WE NEED YOUR HELP!! The 2018 fires in our beautiful Garden Route have had a devastating impact on many families.

Dear Friends, WE NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE! The 2018 fires in our beautiful Garden Route have had a devastating impact on many families. The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival organising team would like to make a meaningful contribution especially towards three...

Media Release: SA to host 10th Mr Gay World contest in Knysna

The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival is proud to announce that it will make history by hosting the 10th edition of the Mr Gay World competition in Knysna in May 2018. This will be the third time that South Africa has presented the prestigious...

Pink Loerie 2018 Launch Reveals Meaning of S&M

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Pink Loerie 2018 Launch Reveals Meaning of S&M After weeks of guessing, the theme of the 2018 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival has been revealed in Knysna. At the launch of the 2018 Pink Loerie, held at the spectacular Villa...

Questions over S&M theme for Pink Loerie 2018

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release QUESTIONS OVER S&M THEME FOR PINK LOERIE 2018 Questions have been raised over the Pink Loerie theme for 2018, but does it mean what we think it means? What is S&M? This may raise an eyebrow or two, as the...

Press Release | Pink Loerie starts preening feathers for 2018

Press Release For Immediate Release Pink Loerie starts preening feathers for 2018 The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival is fluffing out its tail feathers as it returns to Knysna in 2018 with a new committee and an expanded program. In the...

#loveALL

Why this hashtag? #loveALL is an initiative I started to create awareness, not just in the LGBTIQ community but to a wider audience. Firstly it states ‘love all’..meaning love everyone. This is a human concept that lies very close to my heart....

about

The main purpose of Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival Southern Africa Foundation NPC / NPO (NPC registration number: 2016/283475/08) (NPO registration number: 181‐161) are to assist the greater Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community, in supporting causes and charitable events, providing education and awareness programs, and creating an ethos of care within the community and beyond.

To achieve its objectives, the organizations will mainly rely on sponsorship and donation income from the public and corporate sector.

The organizations value the use of spectacle, pageantry, theatre, creativity, recreation, music, design, multi-media, and other forms of artistic expression, to create LGBTQ+ awareness/celebration, eliminate stigma and promote pride-consciousness as a philosophy for living and being well.

Life is a time of celebration, but a celebration with a purpose.

 

press releases

Media Release: SA to host 10th Mr Gay World contest in Knysna

The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival is proud to announce that it will make history by hosting the 10th edition of the Mr Gay World competition in Knysna in May 2018. This will be the third time that South Africa has presented the prestigious...

Pink Loerie 2018 Launch Reveals Meaning of S&M

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Pink Loerie 2018 Launch Reveals Meaning of S&M After weeks of guessing, the theme of the 2018 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival has been revealed in Knysna. At the launch of the 2018 Pink Loerie, held at the spectacular Villa...

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