Sweden’s ‘man-free’ festival now has a name

New details have been revealed about the “man-free” festival proposed by a Swedish comedian in response to reported sexual assaults at concerts as an attempt to crowdfund the event picks up pace.

Emma Knyckare first suggested the concept on Twitter in July in response to reported sexual offences at the Bråvalla festival in Norrköping. The positive reaction prompted her to consider making the event happen.