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Moscow is ready to widely celebrate the national holiday of Ireland

March 16 2008

Today in the Russian capital held celebrations devoted to the Irish national holiday - St. Patrick's Day. Held a parade, in connection with which the metropolitan police in large numbers began to gather on Novy Arbat in the morning. Going for transport in the center of Moscow will be partially restricted.

From noon until three o'clock in the traffic police will block on Novy Arbat Novoarbatsky bridge to the Arbat Square and the streets Znamenka and Vozdvizhenka. This route will be closed, even for public transport, according to

Note that in Ireland, Patrick is revered as a saint who brought Christianity to the ground. In Moscow, the Irish holiday with such a large scale began to celebrate with a 92-year. The organizers of the parade, a colorful procession will be accompanied by national dances and street theater performances. The audience will also perform traditional Irish artists music.

An important feature of the present St. Patrick's Day will be a folk-festival "The Celts non-stop, which will take place in clubs and concert halls in the Russian capital.

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