EUROPRIDE 2018 GOTHENBURG
Welcome to EuroPride 2018 in Gothenburg 14/8-19/8!
Gothenburg is famous for turning into a rainbow city during Pride week. All around the city there will be Pride hubs and pop ups where EuroPride visitors can meet and take part of different events.
EuroPride in Gothenburg will take place at the same time as The Gothenburg Culture Festival – Göteborgs kulturkalas, the biggest culture event in Scandinavia with around 1 300 events and 1.5 million visits all over the city. So, in Gothenburg during EuroPride you will have a busy week! The program will be found here.
In Gothenburg, there is no entrance fee to the EuroPride Park and the EuroPride House.
EuroPride 2018 in Gothenburg will be hosted by West Pride, Swedens second largest pridefestival. More information about West Pride can be found here.
Here you find som useful information about information centres, accessibility etc for your visit.
Welcome to Gothenburg!
Gothenburg is strategically located on the west coast of Sweden between Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. The city is characterised by a cosmopolitan lifestyle, local creativity and relaxed charm.
Gothenburg is well known for being a major event city in Europe and has a history of successful large congresses.
The city is just the right size, with centrally located venues, and everything you need within walking distance.
Don’t miss the chance to see the city of Gothenburg covered in Pride colors, securing its reputation as one of the most LGBTQ-welcoming cities in the world. Combine your stay with a visit to the stunning West Coast archipelago right on your doorstep! Read more about Gothenburg here.
EuroPride House 14/8-19/8
Located at different venues in the area around Götaplatsen, The EuroPride House will host around 200 events in the form of seminars, workshops and debates. There is no entrance fee. The program som far will be found here.
EuroPride Park 14/8-19/8
The EuroPride Park Gothenburg will be hosted at Kungstorget, one of the largest squares in the city-center. The EuroPride Park in Gothenburg has no entrance fee and is open to everyone.
Visitors can engage with community exhibitors, mingle, enjoy good food and drinks and listen to great music from the big stage. The park will also host a youth area with open activities.
In Gothenburg there will be both activities in EuroPride Park as on other stages and places around the Gothenburg City area. The program som far will be found here.
EuroPride Parade 18/8
The closing parade will be a feast of colors throughout the parade street, “Avenyn”, ending with a spectacular show and international star on a huge stage on Götaplatsen, the biggest square in Gothenburg with a capacity of 80 000 spectators.
GOTHENBURG. No matter the weather I felt the sun on the inside. There was a lot of positive energy that streamed from Heden to Götaplatsen and it didn’t end there.
GOTHENBURG. The founders realised that the rough talk that happens in changing rooms lead to crooked values that in turn lead to sexual harassment and rape. To counteract this pattern they decided to stop the problem before it starts.
GOTHENBURG. I’m a small, small part of a sea of people. And it is as if the weather wanted to help, banners are raised and people start moving.
GOTHENBURG. “Film for change” is a film project in collaboration with Kvinnofolkhögskolan. The films are made by a group of turkish LGBTQ-activists.
GOTHENBURG. Teater Kattma is like any other theater group, aside from one thing – it consists of people with different disabilities.
GOTHENBURG. Delightful opera from Divine