Monday, June 8, 2009
Madrid Gay Pride 2009
Now begins the countdown to host one of the biggest celebrations of the Spanish capital, the Madrid Gay Pride. The Gay Pride is one of the festivals with the largest number of followers in the whole Spain. On June 28th every year, thousands of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender and straight people join together to celebrate and fight for the gay cause in a festive way.
Madrid has the privilege of being one of the major European capitals that has one of the most important and multitudinous Gay Pride Day. Last year only the parade congregated 1,100,000 people, while along the rest of the week hundreds of thousands of people went to the festival and to the special gay pride events. In fact, this celebration only can be compared in terms of attendance with other Spanish events such as San Fermin or the Fallas in Valencia.
This way, from from June 27th to July 5th Madrid will host an amazing Gay Pride that expects to beat, as every year, a record of attendance. On July 4 it will be held in the famous gay Parade. It will begin at 17:00 in the Independence Square and it will move around the Calle Alcala, the Plaza Cibeles and La Gran Via and it will finish in Plaza Espana, where some concerts will be held.
This year people will fight for visibility and non-discrimination in schools with the slogan "School without Closets", since 2009 is the "Year of Diversity in the Sexual Health Education", and after last year people fought for Lesbian visibility. One more time, the festive atmosphere will ensure a great success and fight for an equal cause in Madrid. Rent Madrid Apartments for the best accommodation.