‘Bangkok Pride 2024’ illuminates diversity

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One of the highlights of the festival is the introduction of six Naruemit Ambassadors, each representing different identities within the LGBTQIA+ spectrum.

The Bangkok Pride Festival 2024 kicks off on June 1, bringing a grand celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community’s diversity and unity to the streets of Bangkok. The event will feature the “Bangkok Pride Parade,” starting at 2 p.m. at the Nimibutr Arena, National Stadium, and concluding at the Ratchaprasong intersection.

One of the highlights of the festival is the introduction of six Naruemit Ambassadors, each representing different identities within the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. These ambassadors, who are pivotal in advocating for the group’s rights, will embody the “Fungi Angels” theme, inspired by the diverse and interconnected nature of fungi species. The ambassadors will participate in the parade, each showcasing their unique stories and contributions to the community.



The parade is organized into five thematic releases, each starting at half-hour intervals from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., covering themes from equal marriage to freedom. In addition to the parade, the festival will include a “Celebration of Love: Celebrating Equal Marriage” segment, where the public can participate without prior registration, and commemorative flags will be distributed.

To ensure the safety and comfort of all participants, the Bangkok Pride Parade is designated as a smoke-free event, prohibiting smoking and vaping within the parade area. The event also features dedicated mobile signal service points to ensure uninterrupted connectivity for attendees, enhancing both participation and safety.



Traffic advisories will be effective throughout the event, with several road closures and restrictions implemented along the parade route from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. to facilitate the smooth procession of the event. These include multiple lane closures and the establishment of barriers at key intersections to ensure the safety and orderly flow of parade participants and city traffic. (NNT)