Helsinki Pride Parade Attracts 100,000 People in the Largest March Organized in Finland

On Saturday, Helsinki Pride week culminated in a march of rainbow colors and a park festival just as colorful.

According to the organizers and the police, the march attracted about 100,000 people; triple the amount of last year, and It was the largest march ever in the history of Finland.

This year the theme of the event was “voice.”

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The organizers wanted to highlight the diversity of their LGBTIQ community and make room for voices often left unheard or silenced in the society.

Picture on the cover: A participant of Pride 2017. Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

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