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Greek Independence Day Parade in New York City (Vid & Pics)

The National Herald

Photo by TNH/Kostas Bej

NEW YORK – The Greek Independence Parade in New York City, organized by the Parade Committee of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, took place on Sunday, April 14, along Manhattan’s 5th Avenue.

The Parade celebrates the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire.

Led by Grand Marshal George M. Marcus, this year’s Parade had over 40 floats and almost 100 different organizations showcasing their Greek pride as they made their way north from 64th Street to 79th Street.

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The Greek Presidential Guard. Photo by TNH/Kostas Bej.

The National Herald Archive

The National Herald

The National Herald

The National Herald Archive

The National Herald

The National Herald Archive

. . . . . The evzones at the Greek restaurant Avra before the Greek Independence Parade in New York City. .

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