Greek Day on Broadway is Sunday, June 28

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We look forward to Greek Day on Broadway every summer. It’s free. It’s fun. You learn stuff about Vancouver urban culture and Greek culture. There’s lots of tasty food. People actually dance in the streets. It’s especially meaningfult o get out ad support Greek culture this year, as Greece’s financial future hangs precariously in the balance.

The big day is tomorrow: Sunday, June 28. Here’s what you need to know about the event schedule.

Greek Day on Broadway takes place on Broadway, from MacDonald to Blenheim Street. It’s FREE ENTRY. It’s an award-winning family-friendly event. It’s open to all. It’s attracts nearly 100,000 attendees from across the Lower Mainland. Expect authentic Greek food and much more! Beer and wine will be available.

Greek Day on Broadway 2015 Schedule

Main Stage Broadway and Trutch Street

12:05pm St Nicholas & St Demitrios Dance Group
12:30pm Socratis School
1:00pm Gradina – Serbian Group
1:30pm Philhellenic Dance Group
2:00pm Opening Ceremonies
2:30pm Tsatsu Stalqayu
2:40pm Fasolakia Diaspora – Jr Group
3:10pm Agrimakia – Cretan Junior Group
3:35pm Alexander The Great of Makedonian Greeks
4:05pm Diaspora Dance Groups – Senior Group
4:35pm The Cretan Association of BC – Cretan Senior Group
5:05pm Alexander The Great of Makedonian Greeks
6:30pm Zougla

Stage 2 Broadway and Bayswater Street

11:00am DJ Nzo
12:00pm Musiki Parea
2:45pm Diplopennies
5:00pm Natalia Pardalis

Greek Chef Cooking Demo Tent

11:30am Nick Patsis – Gigandas – Broad Beans (45 minutes)
12:45pm Alex Chronakis – Beef Stefado & Dagos (50 minutes)
1:35pm Ric Spratley – Greek Coffee with Hank & Cathie (Bouzouki Music Interlude) (30 Minutes)
2:10pm Christina Lanaras – Dolmades
2:55pm Alex Chronakis – Okra & Tomato – plus Tsatziki with Pita Bread (50 Minutes)
3:45pm Nick Patsis Gouvetsi (lamb with orizo) (60 Minutes)
4:15pm Ric Spratley – Greek Coffee with Hank & Cathi (Bouzouki Music Interlude) (30 Minutes)
5:15pm Christina Lanaras – Keftedes (Greek Meatballs) (60 Minutes)
6:15pm Hank & Cathi – Bouzouki Music (40 Minutes)

Hellenic Experience Tent

Filotimo ???????? –hospitality, friendship, honour, a Greek word with no exact translation, however it is the foundation of every Greek’s roots.

Come visit the Hellenic Experience Tent and be immersed in Filotimo while strolling through a Greek Lifestyle Home displaying island and village furniture pieces created by Vogues and Vintages Owner Loreli Egland.

There will also be typical Greek village lifestyle/ traditions with products from our sponsor Parthenon Supermarket.

Let us ??????? (treat) you in our ????? (house), we will offer you traditional Greek spoon sweets balancing your palates with Greek Coffee, Mountain Tea and famous Greek Frappes!

Taste and learn about different varieties of Olive oil, Olives and Greek Cheeses.
Beauty and olive oil scrub samples to pamper your skin the Ancient Greek way while exploring The secrets of Greek Herbs for health and cooking.

Experience the ??? (light) of Greece’s simple essence through Mediterranean foods that nurture the joy of eating and your Hellenic Experience will give you ????? ! (Wings) to journey through the rest of our Festival and inspire you to Eat, Drink, and Dance like a Greek with the ???? (spirit) of our beautiful country.

Kids Zone

Arts and crafts, growing a kid’s herb garden, bouncy rides, face painting, balloons, plus much more.

Last modified: June 27, 2015

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