Pride parade set to be largest LGBT celebration in North Hemisphere in pandemic-stricken year
By: Teng Pei-ju, Taiwan News, Staff Reporter
The light show comprises a series of projections that sketch out the development of the capital and tell the story of Taiwan’s legalization of same-sex marriage, according to the city’s tourism chief Liu Yi-ting (劉奕霆). He added that the office has launched a number of activities in October to honor the pride parade, which celebrates its 18th anniversary this year, and to promote tourism.
2019 Taiwan Pride parade attracted approximately 200,000 people. (CNA photo)
The display was scheduled to run from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday due to the Pride's follow-up performances at Taipei City Hall Saturday afternoon. The show starts every 30 minutes and lasts about five minutes.
At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, the projection will also feature a one-hour live show put on by DJ Ro.Z, noted Liu. The city government will continue its efforts to make Taipei one of the most liberal cities in the world in terms of equality, he added. [FULL STORY]