MTV Live HD will be broadcasting some Sziget Festival 2011 gigs, in case you want to remember the wonderful Sziget mood. Included so far are Sziget Festival performances from White Lies, La Roux, Interpol, as well as Kasabian (pictured). If you are lucky enough to live in a country in which MTV Live HD is available – you can check out the list of countries here – you can enjoy some of last year’s performances again. According to the schedule (PDF file), things will start off this Sunday with White Lies, at 22:00 CET. Also, you will be able to see La Roux (on
A very cool video (and HD, too), of The Prodigy performing at Sziget 2011 has been posted to YouTube and the band's community page. Watch it below.
Here's a really great unofficial Sziget 2011 video documentary, kinda summing up a part of our favorite festival's mood. Or, in the words of the authors: There are lots of videos out there about the concerts at Sziget. We chose instead to make this 'visual documentary' to synthesize the ENTIRE Sziget Universe that every year exists for a week on Obudai Island. From the concerts to the camp life, from the Stars performing to the 'normal' people screaming with joy, the food, the street artists, and everything in between. We try to show every aspect of what makes Sziget so special to
Just to remember the fabulous days of Sziget 2011, here's the new video by White Lies, "The Power & The Glory". It was filmed at Sziget 2011 and you will probably feel the urge to play it over and over again. Enjoy!
Another Sziget is over, and we can't wait for the 2012 edition already. Feel free to share your memories (and everything else you want) with everybody else here on the site!
We hope everyone has the best festival experience ever this year! As always, we'll be checking our email during Sziget, so feel free to send us your stories, pics, videos and whatever else. They'll definitely be published on Sziget News. P.S.: some info from our friend Milan: Dutch DJ duo Egyptian lovers will be at sziget this year at the Dutch meetingpoint, Saturday at 10 o' clock.
The official Facebook has announced that the official Sziget iPhone and Android app is finally released. You can use it to schedule your festival and be announced 10 minutes before the shows you want to attend are starting. You can also use it to check in, to share photos, as well as to fid your way around the island, using an interactive map. Here are the download links: Android app iPhone app
According to the program on Szigetfest.eu, one of the official sites, Ayo has been replaced by Ana Moura at the Europe Stage. Ana Moura will play Sziget on August 10, at 20:40.
The Sziget official site has just published something many of us have been waiting for - the Sziget 2011 map. Make sure you save it to your computer!
Some very bad news came yesterday. Amy Winehouse, an artist that was supposed to headline Sziget this year, has passed away yesterday in London. May she rest in peace! Amy Winehouse had cancelled her Sziget performance a while ago. She was replaced by 30 Seconds to Mars in the Sziget 2011 line up.