Budapest Pride Festival Goes On Without Popular Street Parade

  • 12 Aug 2020 7:58 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Budapest Pride Festival Goes On Without Popular Street Parade
The Pride Parade in Budapest has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus contagion, however organisers are preparing alternative events as the annual Pride Festival goes ahead.

Top Picture: András Pikó, the current district mayor, has displayed an LGBTQ-friendly rainbow flag outside his office.

Festival organisers offer 37 events under the slogan “Take Back Your Future,” among them:

LGBTQ film marathon,

'Running for Rights' event,

Gay-friendly hiking & Biking tours,

Discussions, forums & workshops e.g. Workshop about asexuality.

Co-operating groups include:

Momentum Party,

Amnesty International,

Central European University, and

Aurora club in the Eighth District, which allegedly has been a target of harassment by authorities.

This annual Pride festival takes place in 2020 between August 14-23 - read more at the official site here.

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