When: 09th - 16th August 2017
Where: Budapest, Hungary
“What you Szi is what you Get”
The Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary is one of the biggest music and cultural extravaganza in Europe. ‘Sziget’ meaning ‘Island’, is held every August on the Northern Budapest Island on the River Danube.
Sziget Festival includes acts from various genres and at present stages more than 1000 performances each year. So far there has been a blues stage, a jazz tent, a world music stage, alongside the main stage with popular rock concerts. Sziget Festival has oodles of other things on offer to festival goers, there is; theatre, dance, classical music, cabaret, films, fine art, crafts, literary presentations, programmes for kids, sports and other recreational activities.
Started in 1993 as a local event, the festival earlier was a congregation of various groups of Hungarian artists and rock enthusiasts. It has gradually grown into a large European fiesta, showcasing over a thousand international artists over 60 stages, from various genres, to 400,000 daily visitors!
Sziget Festival 2017 will celebrate its 24th year with performances from renowned artists namely - Korn, The Vaccines, Magnetic Man, Two Door Cinema Club, Beatsteaks, dEUS, Ministry, Bebel Gilberto, Caro Emerald... you name it!
Tickets can be purchased online. Camping facilities are also available at the venue.