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EVENTS CALENDAR MAY 23 - JUN 2 MAY 2 - 12

MASPALOMAS PRIDE MASPALOMAS, GRAND CANARY ISLAND For those who have never experienced the Pride of Maspalomas, a surprise awaits you! The days are filled with various events: festivals, exhibitions, parades, tours, shows, and concerts, along with your favorite restaurants and bars in and around the Yumbo Centre joining in the fun! So make yourself look fabulous and join in the Pride celebrations with us, together with dancers, singers, and drag queens! Are you ready for the craziest and most fun Pride festival in the World? www.maspalomaspride.es

INSIDE OUT:TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL. TORONTO, CANADA In 1991, Inside Out celebrated its first film and video festival with a small community of people who yearned to see film and video created by and about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people. Over the next two decades, the Festival grew in scope as well as attendance, becoming the largest event of its kind in Canada and one of the top five LGBT film festivals in the world. www.insideout.ca

MAY 19 - 26

MAY 6 - 19

INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN GAY THEATRE FESTIVAL. DUBLIN, IRELAND The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is an annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present. The Festival was founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city. With an emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world. www.gaytheatre.ie

VALLARTA PRIDE PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO For the 7th consecutive year, Puerto Vallarta will welcome the largest LGBT Pride event in the region: Vallarta Pride. Associations, companies and the entire LGBT community have joined together again to organize this event that celebrates the lifestyle diversity of our city in an 8-day festival that will offer arts and culture events, concerts, entertainment, films, fun, lots of partying and our fabulous Pride Parade. www.vallartapride.com

MAY 26 - JUN 2

ISLANDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN: SICILY & MALTA. PALERMO, ITALY Less than two miles away across a wisp of sea from mainland Italy, Sicily remains a world apart - one of Italy’s best-kept

secrets. This sun-drenched island of dramatic volcanoes and fabulous coastlines boasts an awesome historical legacy (including some of the world’s finest sites of antiquity) and a vibrant traditional culture. Home to some of Italy’s friendliest small villages, Sicily in many ways offers intrepid explorers an unmatched experience of “old Italy.” www.venture-out.com

MAY 29 - JUN 3

LISBON BEAR PRIDE. LISBON, PORTUGAL Lisbon Bear Pride is an international encounter for bears and friends in the spectacular city of Lisbon. The long weekend includes parties and fun with optional gastronomic and cultural experiences. www.lisbonbearpride.com

Our international media partner, FNQ Magazine, www.fnqmagazine.com Cairns gay lifestyle and travel publication that gives Australia and the world a taste of gay life in the tropics, sponsors the International Calendar. www.go2gaycairns.com

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