As you may remember, iLL SkiLL Squad performed at Sziget last year. Now, they’re working on a documentary that shows their experience at Sziget 2012. As we found out from them, the documentary will be a short one – around 15 minutes. It will cover the whole Sziget journey: the Vice train where a few of them were DJ-ing and the whole week at Sziget, both performing every day as well as partying. Basically, this documentary shows the Sziget experience through the eyes of iLL SkiLL Squad, which could be a pretty cool perspective on things. They are are planning to release it around June/July
UPDATE: The Italian Sziget office wrote us an email saying that the comment was not actually posting anything, just chating with one of Sziget's avid fans about her decision on coming to Sziget this year or not. They are also hoping for an early announcement, just like all Sziget fans, but they do not know anything about it yet. The first official name for Sziget Festival 2013 should be announced soon. At least according to a reply from the administrator of the Sziget Italia Facebook page to a question by a fan. The answer was “we’ll give you a name soon”, as you
Miss Sziget 2012? Well, this could do a bit to ease your pain. The Sziget 2012 aftermovie is ready and posted. That’s right. over 7 minutes, as a conclusion to this summer’s week of fun. And who knows, maybe you can spot each other in it. Anyway, the organizers have posted it and you can watch it below, too. Enjoy!
Sziget is competing in the European Festival Awards again this year. Last year, it has won the Best Major Festival award and, with your vote, it could do well this year, too. Another festival by the Sziget organizers, Balaton Sound, is another entry in the competition. You can vote until November 7 here and win tickets to each one of the winning festivals. The top 10 festivals in each category will be announced on November 12 and the ceremony in which the winners will be announced is set to take place in January.
Sziget Espana Official has posted a cool video from the Sziget 2012 live video stream. It features Caro Emerald and her great band. She’s playing “A Night Like This” at the Sziget 2012 Main Stage and it’s quite good to remember how that performance was. Check out the video. Have you been to Caro Emerald’s show at Sziget 2012? Did you enjoy it?
We had an awesome Sziget 2012, but now it's your turn. How was Sziget 2012 for you? Did you have tons of fun? What new bands did you discover and what bands you knew did you enjoy live? Did you check out things like the Luminarium or the East-European Funfair? Leave a comment and tell everyone.
Sziget 2012 is now history. It was an edition that turned out pretty good, especially since, as our lineup poll said, too, the lineup wasn't to everyone's expectations. As always, the last day had something sad in it, but that didn't mean there weren't some great performances. Everybody had tons of fun with bands like Mando Diao and The Killers - on the Main Stage, Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra, Fanfara Ciocarlia, Leningrad or Rotfront on the World Music Stage, or Karen Caroll at the Blues Pub. Not to mention Amon Amarth and Magnetic Man at the Arena. Another Sziget wraps up,
The last day of Sziget, the last day of the live Sziget 2012 broadcast on the official YouTube channel of the festival. Here are the scheduled performances for today, in case you’re watching Sziget 2012 from home. 3:00 PM The Subways Pop-Rock Main Stage 3:00 PM Freshfabrik A38 Stage 4:00 PM Figli Di Madre Ignota OTP Bank World Music Stage 4:30 PM Paolo Nutini Pop-Rock Main Stage 6:30 PM Rotfront OTP Bank World Music Stage 7:45 PM Leningrad OTP Bank World Music Stage 9:30 PM Goran Bregovic and the Wedding and Funeral Band OTP Bank World Music Stage 9:40 PM The Ting Tings A38 Stage 11:30 PM Yonderboi A38 Stage