Sunday, September 8, 2013

The 14th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade



The 14th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade

On behalf of the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Committee, it is with great joy to announce the date for the next, the 14th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade, which will once again be held on Monroe Street in Historic Greektown!  The parade date will be on, Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
If you need a healthy dose of all things Greek, please make sure you markdown this date on your calendars!  “Having this parade is a way to have fun and to preserve and further the very proud Hellenic heritage.”  George Reganis, a founding member and the Chairman of the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade.
Preparations are also in the works for having a very special pre-parade evening event on Saturday, April 18, 2015.  This evening event will include a youth poem recital about the Greek Independence, Greek music, dancing and the honoring of the 2015 Hellenic Heritage Award Winners.
Once again, the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Weekend will have the philanthropic side of supporting and raising funds for the Hellenic Museum of Michigan (www.hellenicmi.org).
Finally, Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Committee needs the support and help from the Greek community to make the 2015 Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade very special!  If your organization, church or club would like to enter a float or vehicle and/or if you would like to help volunteer your time over the weekend, please feel free to notify the committee at: detroitgreekparade@gmail.com.  Also, please click the Meetings tab on this web site to see the dates and times for all the parade committee meetings.

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The 14th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade, Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. on Monroe Street, in Historic Greektown, Detroit, MI




Friday, January 25, 2013

The 12th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade

On behalf of the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Committee, it is with great joy and pleasure to announce this year’s date for the 12th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade, which will once again be held on Monroe Street in Historic Greektown! This year’s parade will be on, Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.

If you need a healthy dose of all things Greek, please make sure you markdown this date on your calendars!  “Having this parade is a way to have fun and to preserve and further the very proud Hellenic heritage.”  George Reganis, a founding member and the Chairman of the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade.
Preparations are also in the works for having a very special pre-parade evening on Saturday, April 13th at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan (67 E. Kerby, Detroit, MI 48202) and also at the DIA, which is right across the street.  This evening event will include a poem recital about the Greek Independence, Greek music, dancing and the honoring of the 2013 Hellenic Heritage Award Winners.
Once again, the Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Weekend will have the philanthropic side of supporting and raising funds for the Hellenic Museum of Michigan (www.hellenicmi.org).
Finally, Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Committee needs the support and help from the Greek community to make the 2013 Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade very special!  If your organization, church or club would like to enter a float or vehicle and/or if you would like to help volunteer your time over the weekend, please feel free to notify the committee at: detroitgreekparade@gmail.com.  Also, please click the Meetings tab on this web site to see the dates and times for all the parade committee meetings.
The 12th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade, Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. on Monroe Street, in Historic Greektown, Detroit, MI

Saturday April 13, 2013

GRAND OPENING OF THE HELLENIC MUSEUM OF MICHIGAN
Located in Midtown - The Cultural Center of Detroit
The Hellenic Museum of Michigan, 67 E. Kirby, Detroit, MI 48202 / www.hellenicmi.org

5:00 p.m. – Blessing by His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit

Throughout the Evening:
  • Exhibits of the Immigration story of Greek-Americans to Michigan and the history of Greektown
  • Dance Performances and Poems by the Greek Schools and Hellenic Originations of Michigan
  • Tours of the Historic Hellenic Museum Building – The Sherer House
  • Greek Music and Dancing – Carriage House
6:30 p.m. – Grand Opening Gala Reception at the Detroit Institute of Arts (across the street)
  • Strolling dinner, tours of the Greek Gallery, music and dance performances
  • The 6th Annual Hellenic Heritage Award Winners

Sunday, April 14, 2013

The 12th ANNUAL DETROIT GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE
In Historic Greektown, on Monroe Street
10:30 a.m. - Liturgy and Hierarchical Doxology at the Church of the Annunciation in Greektown.
1:30 p.m. - Pre-Parade Dignitary Reception, press conference and dance performance inside the Compuware Building Lobby. Parade staging and unit placement will be right in front of the Compuware Building.
3:00 p.m. - The Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade starts down Monroe Street. And at the conclusion of the parade, there will be a Post Parade Ceremony and Dance Performance in Greektown.

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