Saturday 21 May 2022 is pride day in Belgium‘s capital Brussels. It will be time for the Belgian Pride 2022, featuring a parade. The organisation The Belgian Pride is very late with its communication. But nevertheless, there is a programme and a schedule.
This year’s theme is ‘Open‘.
On Friday the 20th, concert hall Ancienne Belgique (AB) holds an event called ‘Outrageous‘.
“Our stage will be taken over by LGBTQIA+ icons, who each in their own way fuse their identity with their work and art. The line-up includes Mykki Blanco, Lotic, Authentically Plastic, COBRAH, BRYN, TYGAPAW, Promis3 and more. With a radical musical programme, ‘Outrageous’ proves what the power of art is: generating visibility, involvement, and recognition”, the AB says.
‘Outrageous’ aims to be a safe(r) space for those who feel or have felt discriminated, underrepresented and misunderstood, both inside and outside the world of LGBTQIA+ activism. A place for community and celebration. A place for pride.
On Saturday, there must be parties, but the official site Pride.be is still not up to date. But there is a schedule for the pride’s core activities.
- 12AM (aka noon): opening Pride Village at Mont des Arts / Kunstberg.
- 1.45PM: opening speeches and performances.
- 2.30PM: start of the pride parade from Pride Village.
- 2.30PM: opening of the Women’s Square.
- 4.15PM: concert and dj-sets.
- 12PM (aka midnight): closing of the Village.
The parade will be purely on foot. No cars or trucks. Perhaps a human-powered cycle thing.
If you’re going: have a happy pride.
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