Prague Pride


Date
10/08/2015 -16/08/2015
Organiser
Prague Pride
Price
free
Web site
Phone
-
Fax
-
Email
Address
Opatovická 166/12
Postal code
110 00
City
Prague 1

Prague Pride 2015 will celebrate its fifth anniversary of the ever growing festival

The 5th edition of the Prague Pride festival will take place from Monday the 10th until Sunday the 16th of August, with the Parade and main concert plus outdoor party on Saturday the 15th of August. This year the festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary and the full program will be presented soon.

The Czech Republic is the most LGBT tolerant country of the former Eastern Bloc, with Prague being one of Europe’s top gay destinations. This is reflected by the Prague Pride festival, the biggest and most open LGBT festival in the region. The leading American online newspaper The Huffington Post mentioned Prague as one of the eight top gay destinations in the world and Prague Pride made it to the top ten of best Pride festivals in Europe.

The 2014 edition of Prague Pride attracted thousands of visitors every day during the week and more than 20,000 people attended the big Gay Parade on Saturday.

So there is enough reason to celebrate this year, especially since the 2015 edition will be the fifth edition of Prague Pride.

“Prague Pride grew tremendously over the last five years. From a small, local pride festival we became one of the most interesting and inspiring Pride festivals in Europe. As we are heading to our small anniversary, obviously we are preparing the festival which once again will be full of interesting guests, fabulous parties and mind blowing events”, said Czeslaw Walek, president of Prague Pride.

The week-long program is now being prepared and will be officially released soon, but we are already proud to announce that the London Gay Men’s Chorus, the largest gay men’s chorus in Europe, will perform during Prague Pride with more than 120 singers on Friday August 14. This year the festival will also again have the popular and unique Pride Village that will be accessible during the entire festival, as well as the Business Forum with interesting and inspiring guests from the business world.

Another thing that makes Prague Pride unique is that there is also attention being paid to serious LGBT topics and human rights issues. This year the festival will focus on bullying. More details about this topic and the affiliated campaign will be released soon.


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