The 62nd Annual Greek Festival in Portland (photos)

Source: oregonlive

Sunny weather brought out some big crowds to the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral on Saturday in Northeast Portland. The event, featuring authentic Greek food, dancing and music, continues on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, from noon to 8 p.m.

  

1 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Father Jordan Brown leads a tour and Q&A in the cathedral during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

 

2 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Religious artwork and stained glass adorns the cathedral at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral during the Greek Festival in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

3 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Vasiliki “Kiki” Farrier, a volunteer, helps arrange the candle station in the narthex of the church, during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

4 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Religious art featuring Jesus Christ almost seems to be giving approval to Vasiliki “Kiki” Farrier, a volunteer, as she helps arrange the candle station during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

5 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — The entrance to the cathedral soaks up the October sun during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

6 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Niko Andronikos (second from right) and Cindy Trumpower (far right) serve Greek salads during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

7 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Vasiliki Kordalis tosses the loukoumades, a fried-dough pastry soaked in a honey-sugar coating, during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

8 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Lamb roasts on a spit at the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

9 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Darin (left to right), Lilee, Zoee and Elizabeth Gering sample the Greek fare during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

10 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Mary Radtke helps a customer out with the huge array of Greek pastries, homemade by volunteers, during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

11 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Matt Lyons proudly shows off his newly purchased Greek fisherman hat with girlfriend, Alexandra Pandolfi, during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

12 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A big display of jewelry, including these necklaces, were for sale during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

13 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A couple of kids warm up the dance floor prior to a performance during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

14 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Karen Aase holds her eight-month-old granddaughter, Amelia Degheri, as they wait for the Greek folk dancing to start during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

15 of 25PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Thomas Spathas introduces Greek folk dance performers during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian 

16 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A Greek folk dance group of children, ages approximately nine to ten-years-old, performs. The group’s name is Arete, which means “excellence” or “reaching your potential.” The 62nd Annual Greek Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

17 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A child with a Greek folk dance group adjusts her dress during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

18 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Authentic Greek costumes were used during the folk dancing at the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

19 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — Authentic Greek costumes were used during the folk dancing at the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

20 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A Greek folk dance group of children, ages approximately nine to ten-years-old, performs. The group’s name is Arete, which means “excellence” or “reaching your potential.” The 62nd Annual Greek Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

21 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A Greek folk dance group of children, ages approximately nine to ten-years-old, performs. The group’s name is Arete, which means “excellence” or “reaching your potential.” The 62nd Annual Greek Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian 

22 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A Greek folk dance group of children, ages approximately nine to ten-years-old, performs. The group’s name is Arete, which means “excellence” or “reaching your potential.” The 62nd Annual Greek Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

23 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A young Greek folk dancer scoops up some dollar bills after a spectator (not pictured) threw some money on the dance floor during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

24 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — One young Greek folk dancer was a bit more quick to act than the others, after a spectator (not pictured) threw some money on the dance floor during the 62nd Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

25 of 25 PORTLAND, OREGON — October 5, 2013 — A Greek folk dance group of children, ages approximately nine to ten-years-old, performs. The group’s name is Arete, which means “excellence” or “reaching your potential.” The 62nd Annual Greek Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Portland on Saturday. Drew Vattiat/The Oregonian

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