Hundreds of thousands expected at CSD

Hundreds of thousands expected at CSD

Bottles, packaging, confetti: On Christopher Street Day this Saturday, several hundred thousand people will join the LGBT celebration and demonstration. The BSR stands ready.

Parade zum Christopher Street Day

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The Christopher Street Day parade on Strasse des 17 Juni

"Approximately 130 task forces and 60 vehicles are ready to go," announced the Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR) on Friday, 26 July 2019. Last year, the employees followed the parade in T-shirts saying "Jetzt kehrt Liebe ein" and with vehicles decorated with a rainbow symbol. The aim was to stand up for diversity. In 2018, around 155 cubic metres of waste were collected at the CSD.

"Stonewall 50 - Every riot starts with your voice

Half a million people are registered with the police for the demonstration under the motto "Stonewall 50 - Every riot starts with your voice". The parade starts at 12.30 p.m. at Kurfürstendamm/Johannisthaler Straße and ends at Brandenburg Gate. According to a police spokesperson, several hundred emergency personnel will accompany the parade. CSD parties will take place in several clubs in the evening.
CSD Parade Berlin
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Christopher Street Day

27 July 2019

On Christopher Street Day, hundreds of thousands of people demonstrate for the rights of LGBT people with a great parade, colourful floats, and music. more

TV Tower at Alexanderplatz
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