For a few years now, Antwerp Pride chooses a theme to develop the pride festivities and activities round. Such a theme gives some guidance but also talking points to get (media) attention. The theme will be mostly visible in human rights activities and less so during the festive parts of pride. For 2023 Antwerp Pride…
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ANTWERP | 2022 tourism statistics show recovery towards 2019 numbers
The City of Antwerp is happy with 2022 tourism statistics, which confirm the upward trends of 2021. “2022 confirms the positive trend that had already started in 2021: many domestic and foreign tourists found their way back to Antwerp“, the city governments says in a press release.
ANTWERP PRIDE 2023 | ‘Braveolution’ to Brave Space Antwerp
Every year, Antwerp Pride has a theme. In 2022 it was ‘Queertopia‘. In 2023 the theme is ‘Braveolution’. Spokesperson Wilfried Eetezonne unveiled the theme at the organisation’s New Year’s Reception at MoMu, the Antwerp fashion museum.
Antwerp Pride, Jeffrey’s, Marie Antoinette, Armand Everaert win 2023 Touristico Gaylive Awards
Touristicogay and Gaylive organised their Touristico Gaylive Awards to reward LGBTQIA+ initiatives in Flanders and Belgium. Sven Boutsen (Touristico & Touristicogay) and Marc Dirix (Gaylive) host the podcast Touristico Gaylive together.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival 2023 seeks contributors
In August 2023, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival (AQAF) returns for a 10th edition. As usual, the festival is looking for contributors.
ANTWERP PRIDE | Geert Van Praet succeeds retiring chairperson Bart Abeel
As announced in this year’s Antwerp Pride Magazine, Antwerp Pride vzw chairman Bart Abeel is stepping down. His successor is Geert Van Praet.
A sneak peek into Antwerp’s renovated City Hall
It was that time of the year again: Antwerp Pride and Antwerp Queer Arts Festival. Pride focused on the second weekend of August: from Wednesday 10 to Sunday 14. AQAF runs from 5 to 28 August. In 2022, Antwerp Pride turned 15 and looked 15 years into the future under the banner of ‘Queertopia‘. AQAF…
ANTWERP | 2 million day tourists and 337K overnight stays in the summer of 2022
Antwerp welcomed two million day tourists and counted some 337,000 overnight stays in the summer of 2022, according to Alderman for Tourism Koen Kennis (N-VA). The Tall Ships Races, Tomorrowland in Boom, the Museum Night and Antwerp Pride are responsible for most of these visitors.
PHOTOS | Antwerp Pride 2023 from Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 August
Antwerp Pride vzw, the organising committee behind Antwerp Pride, is obviously very happy with how Antwerp Pride 2022 proceeded. Would you have expected anything else?
Antwerp Pride 2022 made big impact with Queertopia, monkeypox highjacked the festivities
It’s that time of the year again: Antwerp Pride and Antwerp Queer Arts Festival. Pride focuses on the second weekend of August: from Wednesday 10 to Sunday 14. AQAF runs from 5 to 28 August. In 2022, Antwerp Pride turns 15 and looks 15 years into the future under the banner of ‘Queertopia‘. AQAF hasn’t…