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Copenhagen and Malmö to host WorldPride 2021 marking the first time two cities host the event

The Danish and Swedish cities are connected by a narrow strait

2019-07-01

Words: Steve Brown

Copenhagen and Malmö to host WorldPride 2021.

The Danish and Swedish cities – which are connected over a narrow strait by the Öresund Bridge – will host the event named Copenhagen 2021 marking the first time two cities will be hosting the event.

While taking to the stage at this year’s WorldPride in New York, Lars Henriksen, chair of Copenhagen Pride, said: “Now we hope you’ll all join us in two years’ time to write the next chapter in our movement’s history.

“Our two countries have a proud history of championing equality and standing up for our community.

“WorldPride 2021 will continue this proud tradition of blazing the trail by shining a light on the barriers that LGBTQ+ people still face around the world.”

This year saw the event take place in New York City marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.