Coronavirus message of hope.
Indian Tricolour projected onto Switzerland’s mighty Matterhorn mountain to send a message of hope.
Indians on social media were overwhelmed to see Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain illuminated with India’s tricolor flag. Everyone from a common man to celebrities thanked the Swiss government. Indians conveyed their wishes for showing solidarity with India in the COVID-19 fight.
The Indian flag on the Matterhorn, Switzerland's landmark, is intended to express our solidarity and give hope and strength to all Indians. #Hope #Zermatt #Matterhornhttps://t.co/qFjiKuZNsE@MySwitzerlandIN pic.twitter.com/C8Ut0kqfZ1
— Zermatt – Matterhorn (@zermatt_tourism) April 18, 2020
The Indian flag has been projected onto the Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps. It was part of a breathtaking light illumination series. This was an effort to spread hope amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Spreading the Coronavirus Message of Hope
Renowned Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter has been lighting up the 14,690 feet mountain. He is displaying country flags and messages of hope to inspire solidarity.
As the whole world is facing the alarming spread of the deadly virus. It was part of the coronavirus message of hope to the world.
The Light Projections on the Matterhorn
Light is hope! In this sense, the Matterhorn is illuminated daily during the Coronavirus pandemic. The projections take place every night. The timings are from 21:30 hrs until midnight and from 02:00 hrs to 04:00 hrs.
With this light projection, Zermatt wants to give people a sign of hope and solidarity in these difficult times. The Zermatt village shows solidarity with all the people who are currently suffering. However, they are grateful to all those who are helping to overcome the crisis.
Stay at home – you can follow the spectacle live via webcams.
The Timeline of the Tricolor Flag Projection onto the Matterhorn to Spread Coronavirus Message of Hope
It was 18th April 2020 at 3:30 Uhr when Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter light the mountain.
The official website of Zermatt tourism said this:
As one of the most populous countries in the world, India is suffering from the Corona crisis. The challenges in such a large country are immense. The Indian flag on the Matterhorn, Switzerland’s landmark, is intended to express our solidarity and give hope and strength to all Indians.
Images of Tricolor on Matterhorn Swiss Alps
The message of hope, strength, humanity, and life. The mighty tiranga on the mighty Swiss Alps Matterhorn mountain.
How Indian Reacted to the Swiss Indian Tricolour projection onto the Matterhorn mountain?
Indians went ga-ga all over on the tricolor projection onto the Matterhorn mountain. After all, it was the Indian flag. Our pride was shining brightly onto the Alps. Indians are well known for their love for the nation and the tricolor.
Indeed it was a great moment for us. I get goosebumps even when I am writing this.
So let’s check out, how Indians reacted towards the coronavirus message of hope.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tweet
The world is fighting COVID-19 together. Humanity will surely overcome this pandemic,” Modi wrote on Twitter while retweeting a tweet by the Indian Embassy in Switzerland.
Bollywood Actor Ranveer Singh’s tweet
Switzerland’s most famous mountain – the #ZermattMatterhorn lit up in the glorious Indian Tricolour. A message of solidarity and hope… A tribute to the indomitable human spirit ❤️🙏🏽🧿
Light Art by #GerryHofstetter and 📸 #GabrielPerren #inlovewithswitzerland @MySwitzerlandIN pic.twitter.com/0X8NS22jgN
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) April 18, 2020
Popular Telugu Actor Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun has been constantly spreading awareness regarding the novel coronavirus pandemic on his social media. Moreover, he took to Twitter to share a photo of Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain, illuminated with the Indian flag. He thanked the government for standing in solidarity with India.
The actor wrote, “Thank you Switzerland. especially Zermatt for showing solidarity for India in its fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. Never thought I would see Matterhorn is Tricolours. Very Touching Gesture. Thank you for your love.”
Thank you Switzerland 🇨🇭 especially Zermatt for showing solidarity for India 🇮🇳 in its fight against the Covid-19 Pandemic . Never thought I would see Matterhorn is Tricolours . Very Touching Gesture. Thank you for the love . INDIA @zermatt_tourism @MySwitzerland_e #Matterhorn pic.twitter.com/hPe5HNXCc6
— Allu Arjun (@alluarjun) April 19, 2020
The Coronavirus Message of Hope Viral Post on Surat101 Official Facebook Page
There was an overwhelming response from our Facebook fans too. On the whole, when we posted the images the post went viral. Right now (while I am writing this) we have organic post reach of 20K users. In addition, the post has 350+ likes, +3500 engagements, 60+ comments, and 130+ shares. And we are still counting. See the image below.
Besides, humanity will certainly overcome this brutal pandemic. We stand strong in difficult times. Tough people lasts not a tough time.