Wreath Ceremony At Greek Consulate
The tradition of placing olive wreaths on the heads of the male an female winners dates back to the 1984 Boston Marathon, when official agreements were established between the Greek government and Boston. Each year a ceremony is hosted by the Consult General of Greece in Boston where the wreaths are presented to Boston and race officials, continuing the tradition celebrating the bonds that link all of us. the Greek government provides the official winner wreaths created from olive branches grown at the marathon's birthplace, Marathon, Greece.
|The ceremony is a celebration of Greek traditions and culture.||Government, religious, community, business and marathon contributors, pose with members of the Greek-American community to honor the 30 year tradition of the marathon winner wreaths.|