Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Church Greek Festival 2013, Roseland New Jersey.

Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Church Greek Festival 2013, Roseland New Jersey.

Our, Greek Festival is a long-established ethnic festival in the Roseland NJ area. It continues to be a huge success and grow in popularity every year due to the volunteer efforts of our members.

The festival is more than food: a gift shop, colorful dancers and authentic Greek music, entertainment for young and old, curiosity or just plain gastronomic delight.

It is an opportunity to Be Greek for a day! Or three! This festival runs for 3 days a year around the third week in September
Good Food, Good Wine and a variety of drinks, entertainment fun and games, Good Music and dancing and finally shopping.

“Dancing is one of the great Greek traditions, described as motion arising from emotion. Over the ages, dancing has brought the Greek people together. Displayed by the mightiest of kings, and the humblest of villagers, and all throughout contemporary society, dancing has unified Greeks to their ancestry and to their future.”

FOOD: Gyro, souvlaki, spanakopites, tiropites, moussaka, pastitsio, roasted lamp, and much more

GREEK PASTRIES & COFFEE
The variety and flavor of the desserts are outstanding! Get some extra to put in the freezer.
Our ladies have been baking and baking — taste the sweet results of their labor of love. Delicious Greek sweets like baklava, galaktoboureko, kourambiethes, Melomakarona, koulourakia, Diples and finikia, Ice cream sunday and more. The Galataboureko is a must for those who love custard desserts.Or try some fresh, warm loukoumathes drizzled with honey and nuts. To drink we offer you coffee, Greek coffee, tea and frappes.
Visit with friends in the outdoor taverna cafe for a thick cup of coffee that they brew in little copper vessels.
Don’t even feel guilty eating myself past comfort because I know my proceeds are going to help out a church. Eating too much is just my way of contributing!
The people there are super friendly.

SHOPPING AT THE AGORA
There is a wide selection of vendors who come to set up a market, or “Agora.” Greek jewelry, leather, knick-knacks, videos, music, embroideries and paintings, t-shirts and other clothing, folk art, and icons are available for purchase.

“Dancing is one of the great Greek traditions, described as motion arising from emotion. Over the ages, dancing has brought the Greek people together. Displayed by the mightiest of kings, and the humblest of villagers, and all throughout contemporary society, dancing has unified Greeks to their ancestry and to their future.”

FUN AND GAMES:
A variety of games for entertainment such as slides, and much more.

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