Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue to go green

The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will go green for the first time next year, as Tourism Ireland takes its St Patrick's Day campaign to emerging markets.

11th October, 2012
Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue to go green
A green Christ the Redeemer (as it will look next year)

The iconic Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will go green for the first time next year, as Tourism Ireland takes its St Patrick's Day campaign to emerging markets.

For the past three years, Tourism Ireland has arranged for major landmarks and iconic sites around the world to ‘go green’ on St Patrick’s Day – including the London Eye, Burj Al Arab in Dubai, Table Mountain in South Africa and Niagara...

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