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  • 12:40 20 Mar 2009
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  • 08:40 20 Mar 2009

Chicago marks St. David's Day with Welsh colors atop iconic Wrigley Building (March 02, 2009)

Located in the iconic Wrigley Building, the British Consulate-General in Chicago commemorated St. David's Day on Sunday, March 1 by lighting the building in red, white, and green -- the colors of the Welsh flag.

The British Consulate-General, Chicago partnered with the Chicago Tafia Welsh Society to commemorate St. David, the patron saint of Wales, in this special way. The Consulate-General thanks Wrigley Building management, Colliers B&K, for making this event possible.

Photo copyright Jonathan Daniel/1 March 2009

Notes for Editors

St. David is the patron saint of Wales.

The Welsh Assembly Government in New York coordinates Wales Week USA, which encompasses events throughout the country each year around St. David's Day.

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