Once, St. Patrick’s Day was just a religious feast, but now it has become a day for partying and celebration. About 12 percent of United State people say they belong to the Irish ancestry, but no matter what our actual background is—we all get into the spirit of this auspicious occasion on March 17th. The First parade on St. Patrick’s Day was held in the US in 1773, from then till now; the day has been celebrated as national occasion in number of countries.
However, there are plenty of ways to celebrate this historical occasion that include:
- Bake treats and make shamrock shaped cookies
- Drink lots of beer, and etc.
However the real excitement is to think and act out of the box and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without sacrificing the spirit of this special day. Here are five easy ways to do so with your tiny leprechauns.
Take Selfie In front of a Landmark That Turn Green
Major landmarks around the world such as the Sacré-Cœur, the London eye, the Christ the Redeemer statue, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa have been going all green from the time when this campaign started seven years ago. And now, from the last year, a bunch of new ones joined this trend, including Fenway Park in Boston, 7 World Trade Center at Ground Zero in New York, City Hall in Tel Aviv, Israel, the Big Wheel in Tuileries Gardens in Paris, and the light rail system in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Add Irish Butter in Your Morning Cooffee
We agree that it’s not important that every cow eats grass under the ruins of a castle, but the rainy climate of Ireland allow cows to have grass fed. It means, you can easily end up with the most delicious butter. The famous Ireland made butter is “Kerrygold”, it’s the gold standard and now available all around the world. Try this delicious butter it in your morning coffee to make it bulletproof.
Enjoy Tea Like an Irish Person
Decide one of the sides that divides the whole Ireland nation. And it’s none other than the tea brands. There are two brands of tea rule Ireland: Lyons and Barry's, and everyone prefer one of these teas as per their taste buds. This is the day, when you should really try these both teas and pick a side. And not to forget, the milk always goes in after the tea.
Try Calling Irish Names Like Irish People
Know a Niamh, Oisin, Caoimhe, Tadhg, or Aoife? You might be saying these names wrong. And calling someone’s name wrong never sounds nice, so try to learn pronouncing Irish names. And next time you will call them with confidence. Despite of their famous profiles, even Star Wars actor Domhnall Gleeson and Brooklyn's Saoirse Ronan have managed to get their names mangled recently at some high-profile events.
Plan a trip to Ireland
It’s a high time when you are bit more patriotic and feel more related and love for the Ireland. So, while enjoying the theme of occasion, design your next vacation choosing Ireland as your next vacay destination. This is how, you will explore more about the country, its traditions, famous places, historic knowledge, food, occasions, whether, and much more. And you will feel great to know much about the place while celebrating St. Patrick’s Da.
Celebrate Irish Cinema
While staying at home, you will need to get entertained in the best way and to live-up and enjoy the breeze of Irish historic occasion, its best to watch some incredible Irish movies. You can also take 10 minutes out and enjoy Stutterer; it’s the short drama that actually picked up Oscar last year. The drama is written by Benjamin Cleary, which narrates the tale of a lonely typographer who speaks eloquently in his head, but fights within himself to overcome his speech impediment when he talks. The film recently became a hit and people loved this simple dramatic creation from Irish cinema. Or you can watch some movies of your favorite stars that are easy to watch and enjoy on YouTube and other channels.
Celebrating these historic occasions will let you learn more about the sacrifices of people who did effort to make this world a great place to live. They have spent their life in making the environment best for up-coming generation, so be thankful to them. It’s there day, so salute their efforts and get into the theme of St. Patrick’s Day by going deep in the history, and its easy now as we have everything available on internet. You may not find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but we guarantee you’ll have a fun-filled day!