Canal Parade boat party

(re)view Canal ‘Euro’ Pride 2016

The Canal Parade ‘Europride 2016’ was marvellous! Gaylinc was there, taking pictures of the boats, the guys and girls on the boats and some of the -also good looking- audience. Do you want to see it (again)?  Take a look at our pictures presentation:   This great parade of boats makes you wonder what the colourful canals will look like on the next edition on august 5 2017. 

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Canal Parade boat party

Join the Canal Parade with your own love boat

The Amsterdam Canal Parade is one of the most famous amongst pride events. This year Amsterdam is hosting EuroPride for the second time and the Canal Parade is bigger and better than ever. If you can’t join the Parade not all is lost: this year you can still join in from anywhere in the world. Canal Parade – the love boats The pride organization put a website available where you create your own love boat. In a few simple steps on the Europride website you create your…

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Shakespeare Club

Shakespeare Club revival during EuroPride

70 years ago the Dutch gay lesbian movement, now known as COC, started under the pen-name ‘Shakespeare Club’.  During EuroPride that pen-name is used for a daily program in the Amsterdam Museum, Kalverstraat 92.

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HEMA sausages for Europride

Buy Your Special EuroPride T-shirt

The department store chain HEMA, world-famous in the Netherlands and a real household name, has brought special  EuroPride t-shirts on the market. The design uses two of Hema’s all-time classic products: the rookworst and the tom-pouce. [Update 29-07-2016] The Europride t-shirts proved to be so popular that Hema now offers them also for sale online: look at the website if you want to buy them. The Hema-rookworst is a sausage sold by Hema’s all over the country. It contains mixed meat and spiced, and is…

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Coexist in Freedom

Europride 2016 religious celebrations

Europride 2016 has a several religious celebrations in store for you. Below are a few that we’d like to mention. 1. Opening celebration in Vondelpark Europride opens with an open-air public celebration. There will be music, speeches and audience participation. The service is in the Open Air theatre in the Vondelpark. Date: July 23 Time: 11-12am Location: Vondelpark, Open Air Theatre Map: http://osm.org/go/0E4~PYtf4–?m= Web: http://pride.amsterdam/events/rainbow-celebration-free-finally/ 2. Pink Shabbat All religions and sexual identities are welcome in the old (18th century) Uilenburger Synagoge in the old centre of Amsterdam. After…

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