Photo: Olav Holten
EuroPride Parade and the park’s final show were highlights on Saturday.
For many visitors, the spectacular parade is the highlight of the festival. Stockholm’s pride parade is Scandinavia’s largest parade, and this year around 250 sections around 55,000-60,000 people participated in the parade.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and five other party leaders from the parliamentarian parties participated in the parade. Each year, the parade announcers elect their favorite group or float, and this year they announced The Wad Girls, in their lovely dresses, the winners. The people’s prize went to Priscillas.
The evening ended in a magnificent way. Wallmans celebrated the artist Avicii who passed away earlier this year by performing several of his hits while the audience sang along. The sibling duo Arrhult performed an electric manifestation in song with a stage show filled with both dance and big screen plays.
ionnalee, the Swedish singer, songwriter, producer and director performed a stage show with dance and song. And the public favorite Conchita Wurst took over the park as well.
Saturday night’s show ended with what could be seen as the greatest disco event of the century – Alcazar’s reunion in a unique reunion for the EuroPride 2018 audience, all five Alcazar members entered the stage together for a spectacular show and ending of the EuroPride Park Stockholm.