Arctic Pride lights up Lapland

Lapland’s LGBTI community took to the streets over the weekend for the region’s annual Pride celebrations.  Arctic Pride, which takes place in Lapland’s commercial centre, Rovaniemi, was set up to provide a safe place for sexual and gender minorities to meet in one of Europe’s most northern cities, which lies just six miles from the Arctic Circle. 

The weekend offered attendees the chance to get a taste of LGBT theater, music, exhibitions and work shops, as well as the opportunity to take part in a Pride parade through the streets of Rovaniemi.  Read More