World Autism Awareness Day, designated by the United Nations, is an internationally recognized day falling on April 2nd every year, to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and promote the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of ASD.
The City of Busan plans to join the global movement, “Light it Up Blue” event on April 1st and 2nd.
Busan City Hall, Gwangandaegyo Bridge, Namhangdaegyo Bridge, Busan Tower, Busan Cinema Center and the broadcast transmission tower at Hwangnyeongsan mountain will light up blue from sunset to midnight.
A Light it Up Blue ceremony and film screening will take place at the Busan Cinema Center on April 1, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the eve of the event.
People are encouraged to wear the color blue to raise awareness for the developmental disorder on April 2nd.