The Greek Parade in Boston Was Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

BOSTON.- The 22nd annual parade of Boston for the Independence of Greece was canceled due to weather conditions early on the morning of April 4, including snow, cold and wind.

Snow high winds and low temperatures forced the organizers the Federation of the Hellenic American Societies of New England to cancel the parade in consultation with the City and Police Authorities
Bill Kafkas chairman of the Public Relations Committee of the Federation told TNH that “it was a painful decision to cancel the parade after all the preparations and efforts, but it had to be done for safety reasons because of strong winds in Boston and the cold temperatures.”
On Sunday morning a doxology was offered at the Annunciation Cathedral of Boston for the Independence of Greece
On Saturday evening at the annual gala dinner in Newton Marriot the Federation honored with the “Freedom Award” Dr. Maria Koulmanda prominent researcher and professor at Harvard.


LONDON, UK – The Conservative Friends of Cyprus (CFCyprus) is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and Executive Chairman Jason Charalambous, on behalf of the Board and the entire team, shared best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year, adding that a series of exciting events and initiatives are scheduled, beginning with CFCyprus’ annual New Year’s reception on January 25.

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