Monday, May 21, 2012

Bronx Week Parade 2012
Highlights of the parade

  Thousands of Bronxites either marched in the parade or enjoyed watching the marchers, and Bronx Walk of Fame Honorees Dr. Valerie Capers, Mr. Sol Negrin, Mr. Tyson Beckford, and Rapper Fat Joe. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. co-hosted the parade with Ms. Bharati Kemraj (of Bronxnet fame).
  Schools from all over the Bronx marched, as this years theme to the Bronx Week Parade was "Education through Music:. below are some if the pictures we were able to get.

Left - Rapper Fat Joe gets greetings from some of the crowd as he arrives to view the parade    Right - is the reviewing stand with the four honorees and BP Diaz. 

Left - is BP Diaz presenting a trophy to the winning soccer team from the Bronx Cup Soccer Game.  Right - is the start of the parade with the painting of the dragons eye, highlighting the connection of China and the Bronx.

Left - are the Clinton High School Cheerleaders.  Right - are members of Bronx Community Board # 7, with its Chairman Mr. Paul Foster on the right. The parade route goes through CB 7.

Left - is the marching band from PS 43.   Right - is PS 121.

Left - is PS 22.   Right - is PS 76. and the t-shirts say "Education through Music.

Left - is Congressman Charlie Rangel and Assemblyman Jose Rivera.    Right - Rapper Fat Joe expressing his thoughts about the parade as BP Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo stand to the side of Fat Joe. BP Diaz also tried his hand at rapping, but he should keep his day job.

Some more marchers and children.

More cheerleaders and dancers.


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