This year’s Pride Glasgow Festival the highlight of the year for many LGBT+ people in Scotland will take place on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20.
X Factor star Saara Aalto who is currently touring the country as part of X Factor Live will perform on Sunday 20th August.
Saara who recently got engaged to her girlfriend Meri Sopanen is a Finnish singer and songwriter who has taken part in The Voice Finland alongside competing twice in Finland’s national selection for Eurovision and most recently was the runner-up of X Factor. She is also the voice of Princess Anna in the Finnish version of the Disney classic Frozen as well as performing with Adam Lambert, and concerts with Andrea Bocelli and Jose Carreras. She has published and recorded five albums on her own Music Label and has most recently signed with Sony Music.
Ross Stevenson, Festival Director of Pride Glasgow, said: “Its fantastic to be announcing such a diverse and talented act that Saara is as the first act for Pride 2017 and all the Pride Glasgow team are looking forward to seeing her perform”
Event: Pride Glasgow Festival
Where: Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, G1 5DB
When: August 19/20, 2017
Time: 12 noon – 10pm (Saturday); 1pm- 9pm (Sunday)
Tickets: Advance Weekend Tickets, £12; Day Tickets, £8; Under 13s, Free; 13-17 year olds: £5
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