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Westeros in Sweden? Swedish city makes Game of Thrones video for New Year

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Westeros in Sweden? Swedish city makes Game of Thrones video for New Year
A screenshot of one of the buildings in the Game of Thrones style video. Photo: Västerås Stad
14:02 CET+01:00
Swedish city Västerås evoked its Game of Thrones namesake Westeros in a spectacular video to welcome in the New Year.

The clip, which mimics the opening to the hit HBO series but replaces the likes of King's Landing and Winterfell with local landmarks such as the cathedral and Kokpunkten swimming centre, was projected onto Västerås City Hall as revellers counted down to the start of 2018.

READ ALSO: Westeros, Västerås and how Game of Thrones is like Sweden

The crowds who braved the cold were then treated to a fireworks and light show – but no dragons this time.

Watch the video below.

 
 
 
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