The fifth anniversary party of the LGTBI Center will be on May 18

All activities at the center's festival are free of charge.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
14 May 2024 Tuesday 05:27
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The fifth anniversary party of the LGTBI Center will be on May 18

All activities at the center's festival are free of charge. Part of the activities have been financed with the contribution of the municipal tourist tax.

The design of the festival poster is the work of designer Felipe Román, who wanted to capture, in illustrations, the diverse, vibrant and colorful spirit of a day dedicated to celebration and demand.

Activities at the LGTBI Center and on Comte Borrell Street

The day will begin at eleven in the morning at the LGTBI Center and on Comte Borrell Street, between Parlament and Marqués de Campo Sagrado streets, with activities for all audiences that will include different artistic disciplines.

On the one hand, a special episode of Kobra Kuir, the talk show hosted by Norma Mor / Muerte a la Norma, will take place on Comte Borrell Street, which will include several interviews and surprises. There will also be space for the theater show Free Fall for people with vertigo, by the Bragacadavra company.

In addition, throughout the morning there will be an art market curated by the artist Andreu Llorca, with jewelry, ceramic pieces, textile art or illustrations, among other works, and there will be a care and play space for children, run by Petita Arcàdia. The morning activities will close with a cumbia session by Missex.

In parallel, inside the LGTBI Center there will be a story workshop for children between 3 and 12 years old, led by Sara Manubens; the performative talk “Los careos de mi copla”, a musical journey through pasodobles and the music of the seventies and eighties guided by Fito Conesa, and the tarot workshop “The language of birds”, by Lu Chieregati.

You can also visit the audiovisual installation A world that is not ours, by the Palestinian artist Maria Zreiq, who works on memory, nostalgia and resistance in times of social and political revolt, and you can tour the exhibitions. A non-existent archive”, by Felipe Rivas San Martín, and “Encarnar la ferida”, by Cymbionte Colectiv.

Afternoon party in Plaza de Catalunya

In the afternoon, the celebration will move for the first time to Plaza de Catalunya, where a large stage will be set up where various musical performances led by Brigitta Lamoure will take place.

The concerts will begin at 6:00 p.m., with the choirs of the Barcelona Rainbow Singers and Barcelona Gay Men's Chorus.

Next, Jim, known for her participation in the program Euforia, will take the stage.

At 8:15 p.m., LLUM will take over, with its mix of experimental pop, underground electronics, dark techno and breakcore, accompanied by the dance performance The voguing Sm4ck Down by Jayce.

The last part of the party will be starred by three DJ sets with very diverse proposals. At 8:45 p.m., Chico Blanco will take the stage, with his particular sound, which brings together 90s house, UK garage, rap, ambient and pop.

Next will come Oro Jondo, which combines techno and hard acid with trance, hard groove and Latin club, with a proposal crossed by the sounds from bakalao, the machine and other rhythms associated with the cultural outskirts, to take culture into the future. of a dosmilera club.

The last performance of the night will be a DJ set by Deena Abdelwahed, who with her musical explorations is inspired by the diversity of Arabic music with influences from electronics and the experimental scene.