(**part of the INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF QUEER CULTURE SEPTEMBER 19-27, 2009 -- St. Petersburg, Russia http://queerfest.ru/en )
*NORDIC RAINBOW CULTURAL CO-OPERATION WITH EASTERN EUROPE * using art, music, song, film, dance, poetry, drama and journalism as powerful international weapons against homophobia, intolerance and silence*
-- Anne Jaaskelainen * singer/songwriter and chair woman of the annual Tribade Day & Night Festival * Helsinki, Finland
-- Bill Schiller * Swedish Radio journalist, chairman of Tupilak
(Nordic rainbow culture workers) and secretary general of the ILGCN Information Secretariat - Stockholm
Photo Exhibit: "Nordic Delegation to Bucharest Pride" -- by Jussi Jaaskelainen, Finland
Also: samples from the Tupilak & ILGCN Travelling Art & Photo Exhibition * works from Iceland to Lithuania, Russia to Denmark, Portugal to Norway.
***** (1st stage of the ILGCN 2009 conference: Bucharest - May 21 2nd stage Budapest -- September 3-4).