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European Festival Awards ceremony tonight

The European Festival Awards ceremony takes place tonight, and we just want to wish Sziget good luck. Sziget is nominated in the Best Major Festival category, a category it has won last year. Let’s hope the same happens tonight. The list of nominees is available here. More event details here.

Vote for Sziget!

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.

Possible Sziget 2009 artists

We always said our readers are the best readers a website can have (they're Sziget Festival goers, so how else could they be?). And to confirm this, Szigetnews friend Mellowmaniac has made an effort for all of us, and we thank him for it. He gathered together almost all of the acts that are playing the bigger European festivals this summer, along with the dates when those performances are scheduled. As he says, some of them will surely be at Sziget, as we know Sziget organizers tend to get acts that are nearby at that time.  Here's what he came up with: I

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