On the first of Advent, as usual, the world's largest straw goat is inaugurated on Slottstorget (Castle Square) in Gävle. However, the building of the goat begins much earlier, in the autumn.
Watch how the straw mats are tied onto the wooden frame of the Gävle Goat.
See the third and final part about how the Gävle Goat is built. On the first of Advent, the world's largest straw goat is inaugurated.
Follow the Gävle Goat on Twitter for quick updates on his current status!
The Gävle Goat is a social guy and likes to share his daily life. Read his blog to get to know him better!
Are you a big fan of #GoatSelfies? Check out the Gävle Goat on Instagram. And don't forget to hashtag! #GavleGoat #ShareGavle
Come and see Gävle’s biggest celebrity in December. The thirteen metre high Gävle goat adorns Slottstorget in Gävle every year from the first advent.
Here you can find souvenirs of the Gavle Goat. Who knows, you might stumble over a nice gift for yourself or for someone special!