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Gothenburg will be a forerunner in environmental and urban development and one of the world’s most progressive cities when it comes to addressing climate and environmental problems.
On 1–3 December 2016, young people up to the age of 25 from all over Europe will meet in Gothenburg to compete for the European title in vocational skills. This is the first time that the competition will be held in Scandinavia. EuroSkills is Europe’s biggest skills competition and aims to improve the quality, status and attraction of vocational training. Visitors and competitors can take part in a range of inspiring side events, including try-a-skill challenges, exhibitions and seminars. The event is free of charge.
Photo: Jorma Valkonen is Gothenburg’s official guide for visitors and events. Visitors to the website can find information on hotels, restaurants, activities, sights to see and current events.
A growing Gothenburg creates many possibilities for both the city and the region.
Find out more about how we work on developing Gothenburg economically, socially and environmentally.
The Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic region with 11,000 visits by vessels each year.
Gothenburg is an open, multicultural and growing city.
Gothenburg Culture Festival is held in August every year and is one of Scandinavia’s biggest culture festivals with over 1,5 million visits. The programme consists of over 1 000 things to do, see and listen to. Opera, art, music, carnival, theatre, literature and films. As well as food, local bands and superstars. Open to everyone and totally free.
The World Wildlife Fund WWF recently appointed Gothenburg to National Earth Hour Capital 2015. Gothenburg can now proudly continue the transition to a fossil free city!
Gothenburg is a city that has always been ‘open to the world’.
City of Gothenburg European Office (GEO) is representing Gothenburg and its key stakeholders in Brussels.
International contacts, new influences and new people are, and always have been, a strength for Gothenburg.
Gothenburg is a port city with a strategic location between Oslo and Copenhagen.