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.
On Saturday 11 May, one week before the Belgian Pride in Brussels, Ghent in Flanders will host the first edition of Queer Pride Gent.
Antwerp Pride 2019 not only changes its parade route, but also the location of the Love United Festival on Saturday 10 August and the Closing Festival on Sunday 11 August.
Antwerp Pride is overhauling its route to start at the Sint-Jansplein. It’s the first time the Antwerp Pride parade leaves the historic medieval city centre.
Slowly, broadcasters will present their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which this year takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you haven’t already, mark 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 in your calendar.
Welcome, 2019. A special year. Fifty years ago, in June 1969, patrons of The Stonewall Inn in New York grew tired of yet another raid by the police. Gay, lesbians, bisexuals and mostly: transgenders, transvestites and dragqueens fought back. Those were the Stonewall Riots.
The twelfth edition of Antwerp Pride will take place from Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 August 2019.
Antwerp has a long history of being a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in Belgium. For Vanessa’s Nessacityblog I wrote an ‘A-Z of LGBTQ in Antwerp‘.
England’s Coast is a new booking platform designed to help visitors find their way on England’s many coasts. Funded by VisitEngland‘s Discover England Fund, it offers interactive videos highlighting the breadth of choice of activities and scenic beauty around this coastline.
On Saturday 11 August pink Antwerp in Belgium assembled at the river Scheldt for the Antwerp Pride Parade. Perfect weather conditions drew some 100,000 participants and spectators to the city centre.