Press Invitation For the Gay Games 11

Registrations are pouring in, venues are confirmed, performers are booked!

HONG KONG, Nov. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — We have been counting down the days to the world’s largest inclusive sports, arts & culture event, the Gay Games 11, coming to Hong Kong 3-11 November 2023.

As the rainbow season in Hong Kong ramps up, come join us to celebrate our one-year countdown over drinks & canapés, and find out more about what’s to come.


We are excited to have The Honourable Mrs Regina Ip, GBM, GBS, JP, and Mr Allan Zeman, GBM, GBS, JP, to join as guests of honour, together with senior representatives from our sponsors, board of advisors, and partners in the Sports and Arts arenas.

Venue: Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong Island

Date: 18 November, Friday

Time: 6.30pm (Hong Kong local time)


6:30pm Guests arrive

7:00pm Welcome remarks and speeches

7:20pm Special performance

8:30pm End

* Please conduct a same-day RAT test prior to the event, and present photo evidence of your negative result (name + time + date) upon request. 

About Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2023

Gay Games 11 Hong Kong will take place on 3-11 November 2023, the first event of its kind in Asia. Under the theme “Unity in Diversity” the Games will feature a wide variety of sporting events, opening & closing ceremonies, festival village, and arts and culture events. Supporting organisations include the Equal Opportunities Commission, InvestHK, BrandHK and the Hong Kong Tourism Board, with Marriott Bonvoy and YouTube as Platinum Partners.

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About the Federation of Gay Games (FGG)

The FGG mission is to promote equality and social change for LGBTQ+ people through its quadrennial sports and culture event, the Gay Games. Conceived by Dr Tom Waddell, an Olympic decathlete, the Gay Games principles are “Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best™” and it was first held in San Francisco in 1982. It is now the world’s largest quadrennial LGBTQ+ sports and cultural event open to all, that is organised and led by LGBTQ+ artists and athletes. Other Gay Games have been held in San Francisco (1986), Vancouver (1990), New York (1994), Amsterdam (1998), Sydney (2002), Chicago (2006), Cologne (2010), and Cleveland+Akron (2014). The most recent Games, in Paris (2018), involved over 10,000 participants from 91 countries, 3,000 volunteers, 36 sports, and 14 cultural events, and pumped 107.6 million Euros into the local economy.

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SOURCE Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2023; the Federation of Gay Games

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