2: Summary of Achievements

2: Summary of Achievements
  • 15,000 people participated in the WorldPride Opening Parade and WorldPride Marches, with over 100,000 spectators
  • The first major international LGBTI+ event to have Royal patronage; HRH The Crown Princess of Denmark attended seven events
  • 100,000 visitors joined us in WorldPride Square in Copenhagen
  • 58 artists performed on our stages, the vast majority of whom were from the LGBTI+ community
  • More than 50 Pride organisations from around the world were represented in the WorldPride March
  • 286 scholarships were awarded to activists and human rights defenders to enable them to attend Copenhagen 2021
  • 1,826 athletes representing 49 nationalities competed in 22 EuroGames tournaments
  • 30 athletes were provided with financial support through the Outream Program
  • 3,000 visitors went aboard school ship George Stage moored at the Sports Village
  • 50 culture partners offered almost 800 events as part of our Arts & Culture program
  • More than 20,000 people joined our five curated arts spaces
  • More than 300 people attended the opening of the Human Rights Forum at UN City
  • 140 parliamentarians from 40 countries were represented at the Interparliamentary Plenary Assembly at the Danish parliament
  • Over 6 days the 1:1 Democracy Festival offered 140 talks, debates, speeches and workshops for the public
  • 56 Danish Embassies around the world held events or activities to mark Copenhagen 2021
  • Over 100 events were digitally streamed or broadcast online and more than 71,000 users engaged live with our digital content
  • 48 episodes of the #YouAreIncluded podcast averaged 11,000 downloads
  • 69,141 visitors downloaded our smartphone app which listed a total of 1,284 events
  • Almost 600,000 users visited our website in the 12 months to August 2021
  • We achieved 55 million social media impressions, 2 million video views and over 1 million engagements; our total audience was 66,000 people across all channels
  • We generated almost 41,000 media articles in the 12 months to August 2021, and the vast majority were in international media
  • 15,000 copies of our printed Guide were distributed and the digital version was accessed more than 100,000 times during the event
  • Our volunteers – Includers – had an online training module with 25 different courses
  • More than 1,000 Includers worked 3,624 shifts across 27 different venues
  • 91 Partners and Sponsors made the event possible – with ten Main Official Partners
  • 45 staff worked on the project, with a total of 138 employees working during the event itself

Partners and Sponsors

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