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Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival
From: 2013.06.22 To: 2013.07.01
The Dublin Pride Festival, with its infamous explosion of colour transforming the streets of Dublin festival highlights the desire for further recognition regarding LGBTQ partnership rights. The anniversary not only commemorates the Stonewall Riots of New York 1969, but marks the important changes which have taken place in gay life over the past 26 years and the positive attitudes of Ireland and Dublin toward the gay community. Dublin Pride Ltd have planned a ten day festival of family fun that the entire city can be proud of. Dublin Pride Ltd have announced that they will hold their post parade party, the biggest event of the festival at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. The annual, ten day Pride festival welcomes thousands to the streets of Dublin for its infamous display of colour in the country's second largest parade. The festival has adopted 'Pride & Prejudice' as its theme for 2010. 'Pride & Prejudice' will celebrate the literary gay icons throughout history while encouraging the nation to question their own perspectives on the gay community and the lack of equality for LGBT people. The theme will formally introduce Dublin Pride's new Arts and Cultural committee to the festival.