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Showing posts from March, 2012

Everyone is Irish on 17 March

Have you been to St Patrick's Day Festival?
This is my first time attending St Patrick's Day Festival. It is not really common to celebrate in Indonesia and Singapore (even though many foreigners there), but in Korea it is a little bit huge. I'd never seen so many foreigners like that in one place. It didn't feel like in Asia at all.

What is St Patrick's Day?
It is a religion holiday celebrated by Catholic Irish to commemorate Saint Patrick, the most famous patron saint in Ireland that brings Christianity to that country. Ideally they who celebrate it will attend service in church, but in some parts of the world (like Korea), it is just a festival to have fun, watch parade, dance to Irish song, wear green stuff, and drink beers.

How is the festival in Korea?
There was one big event in D-Cube Sindorim for Seoul St Patrick's Day Festival held by Irish Association of Korea, with some performances of dances and songs. From there I become to know about BARD, a Korean …