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St. Patrick’s Day parade 2017

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Fifth Avenue, New York, USA, 17 March 2017 – Revelers during the 256th annual St. Patricks Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The parade honors the patron saint of Ireland and was held for the first time in New York on March 17, 1762, 14 years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire

St. Patrick’s Day Parade paints Fifth Avenue emerald green for thousands of revelers

Mar 17, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Few holidays are as visual as St. Patrick’s Day. And no other American city celebrates St. Paddy’s Day quite like the Big Apple. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City was a visual delight this year, with the entire city seemingly awash in shades of emerald green as Fifth Avenue became home base for the festivities. Revelers in shamrock glasses, leprechaun hats and green boas began standing shoulder-to-shoulder to gain their vantage points along Fifth several hours before the parade began at 11 a.m. By start time, the area was packed with people decked [Read More]

The New York People’s Climate March

Sep 27, 2014 News, Secretary General , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire An estimated 300,000 people have taken to the streets of New York City to highlight concerns about a lack of international action to stop climate change. The People’s Climate March is part of a worldwide campaign to persuade global leaders to act decisively on the issue. The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon told the Press: “I am overwhelmed by such a strong power, energy and voice of people – I hope this voice will be truly reflected to the leaders when they meet on September 23rd. Climate change is defining issue of our time [Read More]

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