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17 may - tuesday
1Rainbow Flag
Opening Ceremony
time   09:00
type   Opening Ceremony
location   Venue Europe Square
Crossroads Aglantzia and Larnaca Ave
(Next to Ledra Cooperative Bank)
city   Nicosia

Aglantzia Municipality flies the LGBTI flag.

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1Press Conference
Press Conference
Cyprus Pride Festival 2016
time   12:00
type   Press Conference
location   EU House
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia – Cyprus Pride Festival 2016.

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Theatre Play
Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name is Eva)
time   20:30
type   Theatre Play
location   THOC Warehouse (Latsia)
city   Nicosia
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

Theatre play Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name Is Eva), by Antonis Boskoitis. With trans performer Eva Koumarianou (GR) from Koukles Trans Show in Athens. Followed by an open discussion.

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18 may - wednesday
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Theatre Play
Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name is Eva)
time   20:30
type   Theatre Play
location   THOC Warehouse (Latsia)
city   Nicosia
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

Theatre play Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name Is Eva), by Antonis Boskoitis. With trans performer Eva Koumarianou (GR) from Koukles Trans Show in Athens.

https://www.facebook.com/tinleneeva/timeline

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19 may - thursday
Human Library
Human Library - Stories of LGBTI Reality in Cyprus
Pick a Human Book and Listen to its Story
time   18:00
type   Human Library
location   Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Pick a human book and listen to its story

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Theatre Play
Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name is Eva)
time   20:30
type   Theatre Play
location   Old Vinegar Factory (Palio Xydadiko)
city   Limassol
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

Theatre play Τη Λένε Εύα (Her Name Is Eva), by Antonis Boskoitis. With trans performer Eva Koumarianou (GR) from Koukles Trans Show in Athens. Followed by an open discussion.

https://www.facebook.com/tinleneeva/timeline

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20 may - friday
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Limassol Welcomes Cyprus Pride 2016
 
time   19:30
type   Cocktail Party
location   FoYer Wine and Cocktail Bar,
Limassol B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   Free

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LGBTI Film Festival
Danish Girl
time   21:00
type   Cinema
location   Theatro Ena, B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Danish Girl (2015, USA, Biography, 119').

Nominated for 4 Oscars, the movie is a fictitious love story inspired by the lives, marriage and work of Danish artists Gerda Wegener and Lilli Elbe, a transgender pioneer.

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9
TransForm your Mind
Cyprus Pride Fundraising Party
 
time   20:00
type   Fundraising Party
location   Powerhouse
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

DJ Maria Panosian (Composer and Music Producer) on the decks, drinks, BBQ and sales of collectable t-shirts and other Cyprus Pride 2016 official merchandise.

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21 may - saturday
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Demonstration: Pride March in north Nicosia
time   17:30
type   Pride March
location   North Nicosia
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

*Independent Third Party Event

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Pride Party in north Nicosia
time   21:00
type   Party
location   Ara Sokak Bar, north Nicosia
city   Nicosia

*Organised by T/C organisations supported by Accept

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LGBTI Film Festival
Silent Stories
time   20:00
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Silent Stories (2010, Belgium, Documentary, 50’).
*Co-organized with UNHCR

Four people, three continents, one dream: Silent Stories is a poetical portrait of two men and two women whose sexual identity forced them to leave Dakar, Algiers, Conakry and Baghdad. No mere film about pain and sorrow but rather one that is filled with hope and oxygen and that explores the unknown colour of tomorrow.

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LGBTI Film Festival
The Kids Are Alright
time   21:30
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

The
Kids are Alright (2010, USA, Comedy / Drama, 106')

Nominated for 4 Oscars, the movie centers on a lesbian marriage, but not only. It's a film about marriage itself, an institution with universal joys and challenges. 

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LGBTI Film Festival
Boys Don't Cry
time   19:00
type   Cinema
location   Theatro Ena, Limassol's B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Boys Don't Cry (1999, USA, Drama, 118')

Female born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (Best Actress Oscar Award).

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LGBTI Film Festival
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The Way He Looks
time   21:30
type   Cinema
location   Theatro Ena, Limassol's B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The way he looks (2014, Brazil, Romance, 96').

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel in his life. 

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22 may - sunday
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Street Performance "Το Be Straight With You"
 
time   11:00
type   Street Performance
location   Ledras Street
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

The Cyprus Youth Council presents street performance Το Be Straight With You

*Organised by the Cyprus Youth Council

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LGBTI Film Festival
Boys Don't Cry
time   19:00
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Boys Don't Cry (1999, USA, Drama 118')

Female born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (Best Actress Oscar Award)

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LGBTI Film Festival
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The Way He Looks
time   21:30
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The Way He Looks (2014, Brazil, Romance, 96')

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel in his life. 

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LGBTI Film Festival
Silent Stories
time   20:00
type   Cinema
location   Theatro Ena, Limassol's B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Silent Stories (2010, Belgium, Documentary, 50’).
*Co-organized with UNHCR

Four people, three continents, one dream: Silent Stories is a poetical portrait of two men and two women whose sexual identity forced them to leave Dakar, Algiers, Conakry and Baghdad. No mere film about pain and sorrow but rather one that is filled with hope and oxygen and that explores the unknown colour of tomorrow.

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LGBTI Film Festival
The Kids are Alright
time   21:30
type   Cinema
location   Theatro Ena, Limassol's B' Municipal Market
city   Limassol
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

The Kids are Alright (2010, USA, Comedy / Drama, 106').

Nominated for 4 Oscars, the movie centers on a lesbian marriage, but not only. It's a film about marriage itself, an institution with universal joys and challenges. 

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23 may - monday
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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   17:00 - 22:00
type   Free Checkup
location   Old Vinegar Factory (Palio Xydadiko)
city   Limassol

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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Open Discussion - Research Presentation
The Representation of the LGBTI Community in the Cypriot Media
 
time   18:00
type   Presentation
location   ΤEPAK (Cyprus Technological University)
Τ. Papadopoulos Amphitheatre 2
city   Limassol
entrance   Free

*Co-organised with the University of Cyprus, the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK) and the NGO Aequitas.


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LGBTI Film Festival
The adventures of Priscila, Queen of the Desert
time   19:00
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

The adventures of Priscila, Queen of the Desert (1994, USA, Comedy/Music, 104')

The Movie that received the Oscar for Best Costume Design is a miscellaneous road trip of two drag-queens and a transexual in the remote Australian desert to perform a drag show.

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LGBTI Film Festival
Danish Girl
time   21:30
type   Cinema
location   Pantheon Art Cinema
city   Nicosia
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Danish Girl (2015, USA, Biography, 119').

Nominated for 4 Oscars, the movie is a fictitious love story inspired by the lives, marriage and work of Danish artists Gerda Wegener and Lilli Elbe, a transgender pioneer.

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25Movie Poster: The Way He Looks
LGBTI Film Festival
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The way he looks
time   20:30
type   Cinema
location   Theatre Skala
city   Larnaka
entrance   €5/€3 for full members of Accept

Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho / The Way He Looks (2014, Brazil, Romance, 96')

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel in his life.

*Co-organised with Larnaca Cinema Society
  
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24 may - tuesday
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Discussion - TransForm your Mind
time   18:30
type   Discussion
location   Famagusta Gate
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Journalist Gogo Alexandrinou hosts a heart-to-heart discussion with trans persons.

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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   17:00 - 22:00
type   Free Checkup
location   Old Vinegar Factory (Palio Xydadiko)
city   Limassol

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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25 may - wednesday
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Poster Workshop
 
time   16:00
type   Workshop
location   Municipal Garden Cofeeshop
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Bring material and make posters for the parade.

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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   18:00 - 22:00
type   Free Checkup
location   Rooftop Youth,  76 Aeschylou Str.
city   Nicosia

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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My Child Is Gay
 
time   18:00
type   Event
location   Levanta Event House
city   Limassol
entrance   Free

Members from the Accept group for parents of LGBTI children share their personal testimonies.

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Presentation
Prevention and Intervention - Action Plan Against Discrimination
Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
 
time   18:30
type   Presentation
location   Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Presentation of an action plan against discrimination based on
sexual orientation and gender identity: Prevention and intervention.

*Co-organized with Greek organizations OLKE, Positive Voice, Athens Pride,Thessaloniki Pride

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Theatre Play
The Confusions of Young Torless
time   20:30
type   Theatre Play
location   New THOC Τheatre Βuilding, Main Stage
city   Nicosia
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

Stage show The Confusions of Young Torless, by Rober Musil. Presented by Theatro Porta (Athens).

Followed by an open discussion.

Directed by: Georgia Mavragani Cast: Vaggelis Ampatzis, Vasilis Safos, Grigoris Balas, Blerim Dampirai

http://www.porta-theatre.gr/index.php/el/theatro-plays/134-oikotrofos-terles

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26 may - thursday
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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   18:00 - 22:00
type   Free Checkup
location   Rooftop Youth, 76 Aeschylou Str.
city   Nicosia

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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Poster Workshop
 
time   18:00
type   Workshop
location   "Π" Cafe
city   Limassol
entrance   Free

Bring material and make posters for the parade.

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Theatre Play
The Confusions of Young Torless
time   21:00
type   Theatre Play
location   ETHAL
city   Limassol
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

Stage show The Confusions of Young Torless, by Rober Musil. Presented by Theatro Porta (Athens).

Directed by: Georgia Mavragani Cast: Vaggelis Ampatzis, Vasilis Safos, Grigoris Balas, Blerim Dampirai.

http://www.porta-theatre.gr/index.php/el/theatro-plays/134-oikotrofos-terles

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27 may - friday
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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   22:00 - 02:00 (+1)
type   Free Checkup
location   Ithaki Club
city   Nicosia

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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Nicosia Welcomes Cyprus Pride 2016
Cheese and Wine Event
 
time   21:30
type   Party
location   Famagusta Gate
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Nicosia Welcomes Cyprus Pride 2016.
With DJ De La Ioakim on the decks

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PRIDE MARCH DAY
28 may - saturday
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Activities for Children and Teenagers
 
time   15:00
type   Activities
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
city   Nicosia
entrance   Free

Activities for Children and Teenagers:

  • Poster and flag Workshop for children.
  • Graffiti Workshop.
  • Drama workshop based on the story The Strange Love of the Horse and the Poplar, by Christos Mpoulotis. Facilitator: Demetra Socratous. Suitable for children from 6 to 106 years old!
  • Face-painting.
  • Play and dance with children's favorites heroes (Pepa pig, Frozen, Star Wars).
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CHECKPOINT: Free Checkup for HIV
time   16:00 - 23:00
type   Free Checkup
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
city   Nicosia

Offering free and immediate HIV tests and advice on STDs.

*Action co-organised by: AIDS Solidarity Movement, Positive Voice and Accept – LGBT Cyprus.

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Live Link from Radio Super
time   16:00
type   Radio - Live Link

Live broadcast between 16:00 - 19:30

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Cyprus Pride Parade 2016
 
time   17:30 - 19:00
type   Pride Parade
location   Nicosia Municipal Garden
(next to the Parliament)
city   Nicosia

Line Up

  • 19:00 - 19:20 - True Enforcers of Advance Movement - T.E.A.M crew, representing Hip Hop Culture and the essence of expressing one-self though it.
  • 19:30 - 20:00 - DJ Mr Fox
  • 20:00 - 20:10 - Priscilla (IT) Drag Queen Show teaser
  • 20:10 - 20:30 - DJ Mr Fox (continued)
  • 20:30 - 21:00 - Coindrop (live band)
  • 21:00 - 21:40 - The Mighty Scoop & Pueblo Franco
  • 21:40 - 22:20 - Drumble Beats
  • 22:20 - 23:00 - Krista Papista
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The Pride Open Air After Party
 
time   23:00
type   Party
location   Garden Day & Night
(next to the Municipal Garden)
city   Nicosia
entrance   €10/€5 for full members of Accept

After Pride party Line Up:

  • 22:30 - 23:00 - DJ Claudio
  • 23:00 - 01:00 - Priscilla Drag Queen Show (IT) with DJ Christos Riganas (GR) from Jackie O' Mykonos
  • 01:00 - 02:00 - DJ Demi Consta
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