Posts Tagged ‘parade’

Royals attend military parade marking Spain’s Day

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over Spain’s annual military parade in central Madrid Tuesday, in celebration of the country’s national day. The royal couple were joined by their daughter the Princess Sofia and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, on a crisp morning in the Spanish capital. A large crowd watched on, […]

De Blasio Trembles With Fear at Columbus Day Parade As Crowd Chant: ‘F**k You, You Piece of Sh*t’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was left reeling during Monday’s Columbus Day Parade, as hundreds of protestors chanted “f**k you, you piece of shit.” “F–k you de Blasio. You piece of garbage,” other protestors shouted at the mayor as he walked down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. “Get out of here you piece of […]

Book Review: The Russian Army on Parade

October 07, 2021 Today, I want to quickly review a truly superb two volume book called “The Russian Army on Parade” and “The Russian Commemoration Parade at the 75th Anniversary of Victory in World War Two” both written by Jim Kinnear (and Andrey Akesenow for the 2nd volume).  Here are the links to publisher from […]

Ukrainian police arrests 51 in Odessa anti-gay pride parade protests

    Some 51 members of the Ukrainian far-right group Tradition and Order have been arrested in the city of Odessa after clashes with police officers at the ‘Equality March’, an annual celebration in support of the LGBT community. The same group attacked the march last year, when members of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi group fired […]

Ukraine celebrates 30th independence anniversary with military parade

Ukraine celebrated its independence day with a military parade and large-scale festivities in the capital Kyiv. In a speech at the event, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged closer ties between the ex-Soviet nation and NATO and the European Union. Ukraine didn’t officially become independent until the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991. But like […]

Mayor of Camden, NJ Holds ‘COVID-19 Vaccine Parade’ Complete With Marching Band and Shots

(NJ Spotlight News) — Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen held a COVID-19 vaccine parade on Tuesday. Medical workers and a mobile unit traveled the city’s streets, knocking on doors and providing vaccines to people on the spot. The County Fire Department and the Camden High School Marching Band also joined in. Continue reading this story >> […]

Anti-Lockdown Protests Banned in Germany while LGBT parade of 35000 Allowed

    A man died in police custody in Berlin as the German police force launched a hard crackdown of the anti-lockdown demonstration on Sunday, in which some 600 people were arrested. It is not yet known what was the cause of death for the 49-year-old man who was in police custody in the capital […]

Over 50 warships take part in Russia`s Navy Day parade in St Petersburg

Russia’s Main Naval Parade took place in St Petersburg and Kronshtadt on Navy Day on July 25 (the event is annually celebrated on the last Sunday of July), and was attended by President Vladimir Putin. This year, the Russian Navy is celebrating its 325h anniversary. The parade featured 54 ships, including the missile cruiser “Marshal […]

Tokyo 2020: Team Iran walk in Parade of Nations

TEHRAN – The Iranian delegation, led by flagbearers Samad Nikkhah Bahrami and Hanieh Rostamian, took part at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games opening ceremony on Friday. Only 25 of the 66-athlete delegation took part in the Parade of Nations. Athletes from more than 200 nations begin the Olympic parade at Japan’s empty national stadium. Tokyo […]

Milwaukee Bucks’ Fans Celebrate NBA Championship With Parade

MILWAUKEE—Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheering fans at the head of a procession that included a hook-and-ladder fire truck, occasionally blaring its […]

NYC EMTs, Paramedics To Boycott Parade Honoring COVID First Responders

Above Photo: Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News Thousands of city frontline workers — including paramedics and emergency medical technicians — plan to boycott Mayor de Blasio’s Hometown Heroes ticker tape parade Wednesday. Members of FDNY EMS will not be marching up the Canyon of Heroes unless they are on duty and working, union leaders […]

Ukraine Army Criticized For Making Female Cadets Parade In Heels

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said […]

Evanston, Illinois Hosting Juneteenth Parade & Gay Pride Parade, Cancelling July 4th Parade & Fireworks

By Chris Menahan Earlier this week, all GOP senators along with the overwhelming majority of GOP reps in the House voted to make Juneteenth our new “National Independence Day” and mocked those who claimed it would replace Independence Day on July 4th and further divide America. It took only one day after the bill was […]

Driver Crashes Into Crowd at Pride Parade in Florida, 1 Dead

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz makes a call after a truck drove into a crowd of people during The Stonewall Pride Parade and Street Festival in Wilton Manors, Fla., on June 19, 2021. (Chris Day/South Florida Sun Sentinel via Reuters) WILTON MANORS, Florida—A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade […]

1 Dead, 6 Injured After Truck Plows Into Florida Pride Parade

Some witnesses said the crash appeared to be an intentional act. Spectator Christina Currie told the South Florida SunSentinel that she was with her family at the start of the parade. “All of a sudden there was a loud revving of a truck and a crash through a fence,” Currie said. “It was definitely an […]

One dead after truck strikes two men at Florida pride parade

One person was killed and another hospitalised after a truck drove into the crowd during the Stonewall Pride Parade in Florida. Officials say that the two victims were struck by the vehicle in Wilton Manors on Saturday evening and that police have taken the driver into custody. Detective Ali Adamson with the Fort Lauderdale Police […]

Driver crashes into Florida Pride parade; mayor says 1 dead

News outlets reported that the driver of the pickup truck was taken into custody. Authorities did not immediately give details about the victims or say whether they believe the crash was intentional. “This is a terrorist attack against the LGBT community,” Trantalis told reporters. “This is exactly what it is. Hardly an accident.” Photos and […]

Driver hits 2 at start of Pride parade in South Florida

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, injuring at least two people. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis confirmed the crash occurred Saturday evening at the Stonewall Pride Parade in the nearby city of Wilton Manors, WSVN-TV reported. WPLG-TV reports that the driver of the truck was […]

Warsaw’s Gay Pride Parade is overshadowed with fear about the future

Warsaw’s gay pride parade is usually a joyful celebration, but this year it was also tinged with fear of what the future might hold for the rights of gay, bisexual and transgender people. A year ago Poland’s LGBT community faced a backlash from ruling conservative politicians, local communities and the church. And during his election […]

Tens of thousands participants at 25th Vienna Pride Parade

The Rainbow Parade is the highlight of Vienna Pride, this year a pure pedestrian and bicycle demonstration, which is once again celebrated on the Vienna Ring boulevard by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer community after a year’s break. The organizers called for the safety distance of one meter to be kept from […]

Kamala Harris at D.C. Pride Parade: Transgender Community Must Be ‘Protected’

Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband, second gentleman Doug Emhoff, made an appearance Saturday at the Pride parade in downtown Washington, D.C. During her appearance, Harris spoke to those in attendance and called for the Senate to pass the Equality Act, legislation the U.S. House of Representatives passed in February which would eliminate the legal definition of biological […]

LGBTQ Pride Parade With Drag Queen & ‘Trans’ Animals Featured In Kids Cartoon

Blue’s Clues, a popular animated series for children has been accused of indoctrinating its young viewers after releasing an LGBTQ singalong in celebration of ‘pride month’. Many adults don’t even understand the lyrics in the singalong! “The Blue’s Clues Pride Parade Sing-Along,” was published on the show’s YouTube channel and features a cartoon version of […]

Hamas armed wing hold military parade in Gaza city

Gazans tried to piece back their lives Saturday after a devastating 11-day conflict with Israel that killed more than 200 people and made thousands homeless in the impoverished Palestinian enclave. Authorities started distributing tents, mattresses and covers to those in need in the Gaza Strip, an AFP reporter said, a day after a ceasefire ended […]

Californians Gather for Back the Blue Rally and Parade: ‘We Support Our Police’

A group of California residents came together for a pro-law enforcement rally and parade on Saturday that started in La Quinta and ended up in Palm Springs. The Desert Sun published photos of attendees decorating their vehicles for the We Back the Blue! event that began on Highway 111. People participate in We Back The Blue! […]

Putin Warns Red Square Parade That “Nazi” Ideas Persist

Military vehicles, including T-34 tanks and massive ICBM launchers, crossed Red Square in Moscow to commemorate Victory Day, Russia’s most important secular holiday. Although judeo-Communism ended up winning in World War II, Russia’s glorious leader warned in a speech that “Nazi” beliefs are still extant in the world. Putin kvetched about “attempts to rewrite history, […]

Lag B’Omer parade for Bondi

April 25, 2021 by A J-Wire community service announcement Read on for article Sydney’s Shul and Our Big Kitchen have organised the “Great Lag B’Omer Parade” for this coming Thursday. Rabbi Chaim Levy told J-Wire: “Jews in Sydney are standing with the Jewish people, our brothers and sisters in Jerusalem, all of Israel and the […]

Pharaoh’s Parade: Mummified Display of Egypt’s Glorious Past

When you utter the name “Egypt,” the first thing that comes to the mind is the storied past hidden in the deep recesses of fantastical pyramids. Not to forget, unending expanses of beautiful, golden desert. To commemorate this rich history, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is organizing a Pharaoh’s parade on Saturday, April 3, […]

US’ Largest Greek Orthodox School Holds Parade on Greek Bicentennial

St. Demetrios School in Astoria, Queens, celebrating the Greek Bicentennial on Thursday. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios School The pupils of St. Demetrios, the largest Greek Orthodox school in America, held a gala celebration of the Greek bicentennial on Thursday including its traditional parade, live-streamed over the internet. Unfazed by the coronavirus restrictions that called for them […]

Israelis celebrate Purim with parade amid tighter COVID restrictions

Israelis on Friday dressed up to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim with a parade. But some also used the event to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “I am here to protest against a corrupt Prime Minister who is tearing the country apart and who is doing everything to escape justice,” one demonstrator said. […]

North Korea Stages Military Parade After Rare Party Congress: Yonhap

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo supplied by North Korea’s Central News Agency (KCNA) on January 13, 2021. Photo: KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo. North Korea appeared to have stage a military parade on Thursday – an event that would be […]

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