More top names are added to ARN Culture & Business Pride 2019 festival
Organisers of the ARN Culture & Business Pride 2019 festival in Playa de las Americas in June have announced new arrivals in the form of Yellow Mellow, Trinity The Tuck, Angela Ponce and Boris Izaguirre
The event, promoted by the Tourism Board of Arona council and to be held from June 18th to 23rd, had already announced the participation of personalities such as Caitlyn Jenner, Neneh Cherry and Miss Caffeina in the Concert for Human Rights.
This will be the third edition in Playa de las Américas and it is already making a great impact at international level through a combination of activism, business, culture and leisure, empowering the collective LGTBIQ +.
The programme includes multiple artistic, social and cultural themes, led by leading personalities of the LGTBIQ + collective.
The Beach Conferences and the ARN Networking will account for much of the activity of the week, all of them with free entry, and being the prelude to the first LGTBIQ + World Summit 2020, which will make Arona the inter-national headquarters of the collective for more than seven days.
Speakers at the Beach Conferences will include the renowned scientist and publicist Eduardo López Collazo; the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Carlos Umaña; and the environmentalist and can-didate for mayor of San José de Costa Rica, Federico Cartín.
Spanish artist Coco Capitán and the singer, actress and writer Roberta Marrero will also be present.
On Saturday June 22nd, Transvisibility will be treated from the social-political point of view by activist and politician Carla Antonelli; the international model Ángela Ponce; the Oscar-nominated actress and lyric singer, the Chilean, Daniela Vega; the director and dancer, Ana Jiménez; and by the Transgirls association. That same day you can also enjoy another topic of vital importance in the acceptance and normalisation of the LGTBIQ collective: The Media as a Visibility platform.
There will also be top speakers on June 19th, with guests including the latest winner of the Talent Show RuPaul’s Drag Race, Trinity The Tuck visiting Spain for the first time.
On the 20th, the RNA Culture & Business Pride incorporates one of the great novelties in this edition: the Speed Meetings with a business and cultural focus, free of charge . Those interested may consult and exchange opinions and questions with the international athlete Victor Gutiérrez; the director of Shangay magazine, Alfonso Llopart; the prestigious lawyer Natalia Martos; and Juan Julià, Javier Cid and Julio César Calvo, among others.
During the same weekend, there will also be room for these exchanges and business approaches. Deputy Francisco Polo, lawyer Natalia Martos and investor Bernardo Hernández, who headed Flickr and Yahoo, will explain pros and cons of the digital business in their Digital Biz networking. Oriol Pamies, together with the influencer and activist Yellow Mellow, will talk about the resources and possibilities that we can find within the Digital Artivism.
Finally, and as another of the novelties presented by the RNA Culture & Business Pride in this edition, the girls of Devermut, Oh Mami Blue and Lesbi-canarias, will be responsible for opening a section with various activities focused on the consonant L.
In addition to the activities and programming already presented, the festival has a Music Festival for Human Rights, on June 21st and 22nd with the participation of Neneh Cherry, Miss Caffeina, Hercules and Love Affair, Nancys Rubias, Putochin Maricón and others and an international awards ceremony called the Alan Turing LGTBIQ + Awards, where former athlete Caytlin Jenner, film director Lukas Dhont, Chilean actress Daniela Vega, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Carlos Umaña will receive awards.
For more information, see https://arnculturepride.org