VETERANS DAY PARADE
The New York City Veterans Day Parade is the largest Veterans Day event in the nation - an annual world-class commemoration that salutes and spotlights America's heroes. The Parade features over 20,000 marchers, 300 marching units, and esteemed guests from all branches of the military. The event, produced by the United War Veterans Council, provides the public with the opportunity to salute our veterans and military and raises awareness about organizations working to serve their needs, both during active duty and when they return to civilian life. Bard Entertainment was honored to produce and direct the live broadcasts of the 2021 and 2022 parades that aired on WABC and the American Forces Network.
NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade is America’s largest cultural celebration, captured in this four-hour live broadcast on WABC. The telecast celebrates the rich heritage of the Puerto Rican community through musical performances, interviews, colorful floats and thousands of marchers, all extolling the remarkable impact made by Puerto Ricans worldwide. With its over-arching theme of One Nation, Many Voices (Un Pueblo, Muchas Voces), the coverage is enhanced by documentaries focused on a different aspect of Puerto Rican culture and history each year, often paying homage to heroes - both celebrities and everyday heroes - who have made an indelible mark on Puerto Rico and its people living throughout the world. The broadcast is enhanced by numerous interactive screening features on multiple digital platforms.
CELEBRATE ISRAEL PARADE
In 1965, thousands walked down Riverside Drive in support of the young State of Israel. This impromptu walk evolved into the Salute to Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue now known as the Celebrate Israel Parade. This annual event focuses
on the vibrant and diverse country of Israel and celebrates its culture along with its innumerable cultural, technological, medical, agricultural and philanthropical contributions to the world. The Parade features over 40,000 marchers from numerous organizations. Hundreds of thousands enthusiastic spectators gather to watch American and Israeli communities and leaders, dignitaries, entertainers, artists, musicians, dancers, celebrities, floats and marching bands in this display of pride and joy. The broadcast airs for three hours in the New York tri-state area on WWOR/MY9 and is simulcast nationally and internationally on the web.