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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Has Irish PM With NYC Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo, Talk of Inclusion

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                                                                           Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar tak es part in the 2018 Saint Patricks Day Parade today in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire by Kurt Wheelock New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo marched separately in the 257th annual St. Patrick Day’s parade on Saturday, along with over 100,000 other marchers. Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, flanked by Long Island Republican Congressman Peter King, announced his government’s multi-million dollar grant for an Irish cultural center in Hell’s Kitchen. He also recounted traveling to Oklahoma to visit to Native American tribe which after suffering its own [Read More]

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival of New York

Aug 9, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA PARK (QUEENS), New York, July 9 2015 — (by Albin Lohr-Jones) – Alligators in the sewers? Perhaps not. But dragons were plentiful at the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Races in Queens. From the dragon dancers weaving through the crowd at the festival to the elaborately-carved “head” adorning each of the boats, the ancient Eastern symbol of prosperity and good fortune caught the eye at every turn. The NYC version of the popular summertime festival, celebrated annually across the globe, featured food, musical performances, dance and — of course — boat racing. Now in its [Read More]

Colombian Independence Day Parade of New York

Jul 26, 2015 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photo by: Yvone Varela/EuropaNewswire JACKSON HEIGHTS(QUEENS), New York, USA, July 26 2015 — ( By Albin Lohr-Jones/EuropaNewswire ) – Thousands of Colombian-Americans and New Yorkers of all backgrounds converged on Queens today to celebrate the 15th Annual Colombian Independence Day Parade. The parade, a popular summer event in the ethnically-rich borough, drew dozens of participating groups from Colombian communities throughout the Metro area, members of the diplomatic corps, local politicians including City Comptroller Scott Stringer, and numerous Colombian celebrities. The parade is convened annually to mark the anniversary of Colombia’s Declaration of Independence on July 20th, 1810 which established a [Read More]

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