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Go green for St. Patrick’s Day

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March 15, 2012, 10:19 p.m. | Lifestyle — by Kyiv Post

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It’s time to get green again. Or Guinness time – whatever you prefer -- on St. Patrick’s Day. March 17 is the day when the chief Irish saint will be honoured all over. Although St. Patrick is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland in 432, asceticism is not his style.

Lent is usually broken on this day, to eat plenty of wonderful food and drink more alcohol.

Irish drinks, like whiskey and Guinness, are the most common choice. Green beer (courtesy of food dye) and green cocktails (courtesy of inventive bar tenders) come a close second.

All this will be served in a range of Kyiv bars on March 17 and March 18 for those who don’t see any reason to limit themselves to one day of celebration.

A range of entertainment is also on offer, with live music featuring Irish bands, DJs, Irish dance faceoff (in O’Brien’s) and even green makeup with professional makeup artists (in Golden Gate Pub).

St. Patrick’s Party. Golden Gate. 15 Zolotovoritska Street. Hr 250 minimum order per person
St. Patrick’s Day. Dorothy Pub. 16/43 Saksaganskogo Street. 9 p.m. Free
St. Patrick’s Day. O’Brien’s. 17-A Mykhailivska Street. 7 p.m. Hr 100
St. Partick’s Day on Sunday, March 18. Vodka Bar. Globus Shopping Mall on Maidan Nezalezhnosti. Free
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