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It's happening again - get yer green on!

Every year St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by over 75 million people worldwide. For the 7th time in a row Grote Markt, Den Haag joins forces with Irish Club Netherlands for a dazzling celebration of Irish culture, smack-bang in the heart of the city. Be Irish for one day and come celebrate with us! 

This Dutch band excels in Celtic folk music and troubadours the country bringing joy to the people. to perform their musical skills. Although they’re Dutch by origin, the wild hair and medieval kilts make it as Irish as it gets. With their ballads, their flaming songs and spirited tunes they’ll undoubtedly swipe you off your feet!

Woodworks De Band
Saint Paddy’s isn’t complete without Woodworks! This acoustic band has performed here on earlier editions and we are happy to announce we will be seeing more of them this year. ‘Irish’ and ‘Folk’ are their middle names and they play the accordion like no other. You’re in for some good dancing here!

The Bottles Of Smoke 
This brand-new Dutch folk band brings you a tribute to The Pogues. They will make your folk-heart beat faster with their covers of the raw, energetic & bright songs the Pogues are well known for. Their songs can be both sad and jolly. Either way, let them take you back to the dark streets of London and enjoy the ride.

Shane Meehan & friends 
Shane Meehan learned to play the Irish traditional fiddle from his grandfather when he was only 8 years old. His musical skills have matured into sheer brilliance, and he now brings his magic to stages around the country. On Saint Patrick’s Day we see him in action and he brings his friends along!

Redmond School of Irish Dancing Holland
This school is one of a kind and this year we are happy to have them on stage. The school offers Irish dancing to all ages and levels and travels around Europe to perform their traditional Irish dancing skills. On Saint Paddy’s they’ll leave you in awe with their true Irish dance!

Kilkenny School of Irish Dancing,The Netherlands
The in The Hague-based school teaches Irish dance to all ages, starting from only four years old. With achievements as numerous championship titles and their dancers reaching a semi-final place in the tv-show ‘Holland’s Got Talent’, you will definitely be stunned by their performance here at the Grote Markt. Feel free to dance along!

Excited yet? We are! Happy St. Paddy's!