Prague Pride culminates with parade through city centre

The week-long Prague Pride festival of sexual minorities reached a climax on Saturday with a parade through the centre of the Czech capital. The third Pride parade followed a different route than in previous years, partly because opponents of homosexual marriage and adoption reserved a number of spots in the city centre for their own gatherings. Organisers said heading for 20,000 people had turned out for the event, which culminated with a concert at Prague’s Letná Plain.

Author: Ian Willoughby