One of the world’s biggest and most celebrated music and art festivals – Sziget festival – makes its return for 2018 with huge global stars for its 26th edition. From 8th-15th August, Sziget will play host to some of the most renowned names in music today across more than 50 stages, including MUMFORD & SONS, Kendrick Lamar, Liam Gallagher, BASTILLE, THE KOOKS, Kygo, Lykke Li, MØ, Parov Stelar, Zara Larsson, CLEAN BANDIT, NOTHING BUT THIEVES, BLOSSOMS, WOLF ALICE, GOO GOO DOLLS, LITTLE DRAGON, EVERYTHING EVERYTHING, CIGARETTES AFTER SEX i and more in its first line up reveal.
Set in the heart of Budapest on Óbuda Island, Sziget is a community built festival and known as the “Island of Freedom”. Sziget is dedicated to embracing diversity and has launched “Love Revolution”, using the power of the community to celebrate and bring love, acceptance, tolerance, and freedom to the heart of Budapest and beyond.
Celebrated and awarded for its line-up, Sziget took home the award for best “Line-Up of the Year” at the European Festival Awards 2017 for the second year running. Sziget stood out among 10 of the best festivals including Glastonbury, Roskilde, and Lollapalooza in the category compiled by experts and voted for by the public.