, could be read.
The Government of the City had a similar initiative in other emblematic places, which show the Argentine colors between 19 on Wednesday and 6 on Thursday. Enlightenment will repeat for the next three days.
The flag is reflected in the Obelisk, the Cabildo, the May Pyramid, the Planetarium, the Monument of the Spanish, the Monumental Tower, the Faculty of Engineering, the Usina del Arte, the Palacio Lezama and the Plaza de los Dos Congresos .
It will also be in the Bridge of Women Thursday and Friday, and in the Generic Floralis, Thursday.
Also, the legend “THANK YOU D1EG0” It was placed on about 110 posters in the streets, subway lines and highways in Buenos Aires.
The Head of Government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, decreed a mourning for the next three days in the City, considering that “Diego Armando Maradona was one of the greatest references in the sports history of the country and the world.”
Both the national and the City flags will remain hoisted this average in all the public buildings of the Buenos Aires Government during the days of mourning.