Finnmark Pride are mostly seriously this year, when working on a new diversity plan for the county started in Hammerfest. Organizers have also set aside some time to play and aims to be visible in the city.

Gay Flag

During Finnmark Pride 11 – August 17 in Hammerfest offers moreover the Arctic Bike Race of Norway and youth festival Sommerfeber. Folkefesten is an excellent opportunity to highlight the queer diversity, and Friday, August 15, hoisted the rainbow flag at Hammerfest Town Hall.

– We encourage other local authorities to flag that day, so we can get a rainbow belt from Hammerfest in the north to Kirkenes in the north, says the head of Finnmark Pride Gunhild Steffensen Johansen.


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