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Prague Pride festival 2018: plan your visit for 6 – 12 August

Prague Pride returns this summer with more love, more parties, and more English-friendly events. The 8th annual LGBT festival, the biggest in Eastern Europe, will be held from Monday, August 6th to Sunday, August 12th. The Gay Parade will dance throughout the city on Saturday, August 11th. Prague Pride takes place outside the traditional Pride month of June, giving you another chance to enjoy this year’s rainbow season.

Dance Divas Music Show

One of this year’s program highlights will be a music show with international stars and hits from 90s till present. Don’t miss Dance Divas show presenting Heather Small, a voice of M People (with her famous hit PROUD), Dara Rolins, queen of Czech dance music who cooperated with Kylie Minogue and Kool and the Gang, and Debbi, Czech-German singer with English repertoire and special LGBT support song). The open air event will take place at an attractive venue of Fountain Vystaviste Praha, VIP zone with free bar and chill out zone will be available. Tickets will be on sale from 24 April.

Saturday at Prague Pride – a day of celebration

On Saturday at noon, the Gay Parade begins to stride for love and equality. The parade starts in the historical city center and ends in Pride Park, located in the Letna public park overlooking Moldau river with numerous bridges. There the celebration continues with three music stages featuring international mainstream, young Czech pop stars and underground DJs and playing until 10 pm. The day concludes with a Pride Official Afterparty - Dirty Dirty Dancing #4 located in a Prague based exciting outdoor area.

LGBT situation in Prague

Prague Pride isn’t a commercial pride as you are used to seeing in Western Europe. It is a way to stand up for LGBT rights in Czechia.

Being a gateway to the East, Prague is a steady mixture of the West's open-mindedness with an atmosphere of a former post-communist state.

It is a safe and welcoming place for LGBT tourists and they can fully enjoy the LGBT festival without any harassment nor police presence.

Currently, an equal marriage campaign is running in Czechia. LGBT citizens do not have the right to love and marry as they choose. Registered partnership was introduced in the country in 2006.

Pride Village – a community space on an island

Prague Pride is more than just a weekend holiday. Ask your boss for more days off! Community activities run throughout the week in Pride Village located on a river island next to a famous Slavia Café and National Theater. Some of the events there include: a performance by a glorious London drag queen Kara Van Park, a vogue dance battle, and a whole day devoted to equal marriage.

On Thursday, the Pride Voices talk show will introduce international LGBT personalities such as Gery Keszler, a founder of Vienna’s famous Life Ball, a British HIV activist Philip Baldwin, or Slovak dancer Jaro Vinarsky with his nude dancing.

More English, more fun

We are happy to announce that all public discussions and lectures will be fully translated into English in one of three conference rooms in Pride House.

Information about the festival programs will be available at this website, a Program section will appear in June.

Convene Prague Pride mobile app will provide information about all events including location on Google maps.

A festival issue of Prague Pride Mag will be published in mid-July and its considerable part will be in English.

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Prague Pride z. s.
Rybna 716/24
110 00 Praha 1
Company ID 22842730
Companies in the Federal Register: Municipal Court in Prague, Section L, File 22311
© Copyright 2018 Prague Pride z. s. All Rights Reserved.

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