The World Music Stage is one of the most popular venues at Sziget, adding a lot to its multi-cultural, colorful nature. Sziget 2016 has just announced the program of the stage, which - for the first time - will be active on Day Zero as well. This year the World Music Stage will incorporate the Roma Tent, the Afro-Latin-Reggae Stage, the Hungaricum Village, creating a venue dedicated to world music in a way never seen before, offering new talent and well-known artists - and, of course, its visitors - the unparalleled Sziget feeling. World Music Stage program Day Zero visitors can attend three
The World Village Stage also has its lineup (or most of it) announced today. The official website mentions a large chunk of the names for the World Village Stage in this news article. The list is as follows: Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba Besh o droM Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Depedro DJ Click DJ Gaetano Fabri DJ Kosta Kostov El Juntacadáveres Fanfarai Fanfara Transilvania Gasmac Gilmore Gipsy Burek Orkestar Jupiter & Okwess International Kobo Town La Yegros Napra Oy Division Parno Graszt Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra Projekt Rakija Rupa & the April Fishes Romengo, Russkaja Sondorgo Terakaft The Sexican Winston McAnuff & Fixi Yasmine Hamdan Some of these, like Sondorgo, Fanfara Transilvania and Winston McAnuff have already been announced here on Sziget News. A Blues and Irish Stage, as well the
Two more acts are now self-confirmed for this year's Sziget Festival on their official MySpace pages (thanks a lot, Mellowmaniac & Gaborka78). First of all, there's Cankisou, a Czech band (from Brno), that are set to play the Sziget Festival 2010 World Music Stage on August 11, according to their official MySpace. The date is also confirmed on their official website. Then, Tony Allen is also self-confirmed on his MySpace page. Tony Allen is a very experienced drummer (and one of Africa's most appreciated). As our friend Mellowmaniac told us, As drummer of the legendary Fela Kuti he was one of the innovators of
siraic, one of our Twitter followers (by the way, if you're not following us on Twitter, you can do so by clicking here) gave us some very interesting news today. Oi Va Voi, an act that played Sziget's World Music Stage in 2009, too, will be headlining the said stage this year, too. Their presence is self-confimed on their iLike page. Oi Va Voi are set to play Sziget on August 13.
Orquestra Buena Vista Social Club have confirmed their appearance at this year's Sziget Festival on their record company website. They will play Sziget on August 11.(thanks, Mellowmaniac, gurkeyy and alessandro).
"The Finnish prophets of fictional world music", as they call themselves, will play Sziget Festival this year. Their performance will take place on August 14th, as mentioned on their website.