Date posted: 08/24/2011
Go Greek at the 25th Annual Greek Festival 2011
Get in touch with the culture, history and heritage of modern Greece at South Carolina’s 25th Annual Greek Festival. This eye opening event takes attendees through a whirlwind weekend of educational presentations, thought provoking discussions and live music, together highlighting the significant events that make up today’s Greek culture. And for any foodies in the crowd looking to bite into the best that Greece has to offer, there is a full menu of authentic Greek dishes that will be available on the festival grounds. You’ll leave this cultural event with a new perspective of what it means to go Greek.
Every year, South Carolina’s 2011 Greek Festival gives residents and visitors a glimpse into the best of today’s Modern Greek culture. From the daring moves of the Greek Folk dancers to the mouth watering taste of a Pork Souvlaki, there is not a moment of this fun filled weekend that you’ll want to miss. Organizers work year round to bring audiences a variety of exhibits, entertainers and events to keep audiences on their feet, which is why this year’s festival will feature a weekend of live Greek music from the Nick Demos and Nick Trivelas Bands. Together, this weekend of festivities will leave feeling Greek all year long.
The Greek Festival is an annual event that brings the residents of South Carolina together to help celebrate the culture and diversity of this popular southern state. This year’s action-packed celebration will be held in the city of Columbia, and is sponsored by a number of reputable organizations from throughout the area, including Kroger Stores of Columbia, State Media Company and Sysco Food Services of Columbia. So mark your calendars and plan your trip to join South Carolinians in one of the most memorable events of the year!
Thursday-Saturday, September 15-17
Sunday, September 18
Festival Location at Corner of Sumter and Calhoun Streets, Columbia, SC
(803) 461- 0248
For more information, visit www.columbiasgreekfestival.com.