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What the Fringe ?

Quick info ​


Gothenburg Fringe

  • Currently preparing for the event's 3rd edition, taking place on 23 - 27 August 2018.

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

  • Artist call ended on 25 February with 861 artists from 59 countries sending proposals. ​


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 Majorna for uncensored, cutting-edge performance art which stimulates, educates and entertains.

Heading into our fourth year, we aim to make the 2019 event our best yet, providing the people of Gothenburg with a festival experience like no other. With over 100 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.

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