What the Fringe ?

Quick info ​


Gothenburg Fringe

  • Currently preparing for our seventh edition, taking place on 7-11 September 2022.

  • The city is our stage - be ready to discover art in unexpected places.

  • This year's artist call is over, but we're aiming to build a year-round programme, so if you want to share your art with Gothenburg, get in touch. ​


Nordic Fringe Network

  • The Nordic Fringe Network (NFN) aims to simplify systems and provide economical touring opportunities for artists applying to one or more of the Fringe festivals in the Nordic region.

About Gothenburg Fringe


The Gothenburg Fringe is an explosion of creativity. Join us at unique and unexpected venues across the city for uncensored, cutting-edge performance art which stimulates, educates and entertains.

Heading into our seventh year, big and bold is our motto and we're set to make the 2022 event our best yet, providing the people of Gothenburg with a festival experience like no other. With over 150 performances of all shapes and sizes, there's a show out there for you - this is art for everyone!

Fringe Concept

The tale of Fringe, which began in 1947 in the margins of the Edinburgh International Festival and grew to a movement of over 200 festivals around the world, is a fascinating one. Discover more about its origins on the Edinburgh Fringe website.