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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Saint Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

  • I saw when drinking at SOuled Out ... then i notice it at nuffnang site and then I was invited by Stephanie to go for this celebration.
  • My mind, I was wondering, is this a new celebration in Malaysia....which I never heard of it.
  • Then search in google bout it. Their Official Website .... related site --> Saint Patrick
  • Now i know.....everything need to be Green...hahaha
Why Saint Patrick's Day?

  • Saint Patrick's Day has come to be associated with everything Irish: anything green and gold, shamrocks and luck. Most importantly, to those who celebrate its intended meaning, St. Patrick's Day is a traditional day for spiritual renewal and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide. So, why is it celebrated on March 17th? One theory is that that is the day that St. Patrick died. Since the holiday began in Ireland, it is believed that as the Irish spread out around the world, they took with them their history and celebrations. The biggest observance of all is, of course, in Ireland. With the exception of restaurants and pubs, almost all businesses close on March 17th. Being a religious holiday as well, many Irish attend mass, where March 17th is the traditional day for offering prayers for missionaries worldwide before the serious celebrating begins.In American cities with a large Irish population, St. Patrick's Day is a very big deal. Big cities and small towns alike celebrate with parades, "wearing of the green," music and songs, Irish food and drink, and activities for kids such as crafts, coloring and games. Some communities even go so far as to dye rivers or streams green!

Steve McMahon

  • Sorry for the poor quality pics...taken from my Nokia phone.
  • Still havent receive the digital cam quality from my colleague yet.

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