Sziget Festival has organized contests all over Europe for fresh blood to show its worth on the Europe Stage on days -1 and 0. The contests are under way, but some of the winners have already been announced. Here are the lucky – and talented – ones who will have the chance to take their first step toward fame this August at the Sziget Festival 2015.
The list of Sziget Talent winners is far from being complete – we’ll keep updating it as new winners of the various local talent shows appear.
Here is what has been announced so far:
Austria – Winner yet to be announced
Belgium – The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse is an indie band from Belgium. More details here.
Update: Czech Republic – Ghost of You
Ghost of You is a Brno-based band playing something on the border of psychedelic pop and indie, with distinctive vocals and a fresh, effervescent style. (Thanks mirex)
Finland – Blind Channel
A young and talented violent pop band, confirmed as the winner of the Finnish take on the Sziget talent show. The exact date of the gig is yet to be announced.
France – Joe Bel
She performed for the first time in 2012, alone on the stage with a guitar, she is now at her second EP “Hit the Roads”.
Germany – Winner yet to be announced
Hungary – Winner yet to be announced
Italy – Winner yet to be announced
Poland – The Feral Trees, playing a mixture of dark rock and folk tunes.
Portugal – Winner yet to be announced
Romania – Tony Baboon, a “Tropical Jazz, Acoustic Trip-Hop, Surreal Rap, Surreal Reggae, Psychedelic Pop, World Music” act
Spain – Winner yet to be announced
Sweden – Winner yet to be announced
Ukraine – Onuka (thanks chudo_pahan)
Onuka is an electro project from Ukraine with members like Eugene Filatov (frontmen in The Maneken), Nata, former vocalist of Tomato Jaws (Ukraine) and KOOQLA (Russia)
Update – Netherlands – The Cosmic Carnival
Described as a band playing “dreamy pop”, The Cosmic Carnival will not just play on the Talent Stage of the Sziget Festival, but also during the Warm-Up Party and the Detox Afterparty.