Rus News Journal

In Sunday will pass parade in honour of St. Patrick

Traditional parade in honour of day Sacred Patrick will pass on March, 16th in Moscow and St.-Petersburg. About it   have informed today correspondent ITAR - TASS in embassy of Ireland in Moscow. - procession will be accompanied by the Irish dances and street theatrical performances. Upon termination of a celebratory carnival in the sky thousand green and white balloons will shoot up, - have told in representation. Besides parade, various entertaining actions in Moscow and Sankt - the Petersburg pubs are planned.

It is considered that each person in Day of Sacred Patrick if will want, can become the honourable Irish. Sacred Patrick was the founder and the first diocesan of the Irish Christian church. In 432 year it has been directed by the Pope to Ireland as the Christian missionary. Having devoted life to distribution of Christianity to Ireland, Patrick has gone round the most part of the country, creating monasteries, schools and churches. The set of the legends is connected with Patrick`s name, the most known says about exile by it from island of all snakes and mosquitoes. After Patrick`s death (on March, 17th 461 years) grateful Irish recognised as its sacred promoter.

Valentina PETER,