HomeHuman InterestPride Parade Breaks Another Crowd Record: 35,000 People March For Solidarity in Helsinki Tony Öhberg 07/01/2017 Human Interest, News 1265 Pride Parade broke another crowd record on Saturday afternoon in Helsinki center: 35,000, according to the police. That’s 5,000 more than last year. People of all ages joined the parade, which is the culmination for Pride week, in the name of solidarity for the Gay and transgender community. They danced, kissed, hugged, laughed and waved their rainbow flags. We captured the highlights in pictures and video. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today Join us Join the Finland Today Community You get access to our membership content not found elsewhere on the web (e.g. in-depth articles, features, columns). We will send advance links to our in-depth articles before they are available for non-members (You decide, whether to share). And more! In addition, you could become a supporter of Independent work Non-partisan media organization Fact-checked, accurate news Contribute to the discussion Be the First to Comment! Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments You must be logged in to post a comment. You must be logged in to post a comment.