Notre Dame Hearth: Watch Parisians Sing ‘Ave Maria’
Because the famed Notre Dame cathedral burned on Monday (April 15), a big crowd of Parisians assembled close to the well-known landmark to sing “Ave Maria” in mourning.
In a video that has now gone viral on Twitter, the gathered passersby stare in disbelief because the centuries-old Catholic holy web site is engulfed in flames, their harmonies floating over the scene with a haunting and reverential air.
Whereas the reason for the hearth stays unclear, French officers had been capable of comprise the blaze and save Notre Dame from complete destruction, and the constructing has now been declared protected from additional harm. Whereas Notre Dame’s well-known towers stay standing, the cathedral’s historical spire, roof and far of its inside suffered huge devastation within the flames.
Watch the footage of the emotional second under.
Ave Maria pic.twitter.com/lb6Y5XV05a
— Ignacio Gil (@Inaki_Gil) April 15, 2019