St. Patrick’s Day – A festival where people all over the world from the Emerald Isle itself to places as seemingly unlikely as Russia and Japan, come together to celebrate, wearing green plastic hats and green clothing. But who is the man behind this holiday? How is it even celebrated?
Get to know all about St. Patrick’s day in this article in just 10 minutes.
1. What is St. Patrick’s Day?
Celebrated on March 17th every year, St. Patrick’s Day was officially made a feast day in the early 17th century. It’s both a commemoration of Christianity’s arrival in Ireland and the celebration of Irish culture all over the world. Ireland’s patron Saint Patrick is the man behind this holiday.