Gothenburg Exhibition (1923)

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The Gothenburg Tercentennial Jubilee Exposition, or in Swedish Jubileumsutställningen i Göteborg was a world's fair held in Gothenburg, in 1923,[1] marking 300 years since the city was founded.[2][3] The fair opened 8 May and ran until 30 September[4]

Exhibits and buildings[edit]

One site was an existing gardened area (Liseberg) was opened to the public for the exhibition,[2] hosted several pavilions, including an industrial art house, an exports exhibition, a congress hall and a machine hall and amusement rides including a carousel.[5]

The Arts and Craft Pavilion was designed by Hakon Ahlberg and the arts exhibition pavilion by Sigfrid Ericson and Arvid Bjerke.[6] David Wallin had a solo exhibition in here including his paintings Summer and Springtime in the forest.


The Liseberg site continued as an amusement park, and is now the most visited tourist attraction in Sweden,[2] receiving 3 million visits annually[7]

The arts exhibition building is now a contemporary arts gallery, the Göteborgs Konsthall[6] near to the extant Götaplatsen square which was inaugurated for the fair.


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  1. ^ Pelle, Kimberley D. "Appendix D:Fairs Not Included". In Findling, John E. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 414. ISBN 9780786434169.  Missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ a b c "Liseberg - Liseberg Park". Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Trappsteg's buddy icon World Exhibition 1923 in Gothenburg". Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Jubileumsutställningens i Göteborg 1923 officiella vyalbum. Axel Eliassons Konstforlag, Stockholm. 
  6. ^ a b "ABOUT". Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Liseberg Gothenburg, Liseberg Gotheborg, Liseberg Christmas | Gothenburg Guide". Retrieved 8 March 2012.