The Salzburg Pride through the ages

From 27 August to 3 September it’s Prideweek and Pride in Salzburg again. The preparations are already going on intensively. Conny Felice, executive director of HOSI Salzburg talks here with about the planning status of Prideweek 2023, the new dynamic that HOSI Salzburg has developed since its move to Franz-Josef Straße and a reckoning from which lessons are learned. [Read more]


Hyperion im Andräviertel

This will be the Salzburg Pride 2022

This year, Pride Weekend Salzburg will become Pride Week Salzburg. A week full of programmes for the visibility of the rainbow in the city on the Salzach. From 29 August to 4 September, Salzburg will once again be under the sign of the rainbow. The programme is out now. An ambitious week of queer culture. [Read more]

That was the Long Night of Diversity 2022

The Long Night of Diversity on Saturday (14.05.) in Salzburg’s trendy shops was great fun and brought life back to Corona. And so we are now looking forward to a summer of carefree queer events. And there are plenty of them – Salzburg is full of them if you look closely. [Read more]

“This city is full of life!”

On rbb last night (3.12.) there was a report “50 reasons why you have to love Salzburg.” A tourist portrait of the city and country of Salzburg. Hera Lind, writer and actress lives in Salzburg and gets to the point relatively at the beginning of this documentary: “This city is full of life!” Which is undoubtedly true. [Read more]


Do not give up!

Despite all the joy about the record turnout at this year’s Salzburg Pride, it should not be forgotten that there were also unpleasant things in the aftermath: Homophobic attacks directly after the parade. And not only in Salzburg but all over Austria. For some time now, such reports have been accumulating from all over the country. An assessment. [Read more]

Long Night of Diversity is canceled

The Long Night of Diversity was cancelled yesterday evening (15.09.) by HOSI Salzburg – unfortunately. The development of the Corona pandemic leaves no other option. The Austrian government has tightened the Corona-related restrictions in many areas of life, including of course for the gastronomy. Thus bar staff must [Read more]

„Let’s get Loud“ – Salzburg Pride

On the 1st weekend of September (4 to 6.09.) the Salzburg scene celebrates the Salzburg Pride under the motto “Let’s get Loud“. A special date in several respects. For example, the organizing HOSI Salzburg is 40 years old this year and is coming up with a premiere for its birthday. [Read more]


Rediscover Salzburg

The opening of the border between Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein has recently been finalized, as the Salzburger Nachrichten reported yesterday (3.06.). From 15 June, i.e. in just under two weeks, tourist border traffic with Austria will also be possible again. This means that nothing more stands in the way [Read more]

Visibility of the Rainbow

For centuries, homosexual people were discriminated against, persecuted, murdered – for being who they were. It was not so long ago that same-sex love was criminalized – also in Austria. And even today, there is still a lot of fear and insecurity in people’s minds, [Read more]

Gay Pride with mask

The HOSI Salzburg has represented queer life in Salzburg for 40 years now and does important work for tolerance and against homophobia in Salzburg. As the organizing association of the CSD, it is of course dependent on income. A significant part of its financing is generated by the [Read more]


Salzburg Pride – we are there!

Gernot Lindner – Mr. Leather Austria 2016. Since his term as Mr. Leather Austria 2016, Gernot has been tirelessly working for tolerance and against homophobia. For example, seven years ago he organized the monthly fetish event at HOSI Salzburg “HOSI goes Fetish”. And he is very well networked internationally. That’s how it can be explained, [Read more]

Salzburg Pride

From June 5-7, the Salzburg community celebrates the Salzburg Pride under the motto “Let’s get loud!”. On Pride Weekend, the parade will lead from Salzburg’s main train station through the city center to the ARGEkultur on Saturday from 6 pm. There, the political statement will then be reaffirmed at the [Read more]