«Tervetuloa» Finland!

For the first time in the MGE history Finland is taking part in the competition – and what a debut! 26 years old Janne Tiilikainen is studying business administration and ready to compete for the title of Mr Gay Europe. Blond and with blue eyes he looks of a...

Greetings from Norway!

Hi guys, As you can see from the video, I’m in Norway, working on the new edition of Mr. Gay Europe. The president of Mr Gay Europe Tore Aasheim and I have been working hard – day and night – and, I can tell you, this is going be one of the greatest...

Happy 17th May!

Today Norway celebrates “Constitution Day” and this year the celebration is somewhat special, this is the first May 17 after the horrific terror attack last summer, where 77 people were killed, most of them young people that took part in a political summer camp...

Today I have been black

Today I have been a black person, or rather, a non-white individual. Entering the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg I realized that the ticket I got in the ticket booth randomly had made me “non-white” – more or less in the same way Mother Nature made me white when I...

Out of Africa

As I writing these words I am in my room at Askari Game Lodge, about two hours’ drive outside Johannesburg. I have just been on a safari watching lions, wild beasts and antelopes, and right now, on the outside off my porch, down in a pond a grumpy hippo is complaining...