Upper Darby, PA – The Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of Philadelphia and Delaware Valley hosted its November meeting yesterday and announced the official date of the Greek Independence Parade for 2018. March 25th, the actual day of Greek Independence will be hosted this year on its true date of recognition. Annually, the date is marked traditionally later in the Philadelphia area due to holiday and Evzone appearances.
Parade details including Grand Marshalls, Eleftheria Medal recipient, award ceremonies and liturgy services the day of the parade are also being considered. Those announcements will be made by end of year.
The parade fundraiser was also announced. January 13th, 2018, at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox community center in Upper Darby, the Federation will host a Greek Night. All proceeds will go to the parade. Topazi and Paounis will headline the evening. The entire Greek community is encouraged to attend and support this event that celebrates and preserves the largest annual tradition in the Greek-American community.
Federation of Hellenic American Societies Greek Night
Saturday, January 13th, 2018, 9:00 pm
Tickets: $50 (Students: $25.00)
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA, 19082
Info: Stefanos Evangelopoulos (856-520-3444, Efi Oikonomou (610-608-9582), George Maniatis (484-477-7577)