New York City was the site of the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade on Sunday August 19 with Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan serving as Grand Marshall.

India gained its independence from British rule on Aug. 15, 1947, and celebrations in the country are similar to July 4 festivities in America.

NYC Photo News was there to cover the action. More photos at www.nycphotonews.com

Young spectator at the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade in New York City

Young Spectator at the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade in New York City

Young participants in the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade in New York City

Participant in the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade in New York City

Bagpiper in the 2012 Indian Independence Day Parade in New York City


The 2012 Dominican Day parade attracted more than a half million attendees as it kicked off at 36th Street and Sixth Avenue at noon on August 12th. NYC Photo News was there with full coverage of the parade. Visit www.nycphotonews.com for more photos.

Young spectator at the 2012 Dominican Day Parade on New York City

Participant in the 2012 Dominican Day Parade in New York City

NYC Police Officer Joins Spectators at the 2012 Dominican Day Parade in New York City

Mayor Michael Bloomberg marching in the 2012 Dominican Day Parade in New York City.

Congressman Charles Rangel in the 2012 Dominican Day Parade