Just three days before the inauguration, the city of Palermo had established the register of civil unions, just to send a concrete signal on the occasion of the event strongly desired by the mayor and announced by himself during the parade of gay pride city of the previous year. On 29 June 2013, the first edition of ONDA PRIDE was born, on the idea of the Arcigay Committee of Naples, together with the Pride Committees of Naples, Milan, Bologna, Catania, Barletta and Sardinia, a system that puts together and unites the various city pride, regional that every year are organized in different cities and regions of Italy. In 2014 the Pride Wave continues to be active with thirteen Prides in 13 cities of Italy. In order, from June to August, the Pride were held in: Rome, Alghero, Bologna, Catania, Lecce, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Perugia, Turin, Venice, Syracuse and Reggio Calabria, which hosted the first Pride in Calabria. In 2015 there were 15 host cities of the Pride Wave. The season of the Pride opened on June 6 with Verona, already a guest in the past of Pride, Benevento and Pavia, at their first Pride. On 13 June, the Pride was held in Rome, during which the demonstrators used the Family Gay formula, as opposed to the Family Day that would be held in the capital after a few days. On June 27th it was the turn of Turin, Milan, Bologna, Palermo, Perugia and Sardegna Pride in Cagliari. On 4th July Foggia hosted its first Pride, and at the same time it was parading in Genoa and Catania. Naples hosted the Pride of the Mediterranean on July 11, while Reggio Calabria closed the wave on August 1.