TV towers send signals for peace and environmental protection

  • Signs for a peaceful and livable planet
  • Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt and Cologne take part
  • First Ukrane lighting in Hamburg, then lights out for Earth Hour

Münster, March 26, 2022: As part of the Earth Hour campaign for a peaceful and livable planet, the TV towers in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Cologne switched off the lights on Saturday evening. Before that, the Hamburg "Telemichel" was illuminated in the colors of the Ukraine.

The Hamburg artist Bobbie Serrano implemented the illumination on the 276 meter high TV tower in cooperation with Viva con Agua, OMR, Kliemannsland and Deutsche Funkturm. From 8:30 p.m., the illumination went out in the Hanseatic city, just as it did at Berlin's TV tower, Frankfurt's Europaturm and Cologne's Colonius.

"With our big TV towers, we have sent out two strong signals that could hardly be more important at the moment. We are showing solidarity with all the people suffering from the war in Ukraine. Peace and the protection of our environment are central issues that move us all," said Bruno Jacobfeuerborn, CEO of Deutsche Funkturm.

Earth Hour is a regular, major climate and environmental protection campaign launched by the WWF. The idea behind it is quite simple: once a year, millions of people around the world switch off their lights for one hour. Many companies also join in and cover their stores, company headquarters or offices in darkness. The aim is to set a joint example for environmental and climate protection.