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13 may - saturday
Demonstration
Nicosia (north)
Let's March Again! Hade Gene Yürüyelim!
time   17:30
location   Northern Nicosia, Dereboyu Str.
(in front of Avenue Cinemax)
entrance   Free

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Party
Nicosia (north)
Pride Party in north Nicosia
time   20:00
location   Venue Lefkeliler Hanı, north Nicosia

* Organised by the 17th May Organization Committee supported by Accept

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Party
Nicosia
1
The Eurovision Fundraising Party
Powered by Super FM
time   20:30
location   The Old Powerhouse, Nicosia
entrance   €6/€4 for full members of Accept
Reservations: 22-432559

For reservations please call: 22-432559

Watch the Eurovision Song Contest Final in a festive environment, with drag, fancy Euro-trash dresses, drinks, food and gifts for anyone who find this year's winner at the end of the evening at our Eurovision Fundraising Party!

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15 may - monday
Theatrical Play
Nicosia


«Smiley», by Guillem Clua
Theatrical Play
time   20:30
location   Theatre Ena
entrance   €15/€12 for members of Accept
Reservations: 70008242
language   Greek

For reservations please call: 70008242

Theatrical Play by Guillem Clua. Theatre Versus Directed by George Anogiriatis. Cast: Thanasis Ioannou and Charis Evripidou.

* To be followed by discussion.

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16 may - tuesday
Press Conference
Nicosia
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Official Presentation of Cyprus Pride Festival 2017 Programme
time   18:00
location   Garden Café, Nicosia
entrance   Free
language   Greek

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia – Official Presentation of the programmer of the Cyprus Pride Festival 2017.

* Reception Hosted by the Mayor of Nicosia

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Theatrical Play
Nicosia


«Smiley», by Guillem Clua
Theatrical Play
time   20:30
location   Theatre Ena, Nicosia
entrance   €15/€12 for members of Accept
Reservations: 70008242
language   Greek

For reservations please call: 70008242

Theatrical Play by Guillem Clua. Theatre Versus Directed by George Anogiriatis. Cast: Thanasis Ioannou and Charis Evripidou

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17 may - wednesday
7
Ceremony
All Cities
Rainbow Flag Ceremonies
City Halls and Embassies raise the Rainbow flag
time   10:00

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Discussion
Nicosia (north)
Kıbrıs'ta LGBTİ Mücadelesi / LGBTI Movement in Cyprus
time   14:30
location   UKÜ- Anfi, Nicosia (north)
entrance   Free
language   Turkish with English Translation

* Organised by the 17th May Organization Committee supported by Accept

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Discussion
Nicosia
Hate Speech
Discussion with Youth Political Party Organizations
time   19:00
location   Journalists' House
Aglantzia, Nicosia
entrance   Free
language   Greek

Journalist Costas Constantinou talks about hate speech with Youth Political Party Organizations for hate speech and how it affects Youth. Participation from Petros Demetriou, President of NEDISI, Christos Christofias, General Secretary of EDON, Michalis Yiacoumi, President of NEDIK..

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18 may - thursday
Book Presentation
Nicosia
Family Coach Sara Coster:
«Rainbow Families: Coming out in the open»
time   18:00
location   CVAR Atrium, Severis Museum
Ermou Str., Nicosia
entrance   Free
language   English

Presentation regarding rainbow families in the Netherlands recounting the steps made so far and the changes to the traditional patriarchal family from Sara Coster, Dutch rainbow family coach and board member of the Dutch Foundation for Gay Parenting, 'Meer dan gewenst'. Empirical answers to common questions from same-sex couples but also answers to questions of the wider society. In cooperation with the Dutch Embassy.

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19 may - friday
Film Screening
Larnaca
17
«Hedwig and the Angry Inch» (2001)
time   20:00
location   Tree of Life, Larnaca
entrance   €5/€3 for Accept members
Language   English

The film follows a fictional rock band fronted by an East German transgender[4] singer who survives a botched sex change operation.[5] Hedwig subsequently develops a relationship with a younger man, Tommy, becoming his mentor and musical collaborator, only to have Tommy steal her music and move on without her. The film follows Hedwig and her backing band, the Angry Inch, as they shadow Tommy's tour, while exploring Hedwig's past and complex gender identity.

* Discussion with the psychologist Andrea Andrea will be followed

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Party
Nicosia
17
Nostalgia 2000s Party
time   21:00 - 02:00
location   The Powerhouse Restaurant, Nicosia

On the decks DJ's Claudio & Pueblo Franco.

Two euros for every ticket will be given to Accept LGBT Cyprus, for the financial support of Pride Days 17.

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20 may - saturday
Yoga Course
Nicosia
«Yoga… with Love»
time   10:00
location   Acropolis Park, Nicosia
entrance   Free
language   Greek

The Accept LGBT-Cyprus Youth Team invites you to the Acropolis Park in Nicosia for a free Yoga course. Is there a better way to wake up, from a lesson that will make you feel content? Around 10:00 you will be able to attend a unique Hatha and Vinyasa flow Yoga lesson at the dew and beauty of the park with the instructor Charalampos Pafitis. Those who are interested in participating in the lesson must bring with them a yoga mat, a bottle of water and of course a huge smile.

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Party
Larnaca
23
«The Speak Love Party»
Powered by Super FM
time   22:00
location   Secrets Club
entrance   €5

Cyprus Pride 17 Fundraising Party.
On decks Dj Pan-V (Greece)

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21 may - sunday
Guided Walk
Nicosia
25
Bi-communal walk in Nicosia with Marios Epameinonda
«Against the order of nature»*
time   10:00 - 12:00
location   Starting Point: Orpheas' / Chrysaliniotissa Park (Famagusta Gate)
entrance   Free - for registration: 99-812343
language   English

For registration please call: 99-812343
Max no of participants: 30

*
Section 171 of the Criminal Code of Cyprus was a section of the Cyprus Criminal Code, which was enacted in 1929 (and was valid until 1998), that read: «Any person who (a) has carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature, or (b) permits a male person to have carnal knowledge of him against the order of nature is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for five years». «The order of nature» set the basis of what should be have been accepted as normal. Through the walk several historical instances, at which the foundations of this this and other normalities of the city were challenged is brought the foreground.
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22 may - monday
Film Screening
Larnaca
27
Blue is the Warmest Colour / La vie d’ Adele (2013)
Larnaca Cinema Society
time   20:30
location   The House of the Volunteer
Grivas Digenis Ave., Larnaca
entrance   €5/€3 for Accept members
language   English and French with Greek subtitles

Presented by Larnaca Cinema Society. Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult.

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Theatrical Play
Nicosia
«Juliet and Juliet»
Theatrical Play
time   20:30
location   Famagusta Gate
entrance   €15/€12 for Accept members
Reservations: 70008242
language   Greek

For reservations please call: 70008242

Written especially for the Cyprus Pride Festival 2017. The aim of the show is to "illuminate" stories of women who fell in love with women. Directed by Marios Mettis. Screeplay by Christiana Artemiou. Cast: Popi Avraam, Androulla Heracleous, Christina Constantinou, Polyxeni Savva, Myrsini Christodoulou. Music Christina Georgiou.

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23 may - tuesday
Discussion
Nicosia


Church Rhetoric and Homosexuality
time   19:00
location   Journalists' House
Aglantzia, Nicosia
entrance   Free
language   Greek

Gogo Alexandrinou discusses the church's rhetoric on homosexuality.

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24 may - wednesday
Human Library
Nicosia

34
Rainbow Narrations
time   17:00 - 20:00
location   Prozak kafeneio
entrance   Free
language   Greek

«Human Library Cyprus» organizes the event «Rainbow Narrations» allowing a space for 1-to-1 conversations with LGBT people so that their experiences are shared and understood.

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Discussion
Limassol

34
Discussion: Raising an LGBTI Child
time   19:00
location   B Municipal Market (Theatro Ena)
entrance   Free
language   Greek

Elita Michaelidou hosts a heart-to-heart discussion with parents of LGBTI Evy Gavrielides, Ioanna Kanellaki and Andreas Mavromichalis.

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25 may - thursday
Theatrical Play
Nicosia
28
«Juliet and Juliet»
Theatrical Play
time   20:30
location   Famagusta Gate, Nicosia
entrance   €15/€12 for Accept members
Reservations: 70008242
language   Greek

For reservations please call: 70008242

Written especially for the Cyprus Pride Festival 2017. The aim of the show is to "illuminate" stories of women who fell in love with women. Directed by Marios Mettis. Screeplay by Christiana Artemiou. Cast: Popi Avraam, Androulla Heracleous, Christina Constantinou, Polyxeni Savva, Myrsini Christodoulou. Music Christina Georgiou.

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27 may - saturday
Workshop
Nicosia
37
Poster Workshop
time   17:00
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden coffeeshop
entrance   Free

Bring your own materials and let's make posters for the Pride Parade!

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Concert
Nicosia
28
The Concert!
time   19:00 - 24:00
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
(next to the Parliament)
entrance   €12

Concert with:

  • Rena Morfi - Souli Anatoli (Imam Baildi)
  • Vangelis Germanos
  • Stefanos Georgiades
  • Fivos Delivorias
  • Evridiki
  • Iro
  • Charitini kyriacou
  • Maro Markellou
  • Avgi Stavrou
  • Demetris Soteriou
  • DJ Barcin
Food and drinks will be available for sale.

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28
Party
Nicosia
Pre Pride 2017 Party
time   23:00 - 03:00
location   Kosmiko Kentro Antonakis
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

On the decks Dj Maria Panosian (Greece).
Drag Show by Niki ToDay (Miss Travestie Holland 2016).

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PRIDE PARADE DAY - All Day Schedule
28 may - sunday
Activities
Nicosia
Activities for Children and Teenagers
time   15:00
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
(next to the Parliament)
  • Poster and flag Workshop for children.
  • Play, dance and story telling with children's favorite heroes (Pepa pig, Frozen, Star Wars).
  • Face-painting.
  • Science Experiments from ScCo.
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Live Radio Link
Live Link with Radio Super
time   16:00 - 17:30

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Pride Parade
Nicosia
28
Official Start of the March
time   17:30 - 19:00
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
(next to the Parliament)

Official start of the march with Evridiki – Music by the Boomdida African Beatz.

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Party
Nicosia
Finishing line and Party!
time   19:00
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
(next to the Parliament)
entrance   Free
  • 19:00 - T.E.A.M. Crew representing Hip Hop culture and the essence of expressing one-self through it.
  • 19.30 – Drag Show by Niki ToDay (Miss Travestie Holland 2016)
  • 19:50 – Hovig (Eurovision 17)
  • 20.20 – DJ Mike Wildcut
  • 21.20 – DJ Marcos

Food and drinks will be available for sale during the party.

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HIV Testing
Limassol
Larnaca
Nicosia
Cy Checkpoint - When did you do it last?
HIV Rapid Testing Week

Free - Anonymous and Rapid Testing for HIV.
Schedule:

19/05/2017 - Friday - Limassol
20:00 - 24:00 - Thermos House

20/05/2017 - Saturday - Larnaca
23:00 - 03:00 - Secrets Freedom Club

24/05/2017 - Wednesday - Limassol
17:00 - 22:00 - Old Vinegar Factory (Palio Xydadiko)

26/05/2017 - Friday - Nicosia
23:00 - 03:00 - Ithaki night club

27/05/2017 - Saturday - Nicosia
19:00 - 24:00 - Nicosia Municipal Garden

28/05/2017 - Sundary - Nicosia
16:00 - 22:00 - Pride - Nicosia Municipal Garden

Co-organised by: Cy Checkpoint, AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice (Greece), My Checkpoint (Greece), Accept – LGBT Cyprus

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