St. Barbara’s Ladies Philoptochos Society is the participating group from the St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church which is located in located at 909 River Street in Troy, NY (518) 273-8923. It was established in 1932 by a group of Greek immigrants living in the area. We presently have a membership of about 160 families. We hold a yearly festival in June and have an active community with many young families.
The St. Basil Youth Dance Group will perform traditional Greek Folk Dances from mainland Greece and the outlying islands. Costumes worn by the dancers representative many of the different parts of Greece. There is a Junior and Senior group under the direction of our Director, Ms. Lisa Tompkins and Dance Instructor Joanna Koutoufaris.
We will be selling Moussaka (eggplant), Baklava (phyllo, chopped walnuts, syrup, spices), Spanakopita (spinach mixed with dill and feta cheese in between crispy layers of filo dough), and Greek Salad.
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There will be a variety of ethnic arts and crafts items including Greek cookbooks. We will be selling beautifully hand made jewelry as well.