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FRIDAY, APRIL 1st, 2016


PART I                                       STATE CAPITOL, Hall of Flags at 4:30 PM


Thanks for reading Hellenic News of America

Opening Remarks                 Mr. Christos Skabardonis, President

Pangregorian of CT


Master of Ceremonies          Hon. Themis Klarides, State Representative


American Anthem                 UCONN/Paideia Hellenic Studies Students


Greek Anthem                      


Invocation                              Rev. Fr. Constantine Simones

                                                    Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Chapel

                                                    (Storrs, CT)




                                                Presidents of CT Greek American Organizations


Poetry Reading                 Saint George students, Hartford

                                                Holy Trinity students, Waterbury  

                                                Saint George students, New Britain

                                                Saint Barbara students, Orange

                                                Three Hierarchs Chapel, Storrs, CT


Keynote Speaker             Daniel Hutto, Student at Lander University, SC

                                                Theme: Study in Greece, Visit Greece.


Honoring with                   Hon. Nicholas Paindiris

 “PAIDEIA”                          President

 Award                                   Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Hartford, CT


Presentation of                   Governor Dannel P. Malloy

Proclamation                       (State of Connecticut)

                                                   Received by Rev. Fr C. Simones


Folk Dances                         UCONN Hellenic Student Association Dancers

                                                 Pontian Society Dancers, Norwalk


Benediction                        Rev. Fr. C. Simones

                                                Three Hierarchs Chapel, Storrs,  CT





PART II                        Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral

                                         433 Fairfield Ave, Hartford, CT (6:00PM)


Doxology                      Rev. Fr. George Zugravu

                                          Rev. Fr. Stephen P. Natsis

                                          Rev. Fr. C. Simones


American Anthem & UCONN Hellenic Studies students


Greek Anthem                      


Greetings                            Parish Council

                                                St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Hartford, CT


                                                Christina Tramontanis, President

                                                UCONN Hellenic Student Association Paideia


                                                Presidents of CT Greek American Organizations


                                                Invited Dignitaries                                            


Dinner                                    7:15PM


 Annual                                  Connecticut Dance Troops


Folk Dance Exhibition         


Greek Folk Music                 Leonidas Tsandiris & the Islanders


Food supplies donated by:

The Pan-Gregorian Organization of Connecticut



Boston Annual Greek Independence Parade

Boylston Street to Charles Street

Sunday, April 10 at 1:00 PM



New York City Annual Greek Independence Parade

At 5th Avenue

Sunday, April 17 at 1:00 PM


25th of March, 2016

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