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Mardi Gras celebrations kick off with flag raising ceremony

City of Sydney < 1 mins read

WHAT:           To officially mark the start of Mardi Gras celebrations, the Progress Pride flag will be raised at a ceremony at Sydney Town Hall.


In celebration of the Mardi Gras 2024 theme – Our Future – leading members of the LGBTIQA+ communities will come together for the ceremony.


2024 marks the 46th anniversary of Sydney Mardi Gras, which was born out of political action in the LGBTQIA+ communities and continues to highlight important issues and lobby for change. 




WHEN:           TODAY, Friday 16 February




TIMES:           5-6pm – indoor reception

                        6-6.30pm – outdoor flag raising and photo opportunities     




WHERE:         Centennial Hall and front steps, Sydney Town Hall




WHO:             Lord Mayor Clover Moore will be joined by City of Sydney councillors and

representatives of Sydney Mardi Gras and the Sydney LGBTQIA+ community.




CONTACT:    Elaine Kelly – phone 0477 362 550 or email



Media attending are asked to please RSVP to Elaine Kelly to confirm.


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