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Mourning MJ: Worldwide Memorials

The official memorial ceremony for Michael Jackson may have taken place at and been broadcast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, but fans around the world held vigil in their own unique ways. So many fans, so many countries – it proves Michael Jackson was truly one of the greatest performers in the history of music.


New York

People gathered outside the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem, N.Y. to watch a telecast of the Michael Jackson memorial on giant screens.


New York


Japan

Huge posters of Michael Jackson were displayed at a Tower Records store in Tokyo.


japan


China

Fans cried uncontrollably at a farewell memorial in Hong Kong.


China


India

People pay their respects by lighting candles at a tribute to Michael Jackson in Hyderabad.


India


The Middle East

An giant tribute to the King Of Pop was displayed outside a shop in Nablus, West Bank.


Middle East


England

Hundreds of fans placed flowers and cards in front of The Lyric Theater in London.


England


Mexico

Michael Jackson impersonators performed for mourning fans in the main square in Mexico City.


Mexico


Haiti

People walk past a memorial mural to Michael Jackson on a wall in Port-au-Prince.


Haiti


Germany

The service was broadcast live in Berlin in front of many emotional fans.


Germany


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