More than 70,000 homosexuals come to the city to participate in the longest gay party on the planet
Rose joy go around Barcelona. IPhones these days everything brazen vibrate through the streets of the Eixample. “You have a gay three meters, they say their alertas-, you are a gay two meters, you are un …”. Very few groups were able to get as much out of the geolocators applied to social networks as does the homosexual. For days all are full of complicity glances. Because today starts in the Catalan capital’s largest and the world’s longest gay soiree, the Circuit thirteen days of lectures, exhibitions, sports competitions and above all parties, many parties, day and night parties, an awful lot of festivals, which bring together more than 70,000 homosexuals come from places like Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China. These days Barcelona becomes the world capital of gay entertainment, a title that also compete Cape Town, Tel Aviv, Rio de Janeiro …
Many of those attending the Circuit design your exercise program in the gym and tanning sessions for your muscles look this week as they did any other year. And then, after a few quieter days in Sitges and the Costa Brava, they are to Ibiza. The second part of this festival takes place on the island. The premise is not depriving yourself of anything. All this mounts Matinée Group, a promoter of Catalan parties organized revelry up in Kazakhstan.
The gay tourists often spend half over a hundred euros a day, twice the heterosexual, and these days, indeed, much more. According Matinee, each attendee Circuit 250 euros per day, between 25 and 40 years, a good purchasing power and a profession is spent. Apparently the economic impact of this racket is about 100 million euros. The Mobile World Congress is 460. Reservations at the Axel hotel and they did a year ago. Gayxample shops specializing in water-repellent fillers for bathing suit also prevent urinary tract infections live two weeks their particular Christmas season, the most important two weeks of the year.
These days, facing the party at the water park in Vilassar de Mar, the gay party in the world’s largest water park, which is customary among those attending this festival is to buy two swimsuits, one more tightly to jump out slides and other longer for the cup in the afternoon. Water-resistant filler worth more than 30 euros. If it were not for the Circuit Gayxample it would cost more to survive. For years to know how many people share preferences at any coffee shop, bookstore or waiting room just take a look at the smartphone. Thus one can have a tab on the likes of a person to three meters. The popularity of these applications partly explains the Gayxample not go through the best of times lately. One no longer depends on certain establishments to meet people. Now the sight can appear anywhere via an alert iPhone.
A lot of this sort of body worship, hedonism and backfiring they crave too frivolous. Remember that Barcelona hosted in 1977 the first manifestation of Spain in defense of gay rights. Ocaña itself the turn in his grave at such nonsense. Yes that what questioning the bowels of society … And others, however, they remember that in many countries public backfiring or just walking holding hands is an act of subversion condemned by most people and often even by law. Everyday normality with which two men can be a kiss is the main attraction that made Barcelona a gay tourist power. Russian, Arabic and Chinese do not come just for the weather. Maybe this is not as frivolous as others condemn. All this money industry is sustained by Barcelona’s tradition of defending the rights of minorities.