28 Jan '15, 9am

'Bitcoin Funfair' will Take Digital Currency to Stockholm's Consumers

'Bitcoin Funfair' will Take Digital Currency to Stockholm's Consumers

An event dubbed the Bitcoin Funfair will take place in Stockholm next month with the aim of encouraging use of the digital currency among consumers. The event, organised by The Forumist , a group of creative Swedish individuals and bitcoin users, will host upcoming designers, entrepreneurs and vintage shops who will showcase and sell their products. To encourage shopping, visitors will be asked to exchange a minimum of 100 Swedish krona (SEK) into bitcoin, which they will be able to spend, save or exchange back into fiat currency if unused. When asked about the purpose of the event, Gustav Bagge, content creator at The Forumist, said: "We just want regular people to discover bitcoins, and help young upcoming artists, designers and innovators learn about the possibilities of permission-less innovation." The idea, he continued, was to demonstrate to people, business owners, ...

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