In the occasion of the National Day of Ireland (St. Patrick’s Day), the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will go green the Grand Pogoda, the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun Ratchawararam) to participate in the Global Greening Programme 2021 on 17 March 2021, between 19:00 – 22:00 p.m.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will take part in this historic programme at the Grand Pagoda, (Wat Arun Ratchawararam) which is one of the most stunning temples in Bangkok located along the Chao Phraya River, as well as the tourism symbol of Thailand. On this occasion, the Grand Pagoda will be illuminated in green on 17 March 2021, between 19:00 – 22:00 p.m., together with other iconic landmarks in Thailand, such as the Thai Cultural Centre, 208 Wireless Road Tower, All Season Place Building and Nawarat Bridge,etc.
This event aims to promote a good image of Bangkok to foreigners and foreign communities in Bangkok by being proactively involved in global activities, as well as to foster an amicable relationship between Bangkok City and foreign countries through foreign embassies in Thailand. This will lead to more global engagement of Bangkok City and create greater opportunity for further collaboration in city development.
Ireland has initiated the Global Greening Programme since 2010 . The objective is to promote Ireland world-wide by inviting to turn the world’s most famous building and landmarks green on Irish Nation Day.
This year, the world’s most famous building and landmarks participating in this project include Sydney Opera House, London Eye, Leaning Tower of Pisa and Niagara FallsBangkok Metropolitan Administration to turn green the Grand Pagoda, the Temple of Dawn in jointly celebration of the National Day of Ireland