Sziget At 2o!

Topping The List Of Europe’s Leading Music Festivals, Sziget In Its 20th Year Is Coming To Visitors With A Complete Makeover.

Named Europe’s Best Major Festival last year, Sziget is gearing up to surprise regulars with a thoroughly revamped festival organization including new stages and previously unused lighting, decoration and visuals for its 20th anniversary celebrations. The festival, which brings together dozens of names from around the world, is distinguished by the sheer variety of its musicians. The styles of the bands on this year’s program range from electronic and indie to metal and Brit rock. Besides familiar mainstream bands like Placebo, The Killers, The Horrors and Korn, you can see the more alternative bands like LMFAO and The xx right alongside them. Sziget Festival, which attracts large numbers of visitors from Turkey every year, is taking place this year in Budapest, August 6 to 13. PRE-FESTIVAL FUN The entertainment starts early for visitors who arrive at the camping area ahead of time. Hungarian bands will take the stage on the pre-festival days -1 and -2, and day 0 has been reserved for international metal bands.