Gay Pride Madrid 2017
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World Pride Madrid 2017 is the great world LGTB Pride Festival, the epicentre of which is in the Chueca neighbourhood, spreading to the main streets of Madrid from June 23 till July 2. It is a great festival divided into many stages around the city, whereby the central act is the World Demonstration of LGBT Pride. It is the world’s largest event for the LGTB community and for all those who want to take to the streets to celebrate, show and recognise diversity! For this reason, Madrid goes all out with this celebration offering an extensive programme of cultural activities which flood the city’s main streets and squares: music, dance, performing arts, visual arts, literature, sports competitions, conferences, children’s activities… For an amazing stay in Madrid we offer you the most elegant Luxury Apartments that we have distributed throughout the city so you can enjoy comfort, design and security that BE APARTMENT provides you.
The programme for World Pride 2017 kicks off with the opening ceremony (23 June) and concludes with the closing ceremony (2 July). A week filled with activities, including the International Human Rights Conference (26-28 June), Pride Park (cultural and exhibition space in marquees for national and international organisations, associations, and companies geared towards the LGBT collective), a complete schedule of special activities for the Board and the members of Interpride attending World Pride, in addition to an International Festival of Culture. The central event at World Pride Madrid 2017 is the Pride Parade, a huge global manifestation of LGTB Pride, where over 3 million people and associations from all around the world will parade through the city´s main streets in an act of celebration and reclaiming of diversity and equal rights.
Here is a brief program for you to enjoy the Madrid Pride:
Wednesday, June 28: Pride Proclamation at Plaza de Pedro Zerolo.
Thursday, June 29: Heels Race at calle Pelayo.
Saturday, July 1: Pride Parade. From Atocha to Colón. It expects 2-3 million people!
Sunday, July 2: Closing World Pride at Puerta de Alcalá.
Here you have the Pride concerts by its location:
Puerta de Alcalá. The weekend of June 30 - July 2 will host Baccara, Celia Flores, Marta Sánchez, OBK, Olé Olé, The Weather Girls, Dj Jane Kamikaze, Dj The G-Team & MC Divine. In addition, la Puerta de Alcalá will host the Euro Pride Gala on July 1, where the Euro Pride witness will go to Stockholm in 2018, the closing of Madrid Pride 2017 and the 2019 World Pride witness will be handed over to New York. Both events will feature performances by Ana Torroja, Barei, Conchita Wurst, Ivri Lider, Kate Ryan, LeKlein, Loreen, Rosa, Ruth Lorenzo and DJ Héctor Fonseca!
Plaza del Rey. (Wednesday, June 28 to Sunday, July 2) will host the Cultural Festival T Sample, in which women and world music will have a leading role: Carmen París, María Peláe, Alicia Ramos, dance company of Carmelo Segura and Dani Panullo, Dani Umpi, Dorian Wood, Fernando Egozcue and José Luis Montón, Mú Mbana or Jade and Jorge Iván.
Pedro Zerolo Square and cabaret. Between Wednesday 28th and Saturday 1st of July you will be able to enjoy fragments of shows like Briefs (Australia), The Original Gula Gula Drag Show (Spain), The Cabaret of the Lost Men (Spain), Vienna for Madrid (Austria), Crazy Girls (Spain), Pura (Argentina), Los Quintana (Argentina), Miss Ariell (Cuba), Accelerated Diabetics (Spain), Sharonne (Spain). On Thursday 29 the Radiolé station organizes a festival with the performances of Calaítos, Camela, Kafé Pa 3, La Húngara, Las Soles, María Artés, Maki, Nuria Fergó and Sara Salazar.
Puerta del Sol. From June 28 to July 1, you can see the performances by Algora, Cintia Lund, Cycle, Innocence, Rebeca, Dj Suri, Dj Harry Louis and parties by Befresh, DLRO, Freedom Mas Palomas, MALA MALA, Onda Pride, PeopleFM PrideFest and Chueca Bridge. In addition, it will also host the Gala X Anniversary of Mr. Gay Pride Spain with the performances of Azúcar Moreno, Mirela and Whigfield.
Plaza España. Between June 29 and July 1, will perform Ania (Peru), Rozalén, Roser, Soraya, Dj Lara Fulanita and Dj Tatiana. Also, on Friday 30th June, The British Council organizes the Love Festival with performances by Fleur East, Ray BLK and 99 Souls.
World Pride takes place every 4 years, or under exceptional circumstances every 2, but always for specific reasons. In Madrid, as well as the 40th anniversary of the first LGBT demonstrations in Spain, this year also marks the 30th anniversary of the first celebrations held in the district of Chueca, 20 years since the first floats in the parade, and 10 years since the celebration of Europride in Madrid. Furthermore, coinciding with World Pride, Madrid will also host Euro Pride 2017. So, the city will be hosting the 2 biggest and most important events for the LGBT community in the world. If you´ve decided to spend few days in Madrid you can always stay in our Luxury Apartments by BE APARTMENT in the centre of the city, the best luxury rentals in the city.