Polish Constitution Day Parade
Ridge Road - Parma, Ohio May 7, 2023
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.
The Constitution of May 3, 1791 is considered one of the most important achievements in the history of Poland. The May 3 anniversary of its adoption has been observed as Poland's most important civil holiday since Poland regained independence in 1918. Its importance for the Polish people has been compared to that of 4 July to the Americans.
The Polish American Congress Ohio Division hosted its 73rd Constitution Day Parade on Sunday May 7, 2023.
Father Eric Orzech and Bruce Kalinowski
Bruce Kalinowski served as MC for the Parade with the assistance of Father Eric Orzech, pastor of both St Stanislaus and St Casimir Churches in Cleveland. Father Eric is also Chaplain of the Polish American Congress.
Here is a video of some of the highlights of the Parade.
Enjoy these other images from the 2023 Polish Constitution Day Parade in Parma.
Parma Senior High School Band
Co-Grand Marshal Mayor Tim DeGeeter
Co-Grand Marshal Marta Kelleher
Polish National Alliance
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