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It’s Pink Loerie time!

Monday, 21 May 2018 14:19 Written by  Jeannine Orzechowski
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It’s all happening this week! The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival kicks off on Thursday 24 May. You can download the full programme below.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Pink Loerie Food and Craft Market – Two days of bargains and delicious eats at the Knysna Mall 24 & 25 May 10am – 5pm:
  • President’s Ball and Fundraising Auction - Hosted by the President of the Mr Gay World Organisation, this evening is dedicated to the community, raising funds through the charity auction to support worthy causes in Knysna as well as the World Gay Foundation. Apart from the Mr Gay World finalists who will be strutting their stuff before the distinguished audience, the evening is filled with local and international entertainment. Classically trained pianist and singer Eden Michell will perform songs from her new album. The venue is the amazing Villa Castollini, with incredible views overlooking Knysna. Click here to book tickets
  • The annual Pink Loerie Street Parade – A firm favourite with visitors and residents of Knysna, this annual parade is fun for the whole family. Join the fun and walk in the parade or enter a float, or just be there as a spectator to enjoy the ambiance and show your support for the LGBTQ community
  • Mr Gay World 2018 Knysna South Africa Grand Finale – This will be the third time that South Africa has presented the prestigious event and the second time that the contest will be held during the Pink Loerie, Africa’s biggest LGBTQ+ cultural festival. Mr Gay World is an annual global competition to find a spokesperson who best represents the finest qualities of the gay community and embodies the spirit of his nation. The evening features Armand du Plessis and Casper de Vries with performance by International Artist LINA! Click here to book tickets
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