Oslo The homo-friendly capital of Norway is hosting this year’s Europride event. From 17 to 27 June, Oslo is a meeting place for gays and lesbians from all over the world. In the past three years, Cologne, Manchester and Hamburg have organized the European CSD. The focus in Oslo should be the situation of gays and lesbians in Eastern Europe, especially in the Baltic States. The organizers expect more than 50,000 visitors during the ten-day festival.