The Estée Lauder Companies Benelux announced the launch of the breast cancer month

September 29, 2010

 In view of the breast cancer month Philips lit up the Westerkerk in Amsterdam  in pink



The Westerkerk, a well known church in Amsterdam, was lit in pink on September 29 to mark the launch of October’s breast cancer month by the Estée Lauder Pink Ribbon Award Gala. Worldwide, the Global Landmark Illumination Initiative celebrates its eleventh year in existence, with this year having more than 200 international ‘pink lights’. Every year since 2003, The Estee Lauder Companies Benelux lights important landmarks in the Netherlands to bring awareness to breast cancer.

the Westerkerk in Amsterdam  in pink

the Westerkerk in Amsterdam in pink

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