It is with very great pleasure and excitement that the Detroit Greek Independence Day Committee would like to announce that the 11th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade will be held on, Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in Historic Greektown Detroit, on Monroe Street!
Each year our Greek community awaits for this special weekend with great anticipation and excitement! This weekend demonstrates the legacy of Hellenism and the preservation of the Greek culture. This year commemorates the 191st anniversary (March 25, 1821) of Greece’s independence after 400 years of Ottoman rule.
The Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Weekend will be featuring a special performance by the famous Horeftikos Omilos Agiou, Evzones and Amalias of Agion – Peloponnesos, Greece, during each of the three below events.
The 2012 Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Weekend:
The Hellenic Museum of Michigan Night
Friday, March 23, 2012, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
67 E. Kerby, Detroit, MI, across from the Detroit Institute of Arts
The Detroit Greek Independence Day Dinner Dance and the Hellenic Heritage AwardsSaturday, March 24, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
The Royalty House, 8201 E. 13 Mile Rd., Warren, MI
For tickets for this event: Tasos Tomaras (248) 377-2549 or Olga Cardasis (586) 779-6111
The 11th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day ParadeSunday, March 25, 2012, 3:00 p.m.