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Sweden to host EuroPride 2018

Sweden to host EuroPride 2018

Stockholm knows how to put on a colorful Pride!

It’s often considered one of the most LGBTI-friendly countries in Europe – and in 2018, the

Swedish cities of Gothenburg and Stockholm will join forces to host Europride, it has been announced.

Stockholm Pride and Gothenburg’s West Pride will split the duties, the European Pride Organisers Association has decided.

Anneli Hulthén, Mayor of Gothenburg, enthused in a statement: ‘It is with great joy that I welcome EuroPride 2018 to Gothenburg! The rights of LGBT individuals are human rights and human dignity is international. Together, we can make a difference in the world.’

Stockholm previously hosted EuroPride in 1998 and 2008; this year, it was held in Riga, Latvia (for our report, click here).

Stockholm will also host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. To read our report on this year’s Stockholm Pride, click here.

Next year’s EuroPride will be held in Amsterdam. For more information about EuroPride, click here.