While 2019 commemorated, celebrated and misused the Stonewall Inn Riots of 1969, 2020 actually marks the 50th anniversary of (gay) pride.
Brussels is already gearing up for Belgian Pride 2020. Although the theme hasn’t been divulged yet, dates have.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival 2020 wil take place from Saturday 1 until Sunday 9 August. As usual it wil coincide with Antwerp Pride, from 5 until 9 August.
Sydney in New South Wales in Australia will host the 2023 WorldPride. It’s the first time the WorldPride will venture into the Southern Hemisphere.
Darklands, formerly known as Leather & Fetish Pride Belgium, takes place on Wednesday 4, Thursday 5, Friday 6, Saturday 7, Sunday 8 and Monday 9 March 2020. The focus lays unsurprisingly on the weekend with its events and fair at Waagnatie in Antwerp.
Traditionally, Antwerp Pride in Belgium is held on the second weekend of August. That’s Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August.
Today, Saturday 10 August, the Antwerp Pride parade ran through the streets of Antwerp in Belgium. Some 90,000 attended the parade as participant or as spectator.
Darklands, formerly known as Leather & Fetish Pride Belgium, will take place from 4 to 9 March 2020 in Antwerp. The organisation announced the dates.
In recent years the Antwerp Pride parade on the Saturday of the event started at Waterpoort in the Zuid (South) neighbourhood of Antwerp. Via the Gedempte Zuiderdokken it took LGBTQI’s to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp to the river Scheldt. It ended at the Steen (Stone) castle, where the afterparty was held….
In 2018, the Belgian Pride in Brussels had as theme #YourLocal Power and the 2018 municipal elections in Belgium. 2019 is also an election year, but the slogan is #AllForOne and the the theme is intersectionality.