Posts Tagged ‘Independence Day’

Pakistan Independence Day 2009 Attracts a Huge Crowd to San Francisco’s Civic Center

Monday, August 17th, 2009

The Pakistani Association of San Francisco Bay Area(PASF) threw a huge party yesterday to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day. Civic Center was all packed up with partying people.

Like this singer. Kind of got a Bono / U2 feel out of him.

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This is just another in San Francisco, where you see all kinds of things you’ve never seen before. There was lots of “Paki Pride” on display. Thusly:

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See you next year!

The 2009 Greek Cultural Parade on San Francisco’s Market Street

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

San Francisco’s HELLENIC CULTURAL PARADE must rank as our smallest annual march down Market Street, but today’s effort had spirited participants and lovely weather. Let’s take a look, shall we?

Vanguard of the Greek Cultural Parade. Click to expand:

This junior cowboy (κάουμποϋ) was quite handy with his lasso:

An entirely different junior cowboy:

JROTC haters would have had a lot to hate today what with the many schools represented. (Lowell High appeared to be the most serious.)

“Macedonia is Greece.” O.K., thanks for that tidbit. I think I know what the meaning of this statement is – seems to be a contentious issue:

Anywho, happy 178th Greek Independence Day!