Pink Season main attractions

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 23 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 23 September, 2012, 11:03am

Must-see events

This blowout should set the tone for the rest of celebrations. Sat, 11pm, Volume Beat, LG/F, 62 Jervois St, Sheung Wan, free

  • Pink Season Ultimate Pride Party
  • Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • For many the centrepiece of Pink Season, this is one of the finest film festivals in Asia. Nov 16-Dec 2, various cinemas

Excitement is already building around this year's Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant. The winner will go on to compete in Mr Gay World. Oct 6, 8pm, Bisous, 9/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham St, Central, HK$210 (advance), HK$250 (door)

  • Mr Gay Hong Kong

A family friendly beach day sponsored by the Pink Alliance. Oct 14, Middle Bay Beach, free

  • Out in the Open
  • Dream of the Mermaid

Cantonese opera about the struggle for equal rights for transgendered people. Oct 13-14, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, New Territories, HK$150, HK$250

Charley Lanyon