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9/8/06: Utah's Greek Community

Holy Trinity Cathedral in Salt Lake City, Utah

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – The annual Greek Festival opens Friday, and we're taking the opportunity to rebroadcast our conversation from last year's centennial of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greater Salt Lake City. Doug Fabrizio was joined by Manoli Sargetakis, historian Constantine Skedros, and Craig Miller of the Utah Arts Council Folk Arts Program for a look at the history of this unique community, and at how ethnicity is preserved in the "melting-pot" of America. (Repeat)

  • The 2006 Greek Festival will take place at the Hellenic Cultural Hall (279 S 300 West) this Friday, Saturday and Sunday -- September 8-10. For information on this and on Saturday's 5K and 10K Greek Run, click here
  • For more information on Constantine Skedros' book 100 Years of Faith and Fervor call the Greek Orthodox Church office at (801) 328-9681.
  • Learn more about the community from KUED's Documentary Utah's Greek Americans

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