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Philadelphia Greek Independence Parade Ready to Show Greek Pride, March 20

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade is set to celebrate our Greek heritage, language, faith, and culture on March 20 with the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece, participating. The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley invited all to attend the celebration which, after a two year hiatus, will paint Philadelphia blue and white with Greek pride.

The Presidential Guard of Greece will be in attendance the weekend of the Greek Parade in Philadelphia which includes the flag raising event on March 18 at City Hall and the Dignitaries Banquet at Adelphia’s on March 19.

Among those scheduled to attend are: His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia, AHEPA Supreme President Jimmy Kokotas, Daughters of Penelope Grand President Kathy Bizoukas, Grand Marshal Honorary Consul General of Panama in Philadelphia Georgia Athanasopoulos, and the Eleftheria Award honoree George Horiates, Esq.

This year will be the first Greek Parade during the tenure of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros.

More information, including the program of events and the parade line-up, is available online: https://hellenicfed.org/.

 

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Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece at the Greetings, in Philadelphia, March 18, 2022.
Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece at the Greetings, in Philadelphia, March 18, 2022.

 

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