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Great Wall in green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

( Updated: 2016-03-17 15:27

Great Wall in green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Badaling Great Wall is decorated with green lights to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Beijing on Wednesday. St Patrick's Day, which falls on Thursday, is a traditional festival of Ireland and the country's National Day. According to Irish Ambassador to China Paul Kavanagh, St Patrick's Day is a time of celebration in Ireland and for all those of Irish descent and affinity around the world. The honor for the Government and People of Ireland has a number of Chinese national icons join the global greening in 2016 including the Canton Tower in Guangzhou and a number of prominent buildings in Shanghai. In February Ireland celebrated in red in Dublin.  [Provided for]

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