Pink Dot 15 Singapore is an annual event that took place in 2023, marking its 15th year.Pink Dot is a non-profit movement in Singapore that advocates for the LGBTQ+ community's rights and acceptance. Started in 2009, it has evolved into a significant annual gathering, bringing together thousands of people to celebrate love, diversity, and inclusivity.
The event typically takes place at Hong Lim Park, the only venue in Singapore where public protests and demonstrations are allowed. Participants gather to form a human "pink dot" to symbolize support for the LGBTQ+ community and raise awareness about their struggles. The event includes speeches, live performances, and community booths showcasing various local LGBTQ+ organizations.
While the exact details of Pink Dot 15 Singapore might vary, the event has traditionally had some notable features:
Theme: Every year, Pink Dot adopts a unique theme that reflects the aspirations and goals of the LGBTQ+ community. The theme for Pink Dot 15 Singapore might be related to the ongoing fight for equal rights or promoting love and inclusivity.
Ambassadors: Pink Dot often features local celebrities and public figures as ambassadors, who play a crucial role in spreading awareness about the event and the cause.
Community involvement: The event encourages active participation from the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, including setting up booths to promote their organizations or causes, contributing to the event's programming, or volunteering on the day of the event.
Sponsorship: Pink Dot relies on the support of sponsors, often local businesses, to help fund the event. Over the years, the number of sponsors has grown, showing increased support for the cause.
International events: Pink Dot has inspired similar events in other cities worldwide, such as Hong Kong, London, and New York. These events, known as "Pink Dot Overseas," aim to show solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in Singapore.
Stay updated with events in Singapore|