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Australia - Waltzing Matilda
Most countries have a piece of music that means something special to its people. For Australians, it’s a song called ‘Waltzing Matilda’, written in 1895 by song-writer and poet ‘Banjo’ Paterson.
Saint Patrick's Day. St. Patricks Day is a very well known Irish national holiday, which is celebrated not only in Ireland but all around the world on the 17th of March.
The Sick Man of Europe? "We Scots get a bad press for our lifestyles, to say the least. Some years ago, Jack McConnell, First Minister of the Scottish Parliament, called us 'one of the most unhealthy countries in Europe,' with a culture of 'lack of exercise, drugs abuse, excessive drinking and over eating.'"