Octobre Rose: Paris Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Paris

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Octobre Rose: Paris Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Paris

Octobre Rose. Photo ©Francis Beddok AKA paris-emoi 2011

 

Octobre Rose: Hôtel de Ville

Octobre Rose” is the name of the annual breast cancer awareness and public health campaign presented by City of Paris. This year vivid rose pink laser light art was projected onto some of the world’s most photographed Paris landmarks, including Hôtel de Ville (Paris City Hall).

If you’ll be in Paris on October 29th, the Grand Palais and its glass roof will also be lit up bright pink.

Francis Beddok AKA paris-emoi is a Paris-based photographer who captures sacred sites and profane sights in Paris. Click on his name to view his photographs published by BonjourParis and he invites you to view his online portfolio with more “Octobre Rose” illuminations.

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