RainbowCity.Brussels

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RainbowCity.Brussels

Every year in May, during the Pride month, Brussels will be immersed in rainbow colors for the RainbowCity Project.
Join several initiatives within this project that spread the message of diversity, inclusion and solidarity.

📸 Pictures taken by Eric Danhier, Mark Cuvelier, Pascal Mannaerts, Els Ampe, Kris Hendrickx & Don Pears

Every year there are some prominent buildings in beautiful rainbow colours during the Belgian Pride period. The Pride partners displaying rainbow lights are ING, Belfius, City of Brussels, Infrabel, P & V, Beursschouwburg, Axa, VRT, Halles Saint-Géry, Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Rainbow Village. The relevant buildings are ING tower Marnix, the Rogier Tower, the Grote Markt, the Central Station, the P & V building, the Beursschouwburg, the Axa Headquarters, the 9th floor of the VRT building, the Halles Saint-Géry, Régie Foncière de la Ville de Bruxelles, Building A of ULB and the Rainbow Village respectively. They are the colourful light that gives our social themes an extra boost.

  • ING: 4th – 20th of May
  • Belfius: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Grote Markt: 3rd & 18th of May
  • Central Station: 10th – 20th of May
  • P&V: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Beursschouwburg: April 29th – May 20th
  • AXA: 3rd – 19th of May
  • VRT: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Halles Saint-Géry: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Régie Foncière de la Ville de Bruxelles: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles: 8th – 19th of May
  • Rainbow Village: 15th – 19th of May

Various partners also support the Pride by hanging a rainbow colored flag on their buildings. This year, you can see these beautiful flags on the Bourse, the Beursschouwburg, the BOZAR building, the Ancienne Belgique building, the 9th floor of the VRT building, Central Station, other stations, Building A of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, MIVB Buses and all the streets of the Pride Parade.

  • Bourse: 17th – 21st of May
  • Beursschouwburg: April 29th – May 20th
  • Pride Parade streets: 3rd – 21st of May
  • BOZAR: 17th and 18th of May
  • Ancienne Belgique: 3rd – 19th of May
  • VRT: 3rd – 19th of May
  • Central Station: 10th – 20th of May
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles: May 13th – May 19th
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel: May 13th – May 19th
  • MIVB Buses: starting May 2nd
The ministry of Mobility of the Brussels Region also puts into place :
  • Rainbow crossroads in Quartier Saint-Jacques, Place Schuman, Place Luxembourg and Place Flagey
  • Same-gender couples on all traffic lights on the Inner Ring
  • Rainbow lights in tunnels mouths (17th – 19th May)
  • Rainbow lights in fountains (17th – 19th May)
  • Rainbow lights in Beurs/Bourse Station (17th – 19th May)
  • Rainbow buses around Brussels (3rd – 19th May)
  • Adjustment of nameplates metro stations Bourse, De Brouckère, Central Station and Parc (13th – 19th of May)

Join #RainbowCityBrussels

Join this colorfull initiative! Take a picture, post it with the hashtag #RainbowCityBrussels and be a part of those who show their pride and support!

Don’t own a rainbow flag? Buy one of our exclusive Belgian Pride flags in our webshop!

Check out the initiatives from the previous editions here

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