Opening and Closing Ceremony

Opening and Closing Ceremony


Opening Ceremony

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 opening ceremony takes over large parts of central Copenhagen.

The preliminary opening program includes: 

  • A ceremonial parade with the athletes, artists and activists at World Outgames 2009. People from the sports & cultural programmes and the 2nd World OutGames LGBT Human Rights conference. Plus formal opening speeches.
  • A celebration of world LGBT arts and culture in a grand show of amazing performances at the City Hall Square in the heart of Copenhagen. 
  • A series of opening theme parties for World OutGames 2009 participants and visitors.

Closing Ceremony

Information about the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, 1 August  2009 is to be announced.

The opening and closing ceremonies are produced in collaboration with Copenhagen International Theatre.