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Fifth Avenue Decked in Glorious Blue and White

NEW YORK – Everything was ready at noon today, Sunday, April 14 for the parade on 5th Avenue where with the Hellenes of the New York Metropolitan Area will honor the anniversary of the start of the Greek Revolution of 1821.

In the presence of members of the Greek Parliament, the Doxology took place on Sunday inside the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity officiated by Archbishop Elpidophoros. Photo: TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos

The parade was preceded by the traditional Doxology at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, officiated by Archbishop Elpidophoros and in the presence, among others, of the leader of the main opposition and president of SYRIZA, Stefanos Kasselakis, the MEP of New Democracy, Vangelis Meimarakis, MPs Filippos Fortomas, Nina Kasimati, Theofilos Xanthopoulos, and Milena Apostolaki, the Ambassador of Greece in Washington Ekaterini Nassika, the Consul General of Greece in New York Dinos Konstantinos and the candidate for the European Parliament of New Democracy, George Aftias.

In the presence of members of the Greek Parliament, the Doxology took place on Sunday inside the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity officiated by Archbishop Elpidophoros. Photo: TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos

Of course, the beloved Evzones of the Presidential Guard were also present, generating excitement and pride in every generation of the Greek-American community. The clear sky set the stage for or a successful parade.

The leader of the main opposition, Stefanos Kasselakis, reads the Creed in English. Photo: TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos

It should be noted that in the Cathedral, the president of SYRIZA, Stefanos Kasselakis, read the Creed in English and the MEP Vangelis Meimarakis recited it in Greek.

Greek MEP Vangelis Meimarakis reads the Creed in Greek. Photo: TNH/Christodoulos Athanasatos

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