ABOUT GOTHENBURG'S 400TH ANNIVERSARY

Our mission

We celebrate by working together to make our city an even better place, and for many years to come. But what does that actually mean?

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The history of Gothenburg

Learn more about our 400-year-old history.

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Power to the Youth

Power to the Youth

Power to the youth is a young reference group for Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary.

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The focus years 2015-2022

The road to Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary has been just as important as the celebration. Every year since 2015, a focus has shed a light on what is already being done and make Gothenburg a better city.

Focus 2022: Health

The focus aimed to create support for a common theme.

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Focus 2019: Knowledge and Enlightenment

The city was focusing especially on education, research and skills provision.

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Focus 2018: Go Global

International collaborations and preparations for how the world will be invited to celebrate Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary was strengthened.

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Focus 2017: Green and Grand City

A year with focus on the city’s wide range of parks and gardens, but at the same time focus on new green initiatives.

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Focus 2016: Culture

More culture to the people! The focus this year was on the rich culture in Gothenburg.

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Focus 2015: Created by and Including Young People

During the first focus year, the focus was on the young people’s initiatves and influence.

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