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Rainbow Riots Festival is a public event that platforms performing arts, talks and workshops about LGBTQ issues around the world. It is the world’s first LGBTQ festival with a ’world’ theme, highlighting artists, activists and change-makers from countries where sexual minorities are criminalised. It is...

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United Nations Global Goals Campaign   ”Equal Rights” is Rainbow Riots official campaign for the United Nation‘s Global Goals For Sustainable Development. The campaign is centered around a musical pice called ”Equal Rights” composed and produced by Rainbow Riots founder, Swedish artist Petter Wallenberg. ”Equal Rights” will...

Fundraiser for Orlando   In 2016 Rainbow Riots and director Petter Wallenberg teamed up with global drag superstar Lady Bunny and Jwl B from queer rappers Yo Majesty for the single “Keep On Dancing (Until We’re Free)” to raise funds for the relatives of the victims of the Orlando massacre. The track opened Stockholm Pride 2016.     Listen...