Polish Constitution Day in Slavic Village April 30, 2017
The Polish Constitution of May 3, 1791 was the first constitution to follow the 1788 ratification of the United States Constitution. May 3 was restored as an official Polish holiday in April 1990, after the fall of communism. It is celebrated in Cleveland with events including a parade in Slavic Village.
The Parade returned to Fleet Ave. after the restoration of the street. Fleet Ave. was transformed by a multi-year construction project into the First Complete and Green Street in Cleveland.
The only Orange Barrels seen on Fleet Avenue were the dancing Orange Barrels in the Parade.
The parade stepped off from Washington Park and ended at the John Paul II Center on East 65th. After the Parade there was a ceremony with the national anthems and a few speeches.
To whet your appetite, here is a short video clip featuring The Good Knights and then the Chardon Polka Band before the Parade.
Click on the links below to see photos and videos of the Parade, Ceremony and People at the 2017 Polish Constitution Day in Slavic Village.
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