Belgian pride returns to Brussels in May for the first time in two years

After a two-year cancellation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Belgian pride celebrating the LGTBQIA + community will return to the city of Brussels on May 21st. RTBF and Bruzz report. The resurrection of Belgian Pride was announced on Tuesday by the annual Lesbian Visibility Day, Belgian Pride Brussels and the tourist office in the Brussels area.

A festive parade for the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, queers, intersex, sexuals, and those who are not aware of themselves to heterosexual or cisgender norms, is open. Will be held this year with the theme of. Belgium’s Pride Brussels said in a statement that “open” would initiate “a call for more inclusiveness, respect and equality for LGBTI + people.”

The event begins on Thursday, May 5th, with a procession “Pride Kickoff” traveling through the city of Brussels passing in front of a specially designed Manneken Pis.

In the next two weeks leading up to the Pride Parade, many buildings in the Brussels area will be illuminated with the colors of the rainbow, a global symbol of the LGBTQIA + community.

The parade itself begins at 13:00 on May 21st at the Hill of Arts. It is expected that 100,000 people will participate and “celebrate diversity” in an “open, safe and inclusive” atmosphere. In addition to the parade, LGBTI + artists and projects provide entertainment throughout the city. Belgian pride returns to Brussels in May for the first time in two years

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