On St. Patrick’s Day, nosotros heard that Harajuku was hosting “Asia’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade”, too decided nosotros should banking enterprise agree this out. I wasn’t actually expecting much, given the publish of Irish Gaelic settlers here, exactly Nippon stepped up! This parade was along the Omotesando, a high terminate shopping district inwards Harajuku.
This is the Irish Gaelic Ambassador.
We loved the all-Japanese bagpipe band, kilts too all.
Japanese, Irish Gaelic dancers. These ladies were beginners, too a lot of them nearly my age. I absolutely dearest seeing adults larn novel things!
The Irish Gaelic Setter social club was a favorite, but I unremarkably entirely encounter pocket-size dogs inwards Tokyo.
Of course, they were dressed to kill!
The U.S.A. Army Band Nippon participated alongside skilful ‘ol American march music. That definitely set a lump inwards my throat! I wishing I got a ameliorate pic, this was them warming up.
The girls loved the leprechaun’s!
Eva loved getting this sticker from a parade participant. It was also really funny when mortal walking inwards the parade stopped to stimulate got OUR picture. Haha!
The U2 fan club. Is this a stretch?
Twirling is live too good inwards Tokyo, fifty-fifty for boys!
This was an actual Irish Gaelic dancer inwards Tokyo alongside a touring show. She was fabulous!
The Where’s Waldo gang? I don’t mean value getting approved to walk inwards the parade was besides difficult!
Also, closed to Japanese flair. This grouping was from Okinawa.
And every St. Patrick’s Day Parade has a dragon, right?! This was the finale.
Next, nosotros walked to the Irish Gaelic festival at the park. (Also, a provide of our favorite deport Duffy!)
There was a corking Irish Gaelic band too dancers performing at the park. It is sort of funny when the vocalist is speaking to the crowd too live says “Can anyone out at that spot fifty-fifty empathise us…..”, too at that spot are entirely a few claps. Haha! Well, the crowd DID bask the music.
What’s a festival without confront painting?
We ran correct inwards to the Where’s Waldo gang. Of course, they would LOVE to acquire their film taken!
On the walk dorsum to the develop station nosotros passed a prissy daughter alongside 2 large parrot’s. She was really happy to allow the girls concord them.
The Tokyo St. Patrick’s Day celebration was a prissy surprise. We volition live dorsum ane time again side past times side year!