I didn’t take pictures this year, but the photos you’re about to see were taken by a Dutch Press Agency and a Police helicopter. Enjoy!
Just click on one for a larger format.
A full house, the city was flooded with 650,000 visitors next to its own inhabitants…
Kingdom Float, with people from our Caribbean Islands. One way or the other they don’t have the same gay rights we have in the Netherlands. That’s why we fight for equal rights in our whole kingdom! The occasion was the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the 20th anniversary of the Amsterdam Gay Pride. Two celebrations which at first sight might have nothing to do with each other, but remarkably enough have the same message: Unity in Diversity.
AGP stands for Amsterdam Gay Pride
Our Pink forces, army, navy, airforce. Led by the highest in command.
Spectators in their boat, most have full blown parties going on
Ferry magazine started as a just photos magazine in the mean time a lot has changed, they have good articles too!
The opening act
Early colorful spectators, this was very early in the morning, after 10 no spaces were left
The Pridestream boat, broadcasting a live 360 degrees view of the Canal Parade. So anyone could be part of this event, even when you live in a country where homosexuality is forbidden.
Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the show will be on at Royal Theater Carré mid november.
Angels of Amsterdam
Prinsengracht and Westertoren and its 70 meter Rainbow flag, on the right on the other canal is the Homomonument
Entering Prinsengracht while crossing Brouwersgracht