Unique St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
By: Mars Salazar
St. Patrick’s Day is usually celebrated on March 17 with lots of parties and events. Here are some of the unique ways the holiday was commemorated this year.
An out-of-this-world commemoration
Astronauts marked St. Patrick’s Day with photos of Ireland taken from the International Space Station, located 408 kilometers above the earth. It’s a fitting way to honor the Emerald Isle.
Silven screens turned green
A simple way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is to watch movies about Ireland and its people. Some folks opted for classics like My Left Foot and Far And Away, while others went for fresher films like The Irishman. There’s no shortage of movies on the topic–and it’s not yet too late to join in on the fun!
An Irish Jig
Some folks celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by learning how to do the jig, a lively folk dance that’s commonly associated with Ireland. It’s a fun way to celebrate the occasion while working up a sweat. Learn how to do so below:
Having virtual celebrations
Several musicians and DJs, including Irish punk band The Dropkick Murphys, held online concerts so people can enjoy their concerts from the comfort of their homes. Some farm owners also held livestreamed St. Patrick’s Day parades around their property, much to the delight of their online audience.
St. Patrick’s Day wouldn’t be complete without some of the world’s most famous landmarks going green. The London Eye, Madison Square Garden, and the Burj Khalifa are just three of several sites in 50 countries that glowed a viridian hue, bringing hope and spreading cheer to people across the globe.
It’s not yet too late to have your own St. Patrick’s Day celebration! You can also reminisce about the previous St. Paddy’s Day parties you’ve attended by displaying your fun moments on a Nixplay Frame. Take advantage of our St. Patrick’s Day sale today!
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