WILLEMSTAD – On Wednesday 30thof September the Curacao Pride will be officially opened by Her Excellency Lucita Moenir Alam, former Ambassador of the kingdom of the Netherlands in the east Caribbean area.
She is delighted to officially open the Curacao Pride, because of her special interest for human rights. This is the third Curacao Pride organized by Curacao GayPro. During this evening FOKO will give away two awards to people who did something special for the gay community in the last year. There will also be a colored photo exhibition made by the photographer duo Nimara.
“The Curacao Pride has grown into a whole week festival where not only gay people join the different festivities, but also people who are not part of the LGBT community. They just like and enjoy the environment of the party’s. Also this year we want to invite everyone to party with us regardless of skin color, gender or sexual preference. The pride is organized for everyone!’’
The nine events that are on schedule this year will take place on Wilhelminaplein, restaurant Oporto, Sailing ship Insulinde, Riffort and Floris Suite Hotel. The main event of the Curacao Pride is the White Party with performances by the local famous band Dreams and HNLY. The White Party is a charity event and part of the benefits will be donated to Cura+. This organization is committed to HIV prevention on the island. You can find the complete program on www.curacaopride.com or on the Curacao Pride facebook page www.facebook.com/curacaopride