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Sziget 2016 lineup poll

sziget 2016 lineup poll

With the Sziget 2016 lineup almost complete and passes almost sold out, it’s time for you to have your say in the Sziget 2016 lineup poll. We’ve had some pretty cool announcements, some big names, tons of smaller ones to discover (and maybe turn into big ones for the next few years), so it will be  [ Read More ]

Sziget Passes to be Sold Out by the End of June

sziget passes to be sold out soon

95% of the seven-day Sziget passes the 2016 edition have been sold, and they continue to sell like hot cakes, according to the event’s lead organizer, Gerendai Károly. If they continue to be this popular, all of them might be gone by the end of June. If this happens, Sziget will only be able to  [ Read More ]

Announcement: The Chemical Brothers, Editors and More

Sziget has made the final major announcement before the start of the 2016 edition of the festival. The Chemical Brothers were hinted to be one of the names announced today – and they were, indeed. Here is the list of the new names announced: The Chemical Brothers Editors Tinie Tempah Laidback Luke BØRNS Boy Kasra  [ Read More ]

Announcement: New Names @ Europe Stage 2016

Europe Stage 2016

While this might not have been the announcement we’ve all been waiting for, Sziget finally broke the silence about a series of new acts. This time, the performers we’ll have the chance to see at the Europe Stage. New names for the Europe Stage 2016 Without further ado, here is the list: I Ministri (I)  [ Read More ]

Top 10 Landmarks and Sights to See in Budapest

Top 10 Landmarks and Sights to See in Budapest

If you are on your first visit to Budapest, you will surely be amazed by its beauty. It’s a city with a rich heritage, combining East and West, modern and old, in a truly unique way. And it has landmarks, so many sights to see… so, if you happen to have a day with just  [ Read More ]

Colosseum in 2016: John Digweed, Tale of Us, Others

Colosseum in 2016

Sziget Netherlands was the first to announce the lineup for Colosseum in 2016. Aside from the DJs on the list below, there will be local Hungarian DJs mixing from 12PM and the break of dawn every day. The announcement was apparently made a bit too early, and it has now been taken down from Sziget  [ Read More ]

Sziget NL Announces Several Local Acts

Europe Stage 2016

Sziget NL announced several Dutch acts to be added to the Sziget 2016 lineup today. All of them will perform on the Europe Stage. Without further ado, here are the names. Europe Stage John Coffey is a Dutch punk rock/post hardcore band, influenced by bands like Refused, The Ghost of a Thousand or Every Time  [ Read More ]

Non-Musical Programs at Sziget 2016

non-musical programs

In the last few weeks, we’ve seen lots of exciting – and perhaps not so exciting – acts announced to perform on one of Sziget 2016’s stages. But let’s not forget that Sziget is not just another music festival. This year, just like in the past, they will offer their visitors a variety of non-musical  [ Read More ]

Some New Performers Announced by Sziget 2016

sziget performers and map

In a major press release, Sziget 2016 has shed a bit more light on what visitors can expect to see at this year’s edition, adding some new performers to a variety of stages. So, without further ado, here are the names and their stages – what we know so far. Main Stage Performers – No  [ Read More ]

The Chemical Brothers

This year Sziget will last for seven days – five full days, plus the Day -1 and the Day Zero – but from Wednesday to Wednesday, just like in the old times. The event’s organizers will try to top last year’s atmosphere, focus more on environmental awareness, hygiene, visuals and the quality of services. The  [ Read More ]

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