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#beyourownparade St Patrick's Day Trail

Celebrate Irish culture and links with Denmark on the #beyourownparade trail through Copenhagen city centre during the week of St Patrick’s day from 16-22 March. 

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, is celebrated on the 17th of March all over the world, including here in Denmark. The Covid-19 pandemic has required that we think more creatively about how we celebrate. So this year, we encourage people to #beyourownparade and enjoy a route by Copenhagen’s most famous landmarks picking up some fun facts on the links between Ireland and Denmark on the way. 

There is a beautiful stand at each of the following locations:

  • Climate - Kongens Nytorv (by the Royal Theatre)
  • Diversity – Rådhuspladsen (Copenhagen City Hall)
  • Hurling and Gaelic Football - Israels Plads
  • Inventions and Design - Købmagergade, Rundetårn
  • James Joyce - Gammel Strand
  • Irish Language - Christianborg Slotsplads (The Danish Parliament)
  • Music - Hovedbanegården/Tivoli (Central Station)
  • St Patrick - Havnegade by Inderhavnsbroen
  • Seamus Heaney - Dronning Louises Bridge, Nilen
  • Vikings - Kalvebod Bølge

We've even created a playlist of Irish music you can listen to while you get some fresh spring air and celebrate with us, together but apart. 

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6BvWmxJTwFNuMt3NnYU7Uz?si=kcQV9zl9Qh-GgaZsQNXg7w

 

If you enjoyed our trail, why don't you take part in our quiz? We'll give a prize of some lovely Irish food for the winner. 

https://app.involve.me/irishembceph/be-your-own-parade-quiz 

 

Hope you enjoy the walk and do tag us on twitter or facebook using the hashtag. 

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