Arts & Life, Multimedia, Photo Gallery In photos: Greek culture comes to life at the annual Long Beach Greek Festival by Social Media Editor on September 4, 2018 Social Media Editor Author More in Arts & Life: CSULB’s Kleefeld Contemporary receives Millard Sheets Mosaic July 16, 2020 How this CSULB drag queen went digital amid the coronavirus May 9, 2020 Cars instead of bars: Honk twice to wish happy birthday May 6, 2020 TweetShareShare A group of youth dancers performing the hasapiko, a folk dance from Constantinople, as a part of a demonstration by the Assumption of Greek Dance and Cultural Arts school. The annual Long Beach Greek Festival, hosted by the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, celebrates Greek culture as well as fundraises for the church. George Kandakis playing the bouzouki, a Greek stringed instrument, for festival goers to dance to at the Long Beach Greek Festival. A young girl, performing for the Assumption Greek Dance and Cultural Arts school, as a part of the Junior Olympians dancing group. Various food vendors were present at the Long Beach Greek Festival, creating an aroma of greek food that was present for the entire festival. Nikos Ganos, a Greek pop singer based in Athens, appears for a one-night only performance at the Long Beach Greek Festival.