Yassou! The Grand Rapids Greek Cultural Festival returns this weekend


GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (WOTV) – This weekend indulge yourself in all things Greek at the 10th annual Yassou! From Friday August 27-29, at Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Grand Rapids, the Greek Cultural Festival showcases Greek heritage through an assortment of authentic food, drink, shopping and entertainment. Live Greek music will also be performed by “The Oneiro” on Friday and Saturday.

After canceling last year’s festivities due to the ongoing pandemic, the organizers of Yassou! expressed their enthusiasm for the much anticipated return of the festival.

“After a break in 2020, Yassou! is back and we are excited to celebrate with the community. noted
Ginger Lang, Yassou! Chair. “We are looking forward to organizing a weekend of live music, dance
performances, cooking demonstrations and a wide range of Greek cuisine! Join us to eat, dance
and be Greek!

Yassou! kick off on Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend of great food and Greek ambiance. Activities for clients are available from opening to closing.

For more information visit www.GRgreekfest.com

(Photo courtesy of Yassou Festival staff)

About Yassou! Greek cultural festival

“Yassou! was established in 2010 by Esther Koukios and David Darling as a fundraiser to support
church youth programs and local charities. Our charity partner for this year is The Mental
Health Foundation of West Michigan – be nice. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to
mental health awareness and education.

(Information provided by Yassou Festival staff)

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