St Patrick’s Day goes global – parades and shows, food and drink – Annual Global Greening initiative by Tourism Ireland

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6th Annual St. Chatty's Day Parade March 16, 1-2 p.m.
WRCB: 6th Annual St. Chatty’s Day Parade March 16, 1-2 p.m.

Greatest of shows planned for St Patrick’s Weekend in Kerry, Ireland – Crimson Tazvinzwa//AIWA! NO!

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai joined in celebrations
Image captionThe world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, joins in the celebrations

This weekend will see more than 400 landmarks in more than 50 countries go green for St Patrick.

The annual Global Greening initiative by Tourism Ireland started in 2010 and topping this year’s new additions list is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai -the world’s tallest building.

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Lord’s cricket ground in London are also among the 2019 newbies.

Is it St Patrick's Day in Las Vegas? You bet!
Image captionIs it St Patrick’s Day in Las Vegas? You bet!
Saskethewan
Image captionMac the Moose in Saskatchewan, Canada, is wearing the green
Source of the Nile bridge in Uganda
Image captionThe Source of the Nile bridge in Uganda celebrates
The Cotton Tree in Sierra Leone
Image captionAnother one from Africa – Sierra Leone – and new to 2019. The Cotton Tree is the capital Freetown’s historic symbol
Madrid's Cibeles Fountain
Image captionThe Cibeles Fountain, built in 1782, is one of the symbols of Madrid
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