VICTORIA'S LGBTIQA community is coming together as one for an isolation event celebrating Pride Month in June.
Regional Victorian pride organisations will join up together on June 20 for Pride-Solation, a six-hour extravaganza of queer culture.
And Ballarat's Frolic Festival will be right among the thick of the action with drag performances, cabaret performances, some burlesque and even a drag crochet workshop.
Frolic Festival president Jay Morrison said Frolic was thrilled to be working with other regional organisations in putting on the online event, which is part of International Pride Month.
"It's going to be really exciting to support local Ballarat artists who are doing it incredibly tough at the moment," he said.
"It's a way to raise their platform and support them as we know so many artists are struggling financially.
"The organisations have met previously and discussed working together but no opportunity had come up as yet but what's happened with COVID-19, a few festival have had to completely cancel, so this is a way a live event can be run giving everyone an opportunity.
"There's even going to be a virtual pride parade."
Mr Morrison said it was disappointing that a number of incredibly important events across the world had been called off as in most countries restrictions will still be enforced until at least the end of June.
"Pride month is a month celebration; thankfully for us, we're still in tentative planning mode for Frolic Festival in November.
"We did have some grand plans, but they've had to be reduced somewhat.
"We've recently put a call-out for expressions of interest for event producer partners and anyone interested in producing an event, be it not-for-profit, or a performer, we're calling on people to come forward with ideas for the festival.
"Just from that call, we've had six people pitch. We'd love more to get involve. We hope to have an idea of the program by mid to late June."
Organisations participating in Pride-Solation include Koori Pride Network, OUTintheOPEN Festival Shepparton (Goulburn Valley Pride Inc.), Mallee Pride, Gippsland Pride Initiative, Wimmera Pride Project, Geelong Rainbow Festival (Geelong Rainbow Inc), Ballarat Frolic Festival, Castlemaine Pride, Trans and Gender Diverse Bendigo and Beyond, ChillOut Festival (Daylesford) and Thorne Harbour Country (part of Thorne Harbour Health) who will program health and wellbeing content.
The event will be live-streamed on Facebook by LaNCE TV and will also be streamed on the Frolic Festival Facebook page and can be viewed by simply 'liking' the page.
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