- LOCATION ⇒⇒ Budapest (Hungary)
- GENRE ⇒⇒ Rock · Punk · Metal · Pop · Reggae · Hip hop · World music · Electro
- DATES ⇒⇒ First week of August
- N. OF DAYS ⇒⇒ 4/6 days
- N. OF VISITORS ⇒⇒ ≈ 400.000
- CAMPING AREA ⇒⇒ Yes
- Muse ⋅ David Guetta ⋅ Miles Kane ⋅ Alex Turner ⋅ The Last Shadow Puppets ⋅ The Lumineers ⋅ Moloko ⋅ Roisìn Murphy ⋅ Bullet For My Valentine ⋅ Parkway Drive ⋅ Kovacs ⋅ Jess Glynne ⋅ Years & Years ⋅ The Neighborhood ⋅ Rico & Sticks ⋅ K.I.Z. ⋅ Datsik
It takes place on an island situated on the River Danube, in the part that divides Budapest between Buda and Pest, a very picturesque location.
The Sziget Festival offers an important choice in terms of musical genres, from rock to electronic music, but also reggae, metal, world music and many more! The island is divided into themed areas (rock area, metal area etc) within each of these there is the stage for the performance of the artists, up to the ‘main stage’ in which play the most important artists and the ‘world music stage’ with performances characteristic artists of world renown. Then you can walk and go from one genre to another, without even realizing it.
But there’s more! After the live music, the party continues. Throughout the night there are large marquees with electronic music dj set, where alternate world renowned dj, until morning. Here too the variety is not lacking, you can indeed go from house music to electronic music more focused, even up to the drum and bass etc.
The Sziget festival provides the appropriate camping areas where you can camp comfortably and closely with the activities of the festival itself. To use them just buy the ticket of the festival with camping included. For those who want more comfort, or if you are not a lover of camping, it’s easy to find a hotel or bed and breakfast directly in the neighborhood of the island, in order to experience the festival and then decide when you want to move in their own overnight accommodation.
In short, there is a reason why this festival since 1993 continues to be a huge success, attracting year after year more and more young men and women from around the world! Live music, DJ sets and comfort.