The Baltic Pride 2017 Programme Officially Launched

Many exciting events will take place during the festival, according to the organizers of the Baltic Pride 2017 festival in Tallinn (Estonia). The festival will commence on 6 July, in cinema Artis. Everybody is welcome to join for speeches, the opening of the exhibition ‘Who is this Wo/Man’, and the screening of Becoming Ann-Christine, a movie about a transgender woman.

The highlight of the festival is the Pride parade which is organized in collaboration with the Tallinn Pride team. We invite everyone who supports a fair, equal, and inclusive society to walk in the Pride parade. The event aims to bring people together in a joyous occasion, while also giving a voice to the community that often struggles to be heard in our society. Individuals are welcome to join us on the day of the parade and walk with us. If you wish to take part with your organization or group, please register here before 3 July.

The theme of this year’s festival is “united”. This is not only as a reference to the cohabitation law. “United” signifies living together and acting together, but also growing together, growing older together. The conference will cover the past as well as the future of Prides, the collaboration between LGBT+ communities and straight allies, the current legal framework, the thoughts and concerns of the younger and older LGBT+ generation, and much more. In addition to participants from Estonia there will also be guests from Russia, Latvia, Lithuania and Iceland, among others.

The Pride House (Kaarli pst 5) is the place to go to find everything you need to make the most of your festival experience. Here you will find the festival booklet and all sorts of flyers, but also the chance to get to know the Estonian LGBT Association and our team.

Additionally, many other exciting events will take place, such as the creative writing workshop, a tour that introduces the history of LGBT+ community through local city streets and landmarks, parties, the open-air concert, and others.

Find out more about the program.