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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.

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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.
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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.

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The Greek Independence Day Parade has firmly assumed status as a NYC tradition and has been celebrated since 1938. The parade commemorates the Declaration of Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire on March 25, 1821. It is also a celebration of the rich Hellenic heritage and traditions of the Greek community and a reminder of Greece's history as the birthplace of democracy and its unparalleled achievements in art, philosophy and culture. The parade attracts a great number of marchers and participants, who proudly fill Fifth Avenue wearing brightly colored traditional costumes, singing and dancing, and carrying the blue and white Greek flag. The two-hour broadcast airs live on WWOR/MY9 and on the web.
Since 1886, New York City has thrown more than 200 ticker-tape parades honoring a wide range of groups and individuals. While other cities have held similar celebrations, ticker-tape parades up New York’s iconic “Canyon of Heroes” have become major events and a unique way to honor notable achievements.  Both the NFL's Giants and the New York Yankees have been feted after winning the Superbowl and the World Series respectively.  Only one women’s sports team has had its own parade. The 2015 parade in honor of the
United States women’s national soccer team, which won its third FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 5-2 win over Japan on July 5, 2015, became the first to ever honor a women’s team. BARD is proud to have provided the worldwide broadcast pool feed of these iconic events.
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