St. Patricks Day is a day of annual celebration of Irish culture on March 17
. The day refers to the memory of St. Patrick who was the patron saint of Ireland and ministered Christianity in the fifth century.
The holiday has overgrown the national borders and became some kind of an international day of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day is especially popular in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, and New Zealand
. It's celebrated in more countries than any other national festival.
Bright parades and open-air parties with people dressed in green (the national color of Ireland) are noticeable everywhere. For instance, nearly 39%
of Americans say they celebrate St. Patrick's Day, according to History.com