When the Darklands crew decided on ‘water‘ as the theme for 2021 and the video editor made the trailer, no-one imagined how disruptive coronavirus COVID-19 would be.
The Belgian Pride 2020 in Brussels will take place on Saturday the 29th of August. Its 23rd of May date was unsustainable due to coronavirus COVID-19.
2020 will be remembered for the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis. Leather and fetish festival Darklands in Antwerp did take place – just before the lockdown was announced – but 22% of the presold tickets were not redeemed. Box office sales were very low.
Darklands partygoers reported to the organisation of carrying coronavirus COVID-19.
Tuesday: party cancelled. Wednesday: party not cancelled. Thursday: party cancelled. Confusingly, La Démence has finally decided to cancel the ‘Army Boys‘ party of Friday 13 March in Brussels.
In a new email La Démence communicated that the ‘Army Boys‘ party of this Friday 13 March is not cancelled. But with a limitation to 1,000 participants.
The government of the Brussels Capital Region in Belgium has decided on March 10th, that all indoor events with more than 1,000 persons must be cancelled, and this until the end of March.
Leather and fetish pride Darklands in Antwerp has announced extra measures against the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
With the baseline ‘We Care’, this year Belgian Pride is drawing attention to the mental and physical health of LGBTI+ people. The theme will be discussed during more than 70 (partner) events during the pride festival from 8 to 24 May.
“Together We Pride“. Here’s the overarching theme of Antwerp Pride‘s thirteenth edition which will take place from Wednesday 5 through Sunday 9 August. This year’s theme shows that Antwerp Pride is a celebration for the LGBTQI community, but also for the entire city of Antwerp and far beyond.