MGRM at EuroPride 2023

MGRM will be actively participating this year at EuroPride 2023, brought to Malta by Allied Rainbow Communities (ARC) and supported by Government of Malta – Parliamentary Secretariat for Reforms and Equality. 

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Pride Village

We will have a stand manned by our volunteers, where you’ll find information about our work, events, publications and merchandise.

Mental Health Support

Rainbow Support Service and Richmond Foundation have partnered with EuroPride to provide support throughout the 10 days of Pride. OLLI Chat, run by Richmond Foundation will be operating 24/7 from 7th – 17th September. Support will be available in person at these events.

Thursday9/7/2023The EuroPride Valletta 2023 Opening Night
Friday9/8/2023Community Fora with Commissioner Dr Helena Dalli
Saturday9/9/2023Gozo Pride March & Concert
Sunday9/10/2023Body of a 1000 Hearts & Tribute Night | Pride
Monday9/11/2023Drag Bingo with Olivia Lilith
Tuesday9/12/2023Kor Kwir
Wednesday9/13/2023AIDAN in Concert
Drag Spectacular
Thursday9/14/2023Glenn & Amber
Coco’s Klabb Kabaret
Friday9/15/2023Interfaith Celebration
Eurovision Night ft. Conchita Wurst, Katrina & Roop
Saturday9/16/2023The EuroPride March & Concert

Our Events

We’ve got a variety of events happening during EuroPride, from discussions to social events, sports and our annual WomenSpace. All our events are FREE, but require registration or booking.

Storytime with Olivia Lilith

Join Malta’s Got Talent finalist Olivia Lilith for a fun drag reading extravaganza! Gather your children for an enchanting morning full of fun and colour. Elmer the Patchwork Elephant will be read and animated by our star queen, ensuring it will be a fun event for children and parents/guardians alike! There are limited spaces, so book now!

Date and Time: 8th September, 11:00am
Location: Teatru Manoel, Valletta

Kwir Olimpiks

The first edition of Kwir Olimpiks will consist of a 5-a-side football tournament, 6 different games and a children’s area. After the event, we will be heading to Gozo Pride. You can either gather your friends and make a team for the 5-a-side tournament, or join as an individual in the Kwir Games, where you’ll be placed in a team.

All these activities will be happening at the same time and they are all FREE OF CHARGE. Water will be available for free.

Date and Time: 9th September, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Gozo College Secondary School Grounds, Triq Fortunato Mizzi, Victoria, Gozo

Diskussjoni Dwar Lingwa Inklussiva

This discussion will be held in Maltese.

Panelists: Mx Noah Fabri, Mr Romario Sciberras, Mx Ruth Baldacchino
Moderator: Mx Cynthia Chircop

Date and Time: 10th September, 6:00pm
Location: Meeting Place, Marsa

Discussion | Press Play: Sex, Drugs & Pleasure

Panelists: Mr Michael O’Day, Dr Alex Aldridge
Moderator: Mr Ryan Portelli

Date and Time: 11th September, 6:00pm
Location: General Workers Union, South Street, Valletta

Discussion | Pinkwashing vs Allyship

Panelists: Mr Kendrick Bondin, Ms Denise Aquilina, Ms Julia Ruby Alegre
Moderator: Prof. Mark Harwood

Date and Time: 11th September, 8:00pm
Location: General Workers Union, South Street, Valletta

Kitba Queer Open Mic Night

The Annual Open Mic is a space for the resident queer community to come together and express themselves in words either by reading something they wrote themselves or by making use of a piece written by someone else. Poetry, prose selections and songs are all welcome. Email to participate.

Date and Time: 11th September, 7:00pm
Location: Maori, Triq il-Lanċa, Valletta

Queer Notions – A Soirée of Queer Music & Literature

Queer Notions is a soirée of queer music and literature by queer composers, writers and performers from Malta and abroad. Prose and poems are alternated with songs and instrumental music in an organic performance with space for improvisations between the performers.

Date and Time: 12th September, 7:00pm
Location: Studio B, Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta

Discussion | Trans Healthcare: The Way Forward

Panelists: Ms Colette Farrugia Bennett, Ms Michelle Cilia, Mx Matthew Chircop
Moderator: Ms Amanda Cossai

Date and Time: 13th September, 6:00pm
Location: Pride Village, Pjazza Tritoni, Valletta

Discussion | Abortion & the Queer Community

Panelists: Ms Emily Galea, Dr Lara Dimitrijevic, Mx Mina Jack Tolu
Moderator: Dr Andrea Dibben

Date and Time: 14th September, 6:00pm
Location: Pride Village, Pjazza Tritoni, Valletta

Discussion | Destigmatising Sex Work

Panelists: Ms Sabrina Sanchez, Mr Luca Stevenson, Ms Svetlana Buttigieg
Moderator: Mr Aaron Giardina

Date and Time: 14th September, 8:00pm
Location: General Workers Union, South Street, Valletta

WomenSpace 2023

WomenSpace is a music and arts festival exclusively dedicated to providing a safe and inclusive space for women, trans-feminine individuals, and non-binary persons. This empowering event unites a diverse range of female performers, while embracing the beautiful connections that bring us all together. Additionally, you’ll discover delightful stands offering a wide array of offerings, including Pride merchandise, local LGBTIQ literature, and lovingly crafted handmade products.

Date and Time: 17th September, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Tigullio, St. Julians

Queer Classics

Join us for an unforgettable night of nostalgia and celebration as we close the EuroPride Valletta 2023 program with a bang at Queer Classics! This event promises to transport you back in time to the iconic eras of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Brace yourself for electrifying performances by the local drag icon, Diandra Diamond. 

Date and Time: 17th September, 8:00pm
Location: Maori, Triq il-Lanċa, Valletta