Burj Khalifa turns green for Saint Patrick’s Day

Evarado Alatorre
Marcha 17, 2019

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

More than 370 monuments, stadiums, museums, and towers around the world will be turned green to help mark the occasion.

REPRO FREE15/03/2019, Isola del Liri, Italy - Tourism Ireland's annual Global Greening initiative, to celebrate the island of Ireland and St Patrick, continues the organisation's major first half promotional drive to grow overseas tourism in 2019.

"This is the tenth year of Tourism Ireland's Global Greening initiative and it's bigger and better than ever this year, with some wonderful new additions like the Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world".

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The O'city parade route is a change from a year ago when it was located in Bricktown.

Other new sites taking part this year include Burj Khalifa in Dubai (the world's tallest building), Victoria Falls, York's medieval City Walls, Lord's Cricket Pavilion in London, Nation Towers in Abu Dhabi, the Atakule Tower in Ankara and the Shizuoka Stadium ECOPA in Japan (where Ireland will play Japan in the Rugby World Cup in September).

This event is staged by the Nottingham St Patrick's Day Committee through a programme of year-round fundraising.

The 20th annual Nottingham St Patrick's Day parade returns to the city centre.

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