The Tel Aviv Gay Pride festivities kicked off Friday morning with a community happening at Meir Park
with musical performances, celebrity appearances and speeches by public
figures such as Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai, Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz
and Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich.
The parade itself will begin at 1 p.m. and will include a procession of
floats and organized groups of marchers accompanied by thousands of
supporters waving pride flags and enjoying the fine summer weather.
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