Published On: Thu, Sep 20th, 2018

Minister Alcalá – Wallé of Education, Science, Culture & Sports opens the Curaçao Pride 2018

pride-walk-2016WILLEMSTAD - Thursday, September 27th is the official opening of the Curaçao Pride 2018. Minister Marilyn M. Alcalá - Wallé, Minister of Education, Science, Culture & Sport will open the sixth annual Curaçao Pride week. Before the official opening, the yearly Pride Walk starts at 6 pm from the Rif Fort, Otrobanda to Wilhelminaplein, Punda. The organization calls out to everyone who supports equal rights to let their voice be heard and join the Pride Walk this year.

"We are very honored that Minister Alcalá - Wallé will officially open the Curaçao Pride. The government's support of the LGBT community is in line with our slogan this year: ‘United We Are One.’ Only together can we ensure acceptance and equal rights. Now that we are organizing the Curaçao Pride for the 6th year in a row, and see the growing acceptance and interest, we can conclude that Curaçao is ready for the next step. Discrimination based on sexuality does not belong in this time. We hope that also this year many people will join and show their support.”

At 7 pm the official opening ceremony will be followed by the opening concert with performances by JJ Randy Ray, Shary An Nicillac and DJ Nena. The show is public and free of charge. For more information visit www.curacaopride.com and www.facebook.com/curacaopride

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