Amsterdam Pride LGBTQ+ Parade VR 2023 Part 2: A Unique 360° Experience
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Meta Quest Pro with stereoscopic color passthrough, Pico 4 (monoscopic color passthrough).
Quest 2, Valve Index (monoscopic black and white passthrough).
Passthrough is not compatible yet for Oculus Link cable.
History and Significance: Amsterdam Pride began in the 1990s with the first official Pride event organized in Amsterdam. It has since grown into one of the biggest and most renowned LGBTQ+ celebrations globally. The parade promotes visibility, raises awareness of LGBTQ+ rights, and celebrates progress made in acceptance and equality.
Canal Parade: A highlight of Amsterdam Pride is the colorful Canal Parade of decorated boats along the iconic canals. Participants include LGBTQ+ people, allies, organizations and businesses in a demonstration of unity and pride.
Events and Activities: In addition to the Canal Parade, Amsterdam Pride includes parties, workshops, exhibitions, screenings, discussions and more throughout the week. The city comes alive with celebrations drawing LGBTQ+ people and allies from around the world.
Symbolism: Prominent symbols include the rainbow LGBTQ+ flag representing diversity and unity. Other LGBTQ+ symbols are proudly displayed during events.
Social Impact: Over the years, Amsterdam Pride has helped raise awareness of LGBTQ+ rights, combat discrimination and prejudice, and build community among LGBTQ+ people and allies.