Author: Mr Gay Europe Team

Mr Gay Europe Day 4

Mr Gay Europe has often been described as Eurovision for gay men, where the counties compete but instead of songs competing it’s gay men representing their countries on the international stage, so when Eurovison came to Mr Gay Europe, you can imagine how excited we all were. Hanne Krogh, Norwegian entrant who won in 1985 with her band Bobbysocks is royalty here in Sweden and when Managing Director, Stuart Hatton bumped into her in the Clarion hotel lobby, she wanted to know everything about Mr Gay Europe and how she could be involved. Today the delegates were treat to...

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Mr Gay Europe vs Stockholm Berserkers

The third day of Mr Gay Europe 2017 started off with an early seminar from 2016 winner, Raf from Belgium. Raf spoke about all his duties as Mr Gay Europe 2016 and how he campaigned for rainbow laces in sports around Belgium and in his college where he lectures as his full time job. All the delegates took the opportunity to chat about a winner’s journey and Raf was more than happy to share all his experiences. The second lecture of the day was presented by judge Shiona. She spoke about respect for each and how she detests the...

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Day Two in the Mr Gay Europe House…

The day started with seminars for the delegates by key note speakers who were here to chat to the boys by enriching their cultural experiences in the hope that they would pass on this knowledge to their communities back in their native countries. First to take to the stand was former Mr Gay Ireland delegate Robbie Lawlor who spoke about HIV, and the Aids and knowing the difference between the two while at the same understanding the stigma attached. Next up was President of Mr Gay Europe, Tore Asahaeim, who outside of running the MGE company is an editor...

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Welcome to Stockholm

Day One and it’s a day of arrivals full of nerves and trepidations as the 2017 Mr Gay Europe search gets off to a start. After meeting in the lobby of the Hotel Clarion Amarentan, the 2017 delegates wasted no time in putting names to faces and social media profiles soon turned into people, real people and the competition had begun. The Mr Gay Europe Team wasted no time in setting the boys their challenges, the Social Media Challenge and the Team Challenge in which they all have to work together and produce a social media video featuring all...

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Mr Gay Europe opens up!

Being the original and most transparent Mr Gay “pageant”, Mr Gay Europe takes it one step further and opens up for the public to sit in at seminars, interviews and different challenges where the delegates are competing to become the next title-holder. “Not that we expect the public to run down the doors, but just to give the public the possibility to check up on us if they want to is just to underline the kind of transparency we want for our competition,” MGE president Tore Aasheim says. This year the popular vote via the internet also counts for...

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Austin Armacost bringing star power to Stockholm

In only a few weeks’ time 12 men will compete for the title of Mr Gay Europe in Stockholm. We are pleased to announce that helping decide who walks away with the title this year will be the one and only Austin Armacost. Austin is an international cover model, TV personality, gay rights activist, and recent two time Celebrity Big Brother All Star. Adding to Austin’s list of accomplishments in the television world is his accomplishments in the fight for equality and justice around the world. In 2010 Austin joined the fight against the (Defense Of Marriage Act) in...

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