Thessaloniki Pride 2022

10th Thessaloniki Pride LESSON IN ACCEPTANCE   10 years after the 1st Thessaloniki Pride, a milestone for our city and the Greek LGBTI movement, Thessaloniki is preparing for the anniversary 10th edition of Thessaloniki Pride. As the corona pandemic is receding, the festival comes back in June, the Pride month, when it traditionally takes place, and is expected to unite … Read More

Drag Xmas

As we are going through the holiday season, when children and their toys are on the spotlight, Thessaloniki Pride and Rainbow Families are organizing an event for them on Friday, December 30, at 5:00 p.m. Our aim is to liberate children through the fairy tale from the obsolete notions we are overwhelmed with that colors and toys have a specific … Read More

The Sound of Rainbow

On the night of the second semifinal of this year’s Eurovision we meet at our favorite Enola for the first (after the months of quarantine) party. With music from the popular competition sung by DJ Elias Voulgaropoulos and a drag show by Bimboy, we have fun and meet in view of the 10th anniversary Thessaloniki Pride. Admission: 5 € with … Read More

11528 – By Your Side

The major project Anti-Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Prevention and Intervention, launched earlier in December as a partnership between OLKE (Greek Homosexual and Lesbian Community), Athens Pride, Thessaloniki Pride and Thetiki funding of the Solidarity Foundation – Solidarity Now, proceeded to its implementation. Initially, the training of psychologists was completed and the communication strategy of the project … Read More

Balkan Pride I

“Balkan Pride I” was a project whose main idea was to gather LGBTI organisations in the Balkan region and promote the idea of the Pride event and its potential for improving the livelihood of LGBTI population in this region. It included 3 capacity building activities and 1 international coordination meeting, aiming at making the partner and the associated organisations strong … Read More

No Man Is a Island

“No Man is an Island” was a project implemented by LGB Youth Support Group “COME OUT” from Novi Sad on 7-16 April 2014, in partnership with organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Ukraine. It’s main idea was to gather practitioners who are working with young LGBTI people in the field of psycho-social support, to exchange knowledge and create new, … Read More

Walk for Peace

   As soon as the Russian aggression against Ukraine was launched, Thessaloniki Pride, as most of civil society organisations, alerted by the events, was mobilised to help of the suffering people and air our opposition to the appalling incidents.    On Saturday, 26 February 2022, in the initiative of United Societies of the Balkans, and along with all other partners … Read More

Webinar on Intersectionality

    On Thursday, 24 February 2022, at 18:00 Thessaloniki Pride offered an open webinar to NGO professionals on how to implement the principles of intersectionality to their everyday opperation in their organisations and especially, when they hold a public event. The event was part of the advocacy campaign of Thessaloniki Pride, as a partner of the project “Through the … Read More

World Volunteer Day

   As a Member of ThessNetwork (Network of Volunteer Organisations in Thessaloniki), Thessaloniki Pride tagged along to celebrate the World Volunteer Day on 5 December 2022. The openair action that the members of ThessNetwork held at Aristotle Sq. included informing yougsters about voluteering opportunities, playing informative interactive games and cleaning street signs of historical and cultural interest in the center … Read More

World AIDS Day

    On 1 December 2021 Thessaloniki Pride joined the partner organisation Positive Voice, the Greek association of people living with HIV/AIDS, in their openair event at Aristotle Sq. Our contribution was to organise a themed live “Snakes and Ladders” game: we found a fun way to celebrate life, have a conversation and raise awareness to people present at the … Read More