We’ve been getting a lot of requests for information about the 2015 Korean LGBT Pride Week, the when and where of everything. Below is what we know so far. We are speaking to the event staff about all of their planned activities, but we wanted to get this out as soon as possible.
If you have more information or are running an event, please let us know and we will be happy to share that as well.
Event : The 16th Annual Korea Queer Festival 2015
Period : June 9th(Tues) – June 28th(Sun), 2015
Slogan : Love, Resist, Queer Revolution!
Program : Opening Ceremony / Main Party / Korea Queer Film Festival/Pride Parade
Organized by : The Organizing Committee of Korea Queer Festival
Full event itinerary below.
1) Opening Ceremony
When : June 9th(Tues), 2015 from 6:00PM-10:00PM
Where : Seoul Plaza
Concept : Self-Glowing Rainbow, “Cover Seoul Plaza with Rainbow!”
Content : Photo Time – Congratulations and Stage Performance – Rainbow Performance – Dance with DJ Music
2) Main Party
When : June 13th(Sat), 2015 from 10:00PM-6:00AM
Where : S CUBE in Itaewon (The club name used to be CLUB AIR before)
Concept : PRIVATE BEACH
Bounding waves and sparkling white sand beaches, our own private beach full of cool freshness. Exciting club music, tropical cocktails, attractive lifeguards and even amazing performances you have never experienced! Enjoy your summer vacation before anyone else at PRIVATE BEACH. A summer night beach will be moved to PRIVATE BEACH, in a giant club in Itaewon.
Cover : ADVANCE 18,000WON / AT DOOR 20,000WON (+ 1 DRINK)
Dress Code : Swimwear or Beachwear
3) 15th Korea Queer Film Festival
When : June 18th(Thur)-21th(Sun), 2015
Where : LOTTE CINEMA BROADWAY (located in Sinsa)
Content : 35 queer films from 12 countries will be screened, including full-length and short films of fictions, animations, documentaries and experimental works which contain the life and human rights of queer.
4) Pride Parade
When : June 28th(Sun), 2015 from 11:00AM-7:00PM
Where : Seoul Plaza
Content : Event Booths – Opening Ceremony – Pride Parade – Closing Ceremony