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.
Stockholm will also host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Next year’s EuroPride will be held in Amsterdam.
For more information about EuroPride, click here.