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Pink Loerie

Thursday, 01 September 2016 13:19 Written by 
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PINK LOERIE MARDI GRAS & ARTS FESTIVAL™ KNYSNA 2017

At its heart, the Pink Loerie is a festival and a celebration; so, dancing, fun and music also played an enormous part of the event, with daily shows being held at various locations throughout the town and club nights. This beautiful tradition of celebration, Pride and creative expression in a gorgeous setting has continued to glitter and thrive for over sixteen years.

The grand finale of the Pink Loerie Mardi Gras, the Parade and after-party, is held on the final weekend of the celebrations. The festival attracts floats, performers and DJ’s from all over the world and local businesses also get into to the spirit, competing for the best Pink Loerie window display.

This festival is the event where Knysna comes into its own, with the locals showing the full extent of hospitality, diversity and fanfare and festive spirit that is the backbone of the event, and the reason that people keep coming back every year.

A notable accomplishment of Pink Loerie is the charity drive for local charities such as Loeriehof Old Age Home in Graham Street, Vermont Retirement Village, Knysna Animal Welfare, Paula Whitney Preschool and the Mayor’s Relief Fund. The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival is, therefore, a time of celebration, but a celebration with a purpose.

Event: The 17th Annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras & Arts Festival™ Knysna, South Africa
Theme: Once upon a time, it all started with Bears, Fairies, Princess, Princesses, (frogs too), Kings and fabulous Queens. A modern-day LGBTQ+ fairy tale!
Date: Wednesday 26 April - Monday 1 May 2017 (Wednesday 26 April & Monday 1 May are Public Holidays)
Venue: Knysna
Website: www.pinkloerie.co.za
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PinkLoerieFoundation/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/pinkloerie
Instagram: http://instagram.com/pinkloerieknysna
Contact Number: 083 347 9570

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  • Starting date: Wed 26 April 2017
  • Ending date: Mon 01 May 2017
  • Entry Fee: -
  • Venue: Knysna
  • Contact Person: John ONeil
  • Contact Number: 0833479570
  • Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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