Gothenburg’s
Anniversary

Join us as we celebrate 400 years of Gothenburg!
June 2 – September 3, 2023

SOME HIGHLIGHTS

Gothenburg’s Anniversary Festival

June 2-5, 2023, the celebration kicks off with four days full of festivities in Frihamnen. Come and be part of the celebration and engage in all kinds of music, entertainment, food, activities and much more!

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Prototyping Gothenburg – the city as an exhibition

Experience Prototyping Gothenburg any time this summer, as it takes place June 2 – September 3. The exhibition highlights initiatives that work actively to accelerate a sustainable transition in the city. All this can be seen along a walkway that stretches from Frihamnen, to Ringön, across the bridge Hisingsbron, to the city centre and Kronhuskvarteret.

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Discover the street art of West Sweden

The West Sweden Street Art Trail (WSSAT) maps all the street art in West Sweden and gives you an overview of the world-leading street art that is collected in the region.

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En man och en kvinna står vid en cykel och tar en selfie framför Gustav II Adolf på Gustaf Adolfs torg.

The Anniversary in brief

The city of Gothenburg has had its 400th anniversary as a milestone for the city’s development for more than 10 years. Read more about what this has generated.

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Årsrika Gothenburg 400

A festival for all ages. Cultural activities and lectures on the theme of ageing. Theatre, music and much more!

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The playground Utflyktslekplatsen in the park Jubileumsparken.

Guide: 5 Anniversary Initiatives you have to check out

Incredible urban development has taken place throughout Gothenburg. The result? Lots of fantastic places to visit. Gothenburg.com has listed five of them.

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CALENDAR

NEWS

This will be the new harbour bath in the park Jubileumsparken

02 November 2022

The new harbour bath in the park Jubileumsparken will have something for everyone. Pools with salt and fresh water to swim, jump and dive in. Places to sunbathe, hang out or take a walk.

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Contest – Win a Jubilee Experience!

02 Juni 2022

In the summer of 2023, we will finally celebrate Gothenburg's 400th anniversary together. We draw attention to this with a contest where you get to experience the anniversary from the first floor, with a residence…

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Compete to Make The Film Festival's Most Watched Film!

18 Maj 2022

As a part of Gothenburg's anniversary celebrations next year, the Gothenburg Film Festival together with the 400th anniversary announces a competition where anyone, from professional to amateur, can submit a film…

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Prototyping Gothenburg – The city as an exhibition during the summer of 2023

07 April 2022

In the summer of 2023, when Gothenburg celebrates its 400th anniversary, the city's public space will become an exhibition arena under the name Prototyping Gothenburg. An exhibition that focuses on solutions and…

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A SELECTION OF ANNIVERSARY PROJECTS

Gothenburg’s 400th Anniversary isn’t only a celebration – it has also driven urban development through projects that are based on ideas from thousands of Gothenburg citizens.

The park Jubileumsparken

Gothenburg locals have wished for more green areas and getting closer to the water. This has resulted in a public park with a swimming pool, sauna and other activities.

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Poesi på ett brunnslock.

Rain Gothenburg

With the vision to make Gothenburg the greatest city when it rains, Rain Gothenburg was created. The project uses rain as a tool for creative solutions.

 

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The new bridge Hisingsbron

The bridge was inducted in 2021 and binds different areas of the city together. Cross it however you please; walk, bike, drive or go by bus or tram.

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Kulturhuset Bergsjön – a cultural centre

Gothenburg’s new cultural centre by Rymdtorget in Bergsjön. Here you can explore, experience and create culture in various ways.

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