09.07.2019, Germany, RTL Television / UFA / RTL II
RTL Television, UFA and RTL II participated at this year’s CSD in Cologne on Saturday 7 July.
On Saturday 7 July 2019, this year’s Christopher Street Day Parade (CSD) took place in Cologne in great sunny weather - a massive show of support for equal rights and acceptance of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, transgenders and intersexuals.
“Diversity is our programme” – RTL Television at the CSD
Under the banner of “Diversity is our programme”, RTL Television had a float at the CSD in Cologne again for the first time since 2014. Celebrities and staff on the float and marchers took five hours to make their way through the city as “ambassadors of love”.
Celebrities and staff of RTL Television made their way through the city as “ambassadors of love”
Timur Ülker © TV Now / Rolf Baumgartner
Celebrities on the RTL Television float included Valentina & Cheyenne Pahde, the “Unter Uns-Ringsy” couple Lars Steinhöfel & Timothy Boldt, Kena Amoa, Maurice Gajda, Eric Schroth, Martin Tietjen and Timur Ülker. People from Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland also marched along with the float on CSD.
“Diversity is our daily business” – UFA at CSD
UFA also attaches great importance to promoting diversity and equal opportunities, attending the parade with a float with Arvato Systems again this year. The UFA float motto was “Diversity is our daily business”.
Over 100 UFA and Arvato Systems employees joined the parade
Over 100 UFA and Arvato Systems employees joined the parade. And the Bertelsmann staff network be.queer had their own information stand in Alter Markt, where people could find out about the various Bertelsmann divisions and their commitment to LGBTQI employees.
RTL II at CSD
RTL II was also present at the CSD parade in Cologne. RTL II has been involved with the CSD every year since 2014 and in cooperation with sparstrom.de since 2018. This year, the Köln 50667 actors Danny Liedtke and Daniel Peukmann were on their way through the streets of Cologne with the float
Köln 50667 actors Danny Liedtke und Daniel Peukmann at CSD
Carlos Zamorano © RTL II