Gothenburg Culture Festival6-11 augusti 2019
6-11 augusti 2019

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August 6-11, 2019. Open to everyone and totally free.

With more than 1 million visitors Gothenburg Culture Festival is one of Scandinavia’s biggest cultural festivals. During the festival that takes place August 6-11, the streets of Gothenburg are transformed into festival stages where the visitors free of charge can enjoy a vast range of cultural experiences: opera, art, music, street performances, craft work, theatre, literature and film. Next to gastronomic culture from all over the world you can find internationally renowned musical acts as well as local bands.

This year the festival has the theme Voice & Music, which will be highly visible through the collaboration with European Choir Games – one of the largest choir festivals in Europe, that will be held in Gothenburg August 3-10.

Gothenburg Culture Festival works for sustainability in three dimensions: ecological, social and financial. The festival meets the criteria for Fairtrade City Göteborg and all food vendors at the festival meet high environmental requirements. All electricity used at the festival comes from renewable sources.

Gothenburg Culture Festival 2019 is produced by Göteborg & Co with support from the City of Gothenburg and the Trade and Industry Group at Göteborg & Co. Göteborg & Co is a municipal company of the City of Gothenburg. Gothenburg Culture Festival also receives financial support from its partners, and the program is presented in collaboration with the art and culture community of Gothenburg and the region of West Sweden.

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