Skip to content

Cinema and culture stage

Draken

Theatre, meeting hall and venue for all forms of entertainment and culture..

The cinema Draken is located at Järntorget and started in 1956. Today Draken is the main cinema and festival center at the annual Gothenburg International Film Festival (January-February).

The cinema’s regular activities ended in 1995 and the auditorium is now used only on special occasions for showing commercial films. Draken has a 20-meter wide cinema screen and the total area is 102 square feet. Draken has retained its original 713 seats, divided into 27 rows.

Draken is a classical and mythical meeting place and stage for all forms of entertainment and culture. It is a perfect venue for conferences, movie  screenings, live opera and also a stage for stand-up comedians, lecturers and troubadours.