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Annual festival brings Greek heritage to Cincinnati

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The 40th annual Panegyri Greek Festival, one of the most popular festivals in the area, is coming back to town next weekend.

The festival began as a way to share Greek culture and heritage throughout the community.

The Panegyri Greek Festival is June 27-29 this year and will be held at the Holy Trinity- St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. These are the times:

  • Friday 5-11 p.m.
  • Saturday 3-11 p.m.
  • Sunday 1-8 p.m.

Admission is $2 per person but children 12 and under are free. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Freestore Foodbank's power pack program.

The Holy Trinity- St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church is located at 7000 Winton Road.

Christy and Stephanie Toth of the Hellenic Dancers group visited FOX19 to give more details about the event and to show off a traditional Greek dance. Watch the video above for more information.

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