LGBTQIA + parades are coming again to the principle cities of the nation


One of many world’s largest LGBT parades in São Paulo takes place once more on June 19, 2022.

After two years with out LGBTQIA + parades within the streets of Brazilian cities, as a result of covid-19 pandemic, occasions are once more going down from north to south, from east to west. The LGBT Duma Parade in São Paulo, thought-about one of many largest on the earth and a part of the official calendar of a very powerful occasions within the metropolis, this 12 months reaches its twenty sixth version, which shall be promoted on June 19 with the help and construction of the Metropolis Corridor. The parade takes place throughout LGBT Duma Month and consists of gala’s, debates and occasions such because the Lesbian and Bisexual Stroll that takes place on June 18 at Praça do Ciclista, additionally on Avenida Paulista.

Beneath the slogan “Vote proudly for the politics it represents,” the overall election on the finish of the 12 months guarantees to be the focus of the Parade within the capital metropolis of São Paulo. In accordance with the São Paulo LGBT Equality Parade Affiliation answerable for the occasion, Satisfaction in São Paulo reaffirms its dedication to battle prejudice and hunt down representatives who help affirmative public coverage and are dedicated to selling human rights.

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Clovis Casemiro, LGBT Tourism Brazil coordinator at IGLTA

Clovis Casemiro, LGBT Tourism Brazil coordinator at IGLTA


Within the 2019 version of the LGBT Parade, the occasion generated 403 million BRL within the economic system of town of São Paulo and noticed a 78% improve in customer numbers in comparison with 2017, the final 12 months of the survey, in line with a survey. by the Workplace of Tourism Observatório da Secretaria.

The examine additionally discovered that, within the case of tourism alone, the monetary visitors of the occasion within the 12 months earlier than the pandemic exceeded 313 million reais. “The Parade in São Paulo has a number of occasions over 4 days, occupying lodges, public areas, theaters and exhibitions. On Sunday, the parade takes over not solely Avenida Paulista, however all corporations within the area. This phenomenon is going on at different stops world wide, akin to Buenos Aires, Bogota, New York, Paris and Toronto. So these are very robust actions and at all times have a bearing on town with regards to attracting vacationers, ”explains IGLTA’s LGBT Tourism Brazil coordinator, Clovis Casemiro.

The LGBT delight parade is the occasion that attracts vacationers to town probably the most, in line with SPTuris, the São Paulo-based tourism firm. The most important variety of contributors was the 2011 version, which was attended by 4 million individuals. Within the following years, the viewers counted from two to a few million individuals.

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Ricardo Gomes, president of the Brazilian LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

Ricardo Gomes, president of the Brazilian LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

The affect of LGBT Parades on placements goes past the economic system. In accordance with the president of the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and LGBT Tourism Ricardo Gomes, these occasions have an effect on a message of empathy and respect for vacationers and locals. “LGBT parades enable individuals to know and respect their proper to be, so that everybody will be who they’re. They contribute to new alternatives, new methods of loving and doing it in probably the most pure means, ”she factors out.

Referring to the prospects of a resumption of occasions in 2022, Gomes factors out that LGBT vacationers are wanting to make new journeys. “LGBT tourism is of paramount significance because the LGBT group was one of the crucial traveled throughout the pandemic, along with being the primary to return to journey. And that is why they even found regional excursions, shortest automobile journeys. The viewers needs to get to know new locations, new points of interest and occasions. This expertise of discovering new locations is rooted within the lifestyle of the LGBT group, ”he stated.


A latest examine by the LGBT Tourism Discussion board discovered that Brazil is the nation with the best financial potential in all of Latin America to thrive alongside tourism on this phase.

On this situation, Clovis Casemiro signifies that, actually, there may be an enhancement of LGBT tourism within the total context. “We are able to deal with this as a phase that has the potential to assist rebuild Tourism. We’re seeing the resumption of cruises concentrating on the LGBT group in the USA and Europe. There are additionally packages for LGBT households, and plenty of locations in Brazil take part, beginning with stops, ”he says.


Though it’s the largest LGBT social gathering within the nation, São Paulo Satisfaction just isn’t the one one. Brazil hosts over 150 delight occasions nationwide. Rio de Janeiro is on that checklist with the LGBT parade in Copacabana this September. Nevertheless, town won’t be ignored of the LGBT Duma Month celebrations. Rio de Janeiro introduced a number of actions in June, such because the Rio de Cores Circuit, promoted by the Rio Conference & Guests Bureau, and the LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Tourism in Brazil for the second 12 months in a row.

The initiative covers 40 services, together with lodges, bars, eating places and vacationer points of interest, providing particular advantages to guests in addition to enhancing actions that respect variety and inclusion. For instance, the Pão de Açúcar cable automobile affords a ten% low cost to guests who use the code “colours”. The motion was additionally joined by a number of lodges that, along with free drinks, will supply reductions, among the many contributors are Lodge Grand Hyatt Rio, Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Grand Mercure Rio de Janeiro Copacabana and Novotel Rio de Janeiro models.


Roberta Werner, Executive Director of Rio CVB

Roberta Werner, Govt Director of Rio CVB

Collaborating institutions will use specifically painted tiles for the marketing campaign, encouraging respect for variety. As well as, companions shall be inspired to take different actions akin to elevating a rainbow flag or utilizing marketing campaign lighting. That is the case with the Píer Mauá, Museu do Amanhã, Museu de Arte do Rio, Linx Galeão and Prodigy Santos Dumont lodges which can brighten the colours of the flag.

“Rio de Colours Circuit goals to rejoice Rio de Janeiro as one of the crucial wanted locations by the LGBTQIA + group, but in addition to focus on the significance of taking actions that strengthen respect and tolerance, consumption habits and the wants of that group. As a part of this marketing campaign, we wish to present vacationers that our metropolis is open to variety and draw consideration to the establishments concerned, ”says Rio CVB Govt Director Robert Werner.

The Fantastic Metropolis will even host an LGBT Tourism Exhibition with the objective of coaching tourism professionals via lectures, workshops, debates and profitable instances. “Rethinking helps journey businesses, operators, hoteliers and everybody else within the business to broaden their scope of actions, supporting the whole commerce in growing services and products geared toward LGBT vacationers,” explains LGBT Tourism Expo director Alex Bernardynów. For Casemiro, one of the simplest ways to serve the LGBT society is by attending LGBT tourism occasions and conferences.

“Commerce has to be taught to hearken to this viewers and captivate it as a result of it’s a loyal viewers. From the second they actually prefer it and really feel welcome, they’ll come again, converse properly, publish on social networks and result in nice placement promotion, ”emphasizes Clovis.


Minas Gerais can be an essential nation on this 12 months’s calendar. Uberlândia’s LGBT parade is scheduled for June 19. In accordance with the group, the 2022 version goals to advertise integration actions, dialogue and equal rights. The occasion, which has been going down on the vacation spot for 20 years, takes place throughout the Metropolis’s Variety Week.

Additionally in Minas Gerais, occasions akin to Miss Brasil Homosexual and Rainbow Fest Brasil take over town of Juiz de Fora in August. Belo Horizonte’s delight, then again, doesn’t have a particular date but, however ensures that it’s within the strategy of negotiating with public authorities. As well as, vacationers can take pleasure in many different LGBT occasion locations together with Recife, Salvador, Curitiba, Florianópolis, Santo Antônio do Pinhal.

Take a look at the most important LGBT parades in Brazil which have already been confirmed

Boa Vista (RR) – 18/09
Palmas (TO) – June 26

Maceió (AL) – June 26
Recife (EP) – 18/09
Salvador (BA) – 09/11

Aparecida de Goiânia (GO) – 17.07
Brasilia (DF) – 03/07
Cuiabá (MT) – 1.07

Campinas (SP) – June 26
Diadem (SP) – 07/10
Franca (SP) – July 24
To (SP) – 20/11
Mauá (SP) – 27/11
Mogi das Cruzes (SP) – 09/11
Nova Iguaçu (RJ) – September 18
Madureira Park (RJ) – 25/09
Praia Grande (SP) – 09/11
Rio de Janeiro (RJ) – 09/11
Ribeirão Preto (SP) – August 21
Santos (SP) – September 25
Sao Paulo (SP) – 06/19
Uberlândia (MG) – 19.06

Curitiba (PR) – 13/11
Florianópolis (SC) – 09/11
Porto Alegre (RS) – Could 6

Main Duma on the earth, in chronological order:

Guadalajara, Mexico – 4/6
Venice Seaside, USA – 4/6 and 5/6
Brooklyn, USA – 6/6 to six/12
Ibiza, Spain – 6/10 to 18/06
Los Angeles, USA – 6/10 to six/12
Milan, Italy – from 16/06 to 7/03
Zurich, Switzerland – June 17 and June 18
Chicago, USA – June 17, 2019
Barcelona, ​​Spain – June 18 to June 26
Oslo, Norway – June 18 to June 28
Lisbon, Portugal – June 19, 201 to June 26
Berlin, Germany – 23/06
Toronto, Canada – from June 24 to June 26
Dublin, Eire – 25/6
Paris, France – 25/6
San Francisco, USA – June 25 and 26.06.
Bristol, UK – June 25 to July 10
London, UK – 2/7
Cologne, Germany – 7/2 to 7/5
Munich, Germany – 7.02 to 7.07
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica – 16.07
Amsterdam, the Netherlands – 5/8 to eight/7
Prague, Czech Republic – 8/08 to 14/08
Stockholm, Sweden – 8/7
Copenhagen, Denmark – 15/08 to 21/08
Orlando, United States – 10/15

This text is an integral a part of the PANROTAS EDITION 1.523 journal – CURAÇAO: A DOOR OPEN TO TOURISM, the place a particular LGTravel session takes place. The complete digital model will be considered beneath.

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