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Outlander Star Sam Heughan Shine at Tartan Day Parade

Apr 10, 2016 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Sixth Avenue, New York, USA, April 09 2016 – Thousands of Scots march along Sixth Avenue in New York City during the Rainy 2016 Tartan Day Parade. The parade is the largest Scottish celebration in Manhattan and one of the largest Scottish parades in the world By Britta Schmitz NEW YORK, April 10 2016 – New York celebrates the contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States with a big annual parade. The Tartan Day Parade traditionally takes place in Manhattan after the weekend of National Tartan Day on April 6, a day chosen by the U.S. Senate in 1998. [Read More]

Steuben Parade 2015: Guest Of Honor Sent Home Early

Sep 20, 2015 Celebrities , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

By Britta Schmitz NEW YORK, Sept. 20 – Saturday Sept. 19 marked the highlight of the annual German-American friendship month: For the 58th time, the renowned Steuben Parade was celebrated on Fifth Avenue. “It was amazing. It’s the first time I have ever been in a New York City parade and so then coming and be a Grand Marshal was pretty special,” Contessa Brewer told Europa Newswires. Actor John Ratzenberger, politician Klaus Wowereit and TV host Contessa Brewer were this year’s Grand Marshals, prominent guests of honour who traditionally open the Parade. Hundreds of traditional German and German-American organizations pilgrimaged [Read More]

New York Columbus Day parade (Photos)

Oct 14, 2014 Celebrities, News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Fifth Avenue, New York, USA, October 13  2014 –  Participants march during the 70th anniversary of the annual Columbus Day parade . The annual event celebrates the day that Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas in 1492. On the Photo: Little Boy participating on the Parade. Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Fifth Avenue, New York, USA, October 13  2014 –  Participants march during the 70th anniversary of the annual Columbus Day parade . The annual event celebrates the day that Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas in 1492. The annual Columbus Day Parade, organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation and presented [Read More]

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