The tenth anniversary of the Global Greening initiative will be celebrated in Dubrovnik on Sunday, March 17th at 6:30 pm and on that occasion the Sponza Place will go green! This event is organized by the City of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik Summer Festival and Dubrovnik Tourist Board in cooperation with the Embassy of Ireland.
Annual celebration of St. Patrick, National Day of Ireland, organized by Tourism Ireland will include a record number of places around the world and in Croatia, more precisely 400 places in 53 countries. The tenth annual initiative in Croatia will include record five cities and nine places this Sunday.
The Irish Embassy has again co-operated with the capital of Croatia, Zagreb, the City of Rijeka - the European Capital of Culture 2020 and the Irish City of Galway on this year's initiative. In addition to Dubrovnik, Rijeka and Zagreb, Zadar and Split take part in the initiative. Split will green the fountain on the famous promenade, in Zadar the most famous city monument, the church of St. Donat will be colored, Zagreb will illuminate the four locations of Fontana, Croatian Museum of Contemporary Art, Klovicevi dvori and Mestrovic's pavilion, and Rijeka Trsatska gradina and the "Molo Longo" crane.
With its record-breaking number of participants, Croatia has again shown that the link between Ireland and Croatia is growing stronger each year. Known world sights included in the Tourism Ireland initiative for the celebration of St. Patrick are the London Eye and many others.