Opening and Closing event

Opening and Closing event


Opening and Closing


Opening event

The grand opening event starts in the late afternoon of Saturday, 25 July 2009.

You can look forward to a grand and spectacular celebration of the world’s LGBT community when the World Outgames 2009 takes over large parts of central Copenhagen.

The preliminary opening program includes: 

  • Opening of the Participants Lounge Area with live music, beach atmosphere and delicious food from 14.00.
  • A spectacular opening of the OutCities from 15.00 to 19.00.
  • An Opening Ceremony from 21.00 to 23.00 celebrating LGBT arts and culture in a grand show of amazing performances at the City Hall Square in the heart of Copenhagen. Read more about the Opening Ceremony.
  • Grand Opening Party for World OutGames 2009 participants and visitors.

Closing events

The Closing Ceremony on Saturday, 1 August  2009 will consist of:

  • A Closing Parade through the city at 13.00-16.00 from Frederiksberg Town Hall Square 
  • The Official Closing Show from 16.00 at Copenhagen City Hall Square

The Closing Parade will go from Frederiksberg Town Hall Square to Copenhagen City Hall Square. All registered World Outgames participants, volunteers and visitors are invited to participate in the parade. Come and enjoy this big closing event of World Outgames 2009!

All participants in the Closing Parade are requested to be at Frederiksberg Town Hall Square in due time.

Sunday, 2 August there will be a Farewell Brunch.

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