Marching in Helsinki Pride

Kati Mustola at Kiasma

Kati Mustola at Kiasma

Participants in Helsinki Pride 2013 week’s annual parade included the American ambassador to Finland, Bruce Oreck, Sports and Culture Minister Paavo Arhinmäki, Minority Ombudsman Eeva Biaudet, Tom of Finland Seura and MSC Finland – Tom’s Club.

Wiki Wickman photographed by Riitta Skytt

Wiki Wickman photographed by Riitta Skytt

The procession made its way from Senate Square, down Aleksanterinkatu Street, and along the city’s main thoroughfare, Mannerheimintie to Hakasalmi Park, the site of an afternoon festival with 7,000 people taking part.

 

 

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