Press release -
How we make EuroPride in Oslo affordable for our international guests
Today the EuroPass is launched for sale. Oslo Pride, the organizers of EuroPride 2014, in cooperation with the City Tourist Board, VisitOSLO, have created the EuroPass to make the visit of international guest as affordable and comfortable as possible.
”With the EuroPass now ready for sale, we hope to see many ‘lgbt’ from Europe in Oslo this summer”, says Heidi Thon, Director Marketing and Sales at VisitOSLO, ”The City of Oslo welcomes you to EuroPride, and we have made the EuroPass to make your stay as easy-going and affordable as possible”.
“The EuroPass may be the only event-specific ticket our visitors need to buy”, says Stein Runar Østigaard, Chairman of the Oslo Pride board, “and this is because the main events of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo are already free and open for everyone to enjoy”.
Why buy the EuroPass
The EuroPass will be sold for 720 NOK. With it our guests can secure themselves tickets to the biggest EuroPride parties; The Closing Party and The Ladies Night. The EuroPass also includes the 72 hour Oslo Pass, which gives you free travel on all public transport, free entry to more than 30 museums and attractions, free entry to outdoor swimming pools, discounts on sightseeing, special offers in restaurants, shops, entertainment and leisure venues, free entrance at the exhibitions of our pride partners, The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History and the Nobel Peace Center, and much more.
“Buy the EuroPass and make your stay in Oslo even more enjoyable and remember not to miss out on the biggest EuroPride parties and discounts”, says the Chairman of Oslo Pride, and welcomes the whole of Europe to Oslo and EuroPride 2014.
Fact about OsloPride:
- EuroPride in Oslo will be held from Friday 20th June to Sunday 29th June 2014. During our ten-day festival, we shall, through art, culture, politics and parties, put human rights and lhbtiq issues on the agenda.
- In 2014 Oslo Pride hosts EuroPride for the second time. The first time was in 2005, and since then cities like London (2006), Madrid (2007), Stockholm (2008), Zurich (2009), Warsaw (2010), Rome (2011), London (World Pride 2012) and Marseille (2013) have hosted EuroPride.
- Oslo Pride has a long tradition to build on. The festival was first held in 1974, and has been held in different forms and venues every year since 1982.
Oslo Pride is the largest Pride festival in Norway, and in 2014 we are the hosts of EuroPride.
EuroPride in Oslo will be held from Friday 20th June to Sunday 29th June 2014. During our ten-day festival, we shall through art, culture, politics and parties set human rights and lhbtiq issues on the agenda.