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Gingerbread House 2017

Photo: Viktoria Garvare. 2017.
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Skeppsholmen, Stockholm

Gingerbread House 2017

Gingerbread House 2017 is a fragrant exhibition of imaginative gingerbread houses. It is also a competition in which children, young people, adults, amateurs and professionals build and create side by side.

This year’s theme: Boundless

We have encouraged all bakers to challenge themselves and their gingerbread dough to reinterpret what a gingerbread house can be. The bakers, as always, have enjoyed complete freedom as to how they interpret the theme. This year, they have been advised to push the limits even further – to challenge themselves, convention and the material itself.

Members of this year's jury:

Rahel Belatchew, Architect

Frida Leijon, Swedish Confectioner or the year 2016

Pablo Londono, Designer

Walter Sundling, Sweden’s youngest Masterchef 2017

Björn Wallsten, instigator of the year’s theme: Boundless

This year’s winners

All the entries submitted competed to be the Gingerbread House of the Year. The jury has selected a winner in each category and the votes of the public prize have been counted. Here, all winners are announced!

Public prize

Photo: Viktoria Garvare. 2017. Winner of the "Public prize": Entry number 57

Children under 12

Photo: Viktoria Garvare. 2017. First prize "Children under 12": Entry number 23

Anyone else who loves baking

Photo: Viktoria Garvare. 2017. First prize "Anyone else who loves baking": Entry number 36

Architects, designers and bakers

Photo: Viktoria Garvare. 2017. First prize "Architects, designers and bakers": Entry number 70