HKFP is a media sponsor for PinkDot 2016. The annual LGBTQ event will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 2pm to 7pm at West Kowloon Nursery Park.

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PinkDot 2016 press conference held on September 9, 2016. Photo: HKFP/Catherine Lai.

The carnival is co-hosted by LGBTQ rights advocacy groups Big Love Alliance and Pink Alliance. The theme this year is “Love Wins!”

Love Wins! is the theme of PinkDot 2016. Photo: PinkDot 2016 Facebook

There will be performances from 12 local pop artists including Denise Ho Wan-see and Anthony Wong Yiu-ming, who are founding members of Big Love Alliance. Both are actively involved in pro-democracy activism.

Hong Kong's 2015 LGBTQ rally. Photo: Pink Dot.
PinkDot 2015. Photo: Pink Dot.

Pets will also be welcome at the event. There will be a dedicated pet zone with volunteers from the local rescue organisation Lifelong Animal Protection.

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Pets are welcome at PinkDot 2016. Photo: PinkDot Facebook

For the first time, there will also be a flea market at the carnival, where over 30 local craftspeople will be presenting their creations and handicrafts.

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Stanley is a Media and Communications graduate from Goldsmiths College in London. He takes particular interest in visual journalism, having produced photographic and video work on a number of social and political issues. He has also interned at the current affairs service of RTHK’s TV division.