WHAT: MIDWEST HELLENIC DANCE FESTIVAL
WHERE: St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Oak Lawn, IL
WHEN: Friday, Oct, 6, Sat. Oct 7 and Sun Oct 8
WHO: There will dance clinics for all ages, but limited to no younger than Age 9 or 4th grade.
WHO IS SPONSORING THIS: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago has initiated a new and exciting ministry. The Midwest Hellenic Dance Festival is dedicated to promoting, preserving and perpetuating the traditional Greek dance, music and fellowship. Through this annual event, we wish to develop an awareness, appreciation and love for our Hellenic culture and create a greater communion and stronger ties with fellow Greek Orthodox Christians for generations to come.The festival will consist of workshops and a traditional Glendi celebration which will showcase dance troupes from Chicago and throughout the midwest.
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