TRP2022 Event Report
Tens of thousands gather at Tokyo Rainbow Pride events for the first time in 3 years.
There were squeals of joy from people walking around the Tokyo Rainbow Pride Festival this year
as they bumped into old friends, some they hadn’t seen for months if not years.
This year 2022, we will be limiting the number of people who can enter the venue and participate in the parade via advance registration. We will operate the event in compliance with the guidelines of government agencies and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and will take thorough measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
All participations for the venue, the events, the parade are free of charge.
----- How to participate the parade -----
People who can participate in the parade will be determined by lot via advance registration.
Registration form for the parade has been closed.
Registration Period: 22nd, Mar - 5th, April
----- How to enter the venue site -----
The application form to enter the venue site has been closed.
Registration Period: 6th - 12th, April
If you did not make advanced registration, you can enter the event venue from the "normal" entrance lane on site. However, those who made advanced registration have the priority to enter the venue.
When the venue is crowded, participants without the advanced registration may be required to wait until the venue is not crowded. Thank you for your understanding.
- Pride Festival & Parade
- 22nd(Fri), 23rd(Sat) & 24th(Sun), April 2022
- Pride Parade *Advance regisitration is required*
- 24th(Sun), April 2022
- Pride conference (Online event)
- 3rd(Fri), June 2022
- Pride Talk Live (Online event)
- 25th(Sat) & 26th(Sun), June 2022
- How to Participate
- This year, we will be limiting the number of people who can participate in the event and the parade via advance registration. We will operate the event in compliance with the guidelines of government agencies and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and will take thorough measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
- NPO organization Tokyo Rainbow Pride
- Sponsor companies/organizations
Change the Future Together
Capitalize on Connections
There are countless ways to connect
In this new normal world -
Regardless of whether we wish to or not -
As we still share our thoughts and feelings
Even if we are not physically together.
There are matters, some quite important, we have come to see
Because we can not meet.
And while we all want change,
There are times we don’t want to see change either.
But now that we can see both the good and the bad,
Let's make our intentions clear, for our future selves.
Let’s raise our voices,
And never stop moving forward.
Our future can only start changing when we are all connected.
In the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have come to realize that we can connect to each other in so many ways. Our relationships have diversified. The ways we choose to stay together have grown many fold. We can now be, and see ourselves and our relationships as they really are. But while we have seen positive change in the way society perceives us, there has also been a growing number of people who have become lonely and isolated due to a lack of physical contact. Equally, it has become clearer that many problems still exist because the voices of the voiceless are being drowned out by the louder ones, and many “rules” remain unchanged even though we had raised our voices against them.
Thus this year’s theme is brought about thanks to these new insights into our new connections and for this new era and a future where by speaking out and raising awareness, we can change society, not only for the LGBTQ community, but for all people to live happily and in safety.