Ukrainian Village Parade Parma, Ohio - September 24, 2011
The Ukrainian-American community and the city of Parma hosted a parade and celebration in Parma's Ukrainian Village. The parade stepped off from Grantwood Drive and proceeded north on State Road to the new Ukrainian Heritage Park.
In addition to many Ukrainian-American youth, social, religious, arts, community and dance organizations, the parade participants included five community high school bands: Parma Senior High School, Normandy High School, Valley Forge High School, Padua Franciscan High School, and Holy Name High School. Representatives from the Polish, Hungarian, German, Irish and Slovak communities as well as Ukrainian Village businesses were also featured in the parade.