In 2020 everything was turned upside-down. But we will be back!

Welcome to the website for Gothenburg Culture Festival!

When it’s time for the festival, you will be able to read all kinds of useful things here – take part in the program, find information that can be useful before your visit, on-site at the festival, and more. Until then, you can, for example, read about our extensive work with various sustainability issues. We look forward to seeing you at the next festival!

Latest News

Report Gothenburg Culture Festival Summer Jobs 2020

The Gothenburg Culture Festival 2020 was cancelled, but we got three wonderful weeks with our summer workers anyway. Now the report from the period is published, (n.b. only in Swedish)….

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It was over so fast, but turned out so well

The weeks go by so fast. Just a while ago, we were ready to start up Kulturkalaset’s project with summer workers in 2020 and now, suddenly, it’s already over. Our…

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The summer workers are rushing forward on bicycles from Styr & Ställ

In these times, it is important to keep our distance and that we all contribute to reducing the spread of infection. At Gothenburg Culture Festival we are therefore very happy…

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About the festival

Gothenburg Culture Festival invests heavily in minimizing its environmental impact

Festivals that gather a large number of visitors have historically led to considerable consumption of disposable items and also a large amount of waste that is often not sorted at source. For GCF, sustainability work has long been the focus, but now the festival is raising the bar in ecological sustainability, by investing in being virtually waste-free within a few years. This is done, among other things, through the project Waste-Free Festivals, a collaboration with the City of Gothenburg’s Recycling and Water Department, with partial funding from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket) and The Swedish Waste Management Association (Avfall Sverige). The project includes a new deposit system for plates and cutlery, with the aim of largely removing the need for disposable items when serving food at festivals and similar events.

Our Mission

Gothenburg Culture Festival is carried out by Göteborg & Co, on behalf of the City of Gothenburg, with the support of Näringslivsgruppen Göteborg & Co. The festival is also funded together with our fantastic partners.