summer ow seven

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external links in red-events are sorted by date

moscow pride
moscow, russia
last year christian fundamendalists, fascists, neo-nazis and deranged babushkas with the backing of the homophobe mayor of moscow, yuriy luzhkov managed to prevent the march. the local lgbtq activists claimed a victory though, both in terms of that being the first gathering [or more accurately, an attempt of] ever and the huge publicity which followed the police atrocities. things are looking more optimistic this year but the moscow pride still needs our support.

new york lesbian&gay film festival
new york, us

latvian pride
riga, latvia
a ‘make or break’ event for the lgbtq people in latvia. demonstrators last year faced verbal and physical abuse from anti-pride protesters who significantly outnumbered them. leading political figures, such as the latvian president, vaira vike-freiberga effectively took homophobes’ side. the event has already received considerable attention from international media. american, french and british journalists visited riga last month and ken livingston, mayor of london issued a statement of support. keep it up, guys.

anti-g8 summit
rostock, germany
make capitalism history

sónar festival
barcelona, spain

kassel, germany
with more than 650,000 visitors per year,documenta‘ remains the most prominent european arts’ institution.

museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig
vienna, austria
sigmar polke retrospective opens on the 22nd of june. they normally hold very good exhibitions and the permanent collection is a good one too.

in the mud, somewhere in england
aint no english summer without glastonbury. sold out, back stage tickets still available [£300 pp]

savonlinna opera festival
savonlinna, finland
honorary visit by the bolshoy ballets, at a spot of outstanding beauty

paris pride
paris, france
flamboyant, extravagant, unsurpassed parisian march+carnival+party. the biggest european lgbtq event attracts crowds in excess of half a million

casa de la campo, madrid, spain
probably a show rather than a dj set.

brighton&hove pride
brighton, england
[good chance to see j. . havent seen him for ages]

soho pride
soho w1, london, england
a pride that feels ‘homely’

festival internacional de benicàssim
benicàssim, castellón, spain
calexico, anthony and the johnsons, klaxons [the latter, v.v. up and comin’ in the uk right now]

vancouver, british columbia, canada
queer politics

sziget festival
obudai island, hungary
watch out wan2 stage for the electro vibes [gus-gus, hooverphonic confirmed]

folsom europe

berlin, germany
a sister event to folsom fair in san fransisco, berlin plays host to this pan-european event for kinky leather boys and their admirers 😉

burning man
black rock desert, nevada, us
see below…

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[… and see u around this summer]

2 Responses to “summer ow seven”

  1. fieryfairy Says:

    Mi me peis oti tha pas se ola auta ta festival!! Selw ki egw burning man!

  2. αμβρόσιος Says:

    burning man, nai nai.

    se kana duo tria tha katafero na pao. na doume poia .

    tha ithela na katevo kai ellada na tin peso alla poli xlomo

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