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Sun Pride Festival in Puerto del Carmen

Wednesday July 18, 2012

Sun Pride Festival in Puerto del Carmen

The Sun Pride Festival takes to the streets of Puerto del Carmen this Friday 20th and Saturday 21st July, with a grand gala show, live tribute acts, drag shows and much much more besides across the course of the weekend.

The Lanzarote Pride Festival Show gets the event underway in front of the Centro Comercial Atlantico on Friday evening from 21.00 on a temporary stage which will be set up there for the duration of the weekend. Featuring drag acts and tribute artists as well as singers and dancers from the Beatrice Sennent and Amy Rodriguez schools and a DJ set from Orgullo (Proud).

On Saturday, the action gets underway in the same location from 10.00 in the morning, with workshops, sports competitions, bouncy castles, batucada bands performing and activities for children, as well as a ‘Flashmob’ called ‘Lanzarote Moves’.

The traditional carnival parade gets underway at 17.00 and will run from the Avenida Italia just after the San Antonio hotel all the way along the Avenida de las Playas to the Hotel Fariones before returning to Playa Grande. The closing event will be a manifesto reading and a DJ party with music from Orgullo.
The festival is organized in conjunction with the departments for Youth and Tourism at Tias Ayuntamiento.

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