November 10th, 2011 Dear Visitors to the St. Demetrios Parish, It is with deep gratitude that I welcome you on behalf of all the parishioners of the St. Demetrios Parish. If you are visiting with us this year for the ďŹ rst time, we are eager to welcome you, and if you have been part of St. Demetrios' Festival Family in previous years, we are overjoyed to renew our friendship with you. Our festival would not be famed for its delightful and warm atmosphere had you not been part of its family by giving us the joy and pleasure to host you. The St. Demetrios Parish stands ready and truthful to its mission of bringing love, peace, and joy to the world. Frequent prayers are lifted up regularly inside our church building for the entire world. Many local and national philanthropic and educational organizations are supported through our various functions and fundraisers. It is our hope that, together with your help, we can make our world a bit of a better place for as many people as possible. As you visit our festival, please make time to stop by our sanctuary. You may want to enjoy one of our church tours, spend some quiet time by yourself with God, or write down your name so that we may pray for you or someone whom you love. May God's grace and mercy be upon you,
TO OUR HONORED FESTIVAL GUESTS, Our Greek Festival is one of the most unique indoor/outdoor events that Daytona Beach has to offer. We are very proud to be a part of the Greater Daytona Beach Community and appreciate your patronage, as it is your participation that makes this event so successful. We especially wish to thank our many advertisers whose ads are found in this Festival Album and encourage you to support their businesses. Being "Greek for a Day" will allow you indulge in and experience Greek culture from our perspective. Enjoy our hospitality and all the festivities this year's event has to offer.
TASTE our authentic Greek cooking created from family recipes using the best ingredients;
DANCE to the melodic tunes of the Hasapiko, Zeimbeikiko, Tsamiko or Sirto. (Check your pulse after dancing the Pentozali!)
ENJOY the rhythm of Greek music and the presentation of Greek folk dances performed by our own Saint Demetrios dancers. Clap your hands and share our pride as “OPA” pierces the atmosphere;
STROLL leisurely through the AGORA (marketplace) and take home momentos of your trip;
RELAX in the KAFENION (Coffee House) as you enjoy specially prepared coffee and delicious baklava pastry. Embrace the joy and energy that is Greek. Thank you for joining us at the Festival and becoming “Greek for a Day”! “Yia Sas!” Sincerely,
Irene Koutouzis Parish Council President 5
Saint Demetrios His Life: Saint Demetrios was born in Thesaloniki, Greece in 270 AD. He came from a wealthy family and because he was athletic in appearance and heroic in spirit, he became a high-ranking officer in the Roman Army at a very young age. (This is why he is depicted in Byzantine icons in military dress, either standing or riding a horse.) He considered himself a soldier of Christ first, and a military soldier second. He spent most of his time as a devout missionary, preaching the Gospel at secret meetings and converting pagans to the Christian faith. At one of these meetings, he was captured and placed in front of the Emperor Maximian, who wanted to learn the truth about the conversions. Saint Demetrios proclaimed his faith by saying: “...only in Christ do I believe.” With that proclamation, Maximian ordered that Saint Demetrios be sent to prison and subjected to the cruelest tortures. Even though Saint Demetrios was imprisoned, he did not stop preaching the gospel to those who came to see him. In jail, he was visited by his follower, Nestoras. Nestoras was a man of small stature and had come to ask for his beloved teacher’s blessing to fight in the upcoming gladiator games. The emperor had decided to use the games as a duel between Christianity and paganism by challenging any Christian to a fight against the athletic giant, Leo.With the blessing of Saint Demetrios, Nestoras fought and killed Leo. Enraged at the loss of his favorite gladiator, the emperor commanded that Nestoras be beheaded on the spot. Recognizing that Saint Demetrios was the inspiring power behind Nestoras, the emperor ordered that Saint Demetrios be executed by spear on October 26, 306 AD Christians buried the body of Saint Demetrios at the place of his execution and because of the beautiful scent that emanated from his tomb, he was named Mirovlitis or “The Myrrh Gusher”.
FRONT TENT BEER/WINE GYRO VENDORS FOODS YIA YIA’S KITCHEN TO(FROZEN GO AND MORE)
UPPER TERRACE LOUKOUMADES OASIS BAR (INSIDE/OUTSIDE)
MAIN HALL ARCADE BAKLAVA SUNDAES CAFÉ GREK (COFFEE HOUSE) GREEK CUISINE (DINNERS ONLY) OASIS BAR (INSIDE/OUTSIDE) PASTRIES
RIVER FRONT PATIO A-LA-CARTE CALAMARI BAR GREEK BAND DANCERS SOUVLAKI / LOUKANIKO (GREEK SAUSAGE) BAR TAVERNA BAR
FRONT TENT Gyro Baklava Salads Large Greek Salad . . . . . $6.00 Village Greek Salad . . . . . $6.00 Gyro Greek Salad . . . . . $8.00
Pita Wraps Classic Gyro Sandwich . . . . . $6.50 Succulent blend of lamb and beef wrapped in pita bread, with fresh tomatoes and a special tsatziki sauce.
Gyro Platter . . . . . $8.00 Succulent lamb and beef served open-faced on a grilled pita with tsatziki sauce.
SPANAKOPITA (SPINACH PIE)
Custom Aprons & Kitchen Towels
24PC = $30.00 12PC = $15.00
TYROPITA (CHEESE PIE) 24PC = $30.00 12PC = $15.00
Imported Greek Olive Oil (Greek Olive Oil and Soaps)
Dolmades serves 24. . . . .$20.00 Mousaka serves 12. . . . . $30.00 Pastitsio serves 12. . . . . . $30.00
SPREADS Skordalia - (Garlic Spread)
Greek Festival Recipes Cook Book . . . . . $7.00
MAIN HALL Café Grek (Coffee House) Greek and American Coffee American Gourmet Blend Coffee . . . . . $1.00 Greek Coffee . . . . . $2.00 This is a thick, powdered sweetened coffee that is made to order in the “brickee” or brass pot.
1 Combination Platter............................$14.00
This sample platter consists of homemade Pastitsio, Dolmades, Tyropita, Spanakopita, Souzoukakia and small Greek salad.
2 Chicken Riganato................................$10.00
This decadent Greek style chicken is broiled and basted with a marinade of oil, lemon and oregano. Served with rice pilaf and Greek style peas and a small Greek salad.
Spiced elongated meatballs in a flavorful tomato sauce. Served w/rice pilaf, Greek style peas & small Greek salad.
MAIN HALL The Pastry Shop Pastries & Sweets Amigdalota Decadent almond cookie filled with a delicious filling and covered with fresh roasted almond slices.
Baklava The “King” of the Greek pastries…Flaky layers of filo pastry and crushed walnuts, cinnamon and sugar, topped with a delicious honey syrup.
Kataifi An intricate bird’s nest of shredded filo carefully stuffed with almonds and walnuts rolled in cinnamon and sugar, topped with a delicious orange blossom syrup.
Thiples Swirls of dough, rolled thin, cut in strips, shaped and deep fried, topped with honey and cinnamon.
Finikia Delicious honey dipped spice cookies, flavored with fresh orange zest and topped with crushed nuts.
Koulourakia Twisted butter cookies, topped with roasted sesame seeds.
Kourambiethes Sinfully scrumptious, melt in your mouth butter cookies, topped with powdered sugar
Tsoureki Sweet tasty holiday bread, baked with butter, eggs and flour topped with roasted almonds.
Galactoboureko Filo pastry with a delicious almond custard filling, laced with a honey cinnamon sauce.
Pastas & Koks A greek chocolate or vanilla mousse cake. Creamy filled dough with greek or white chocolate accents. Served chilled.
UPPER TERRACE Theo Ted’s Loukoumades Grecian Loukoumades (Honey Balls) . . . . . $4.00 a bowl Cinnamon flavored dough balls in a very special honey syrup
RIVERFRONT PATIO Á La Carte Classic Lamb Sandwich . . . . . $6.00 Succulent lamb wrapped in a pita bread, with fresh tomatoes and a special tsatziki sauce.
Dolmades (Half Dozen) . . . . . $6.00 Seasoned grape leaves stuffed with fresh chopped sirloin, rice and herbs, highlighted with a very special lemon sauce (avgolemono).
Pastitsio . . . . . $6.00 Layers of noodles, seasoned fresh chopped sirloin, grated imported cheese and creamy Béchamel white sauce.
Spanakopita (3 each) . . . . . $6.00 A delicious blend of spinach, fresh herbs and cheese, wrapped in delightful flaky filo dough.
Tyropita (3 each) . . . . . $6.00 A masterful blend of 5 different imported cheeses and fresh herbs in flaky filo dough.
Small Greek Salad . . . . . $4.00
Large Greek Salad . . . . . $6.00
New Item Greek Roasted Potatoes . . . . . $3.00
RIVERFRONT PATIO Souvlaki / Loukaniko
(2) Souvlaki on a stick . . . . . $6.00 Char-grilled marinated pork or chicken, served with a wedge of crusty bread
Souvlaki Sandwich . . . . . $6.00 Char-grilled marinated pork or chicken, served on pita bread with tsatziki sauce, tomatoes and onions
Greek Sausage Platter . . . . . $6.00
Calamari Bar Crispy Calamari . . . . . $6.00 A festival favoriteâ€Ś Prepared fresh, lightly fried to a golden brown, served with lemon wedges and a delicious marinara sauce.
Patates Tiganito . . . . . $2.00 Deep Fried Potatoes, with ketchup
Parents, Yia Yias/ Pappoudes and other family members please show enthusiasm for your children and appreciation for their hard work, by being present for their performances, clapping and throwing money. The more “lefta” you throw the better they dance!! In addition, we would enjoy all family members to participate in the last dance of the Modern set. The children will come out in the audience and get you! Enjoy and Have Fun—”Kali Diaskedasi” and WE WILL HELP YOU BE GREEK FOR ALL FOUR DAYS!!
Greek Dance Schedule 2011 Group I: K- 2rd grade
"Asteria" (Our Stars). Costumes come from a combination of different areas of Greece.
Group II: 3th- 5th grade Group III: 6th- 8th grade Group IV: 9th- 11th grade
"Neolea". Costumes are from the Peloponnese region. "Fotia" (Fire Dancers). Costumes are from Epirus. "Diaskedasi" (Celebration). This group is made up of advanced dancers. Costumes are from the island of Crete in the Aegean Sea.
Instructors Group 1: Shana Papadakos, Chrissy Bramblett Group 11: Sia Dimitrakopolous Group III: Ashleigh Augustino, Katie Kostidakis Group IV: Katie Kostidakis, Ashleigh Augustino
Thursday 5:00 6:00 7:00 8:00
Asteria Neolea Fotia Diaskedasi
Friday 1:00 3:00 5:00 6:00 8:00
Asteria Neolea Fotia Diaskedasi Diaskedasi
Saturday 1:00 2:00 4:00 6:00 8:00
Asteria Neolea Fotia Diaskedasi Diaskedasi
Sunday 1:00 2:00 4:00 5:00 7:00
Asteria Neolea Fotia Diaskedasi Diaskedasi
DANCE ROSTER ST. DEMETRIOS GREEK FESTIVAL 2011
Harry Anthony Becca Bramblett Michael Bramblett Audrey Delamota Mary Merris Thomas Striegel Sophia Papadakos Lambros Paspalakis
Mia Striegel Ellie Politis Steano Paspalakis Petros Dimitrakopoulos Demetri Andreoulas Michel Hanna Epiphania Anthony Niko Karamitos Cindy Samaan
DIASKEDASI Mikael Andrinopoulos Danielle Andrinopoulos Perry Kostidakis Tia Klironomos Christina Kiriakes Eleni Samaan Dina Samaan Deanna Paspalakis Alexia Paspalakis Costa Bourantanis Katie Kostidakis Ara Kirakossian Athena Mazzullo Angelina Mazzullo
FOTIA Demetri Summerlin Thanasi Summerlin Georgia Paspalakis Katherine Paspalakis Ellie Louizes Eleni Kostidakis Evagelia Anthony Stephanie Hanna Angelo Klironomos Emily Delamota
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The Parish Council of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church welcomes everyone to the 35th Annual Greek Festival. Father Joseph Samaan, Protopresbyter Irene Koutouzis, President John Loudaros, Vice President Dawn Moraites, Secretary Nancy Jennison, Treasurer Peter Karamitos Assistant Treasurer Demo Ginakes Peter Perakis Gary Koliopulos Dr. Athas N. Kometas Ted Nikolla Have A Wonderful Time, Eat, Drink, and Enjoy! Join the Dancing and Celebrate!
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To OUR FAITHFUL FESTIVAL SUPPORTERS We express our deepest gratitude and appreciation to all our sponsors, advertisers and volunteer workers who in some measure, great or small, contributed to the success of our Annual Daytona Beach Greek festival 2011.
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The 35th Annual Daytona Beach Greek Festival at St Demetrios