Sziget Festival 2014
Performing: Queens Of The Stone Age, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Placebo, The Prodigy, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, Lily Allen, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, Jake Bugg, London Grammar, Tom Odell, Miles Kane, Laidback Luke, Ska-P, Darkside, Bonobo, La Roux, Stromae, Die Fantastischen Vier, Klaxons, Michael Kiwanuka, Palma Violets, The Big Pink, Brody Dalle, Kavinsky, Jagwar Ma, Fink, Borgore and Starlight Girls
Obudai Island or Obuda Island is one of the Danube's Islands in Budapest. It plays host to the Sziget Festival every year which has won many awards including 'Best Major European Festival'. It was nicknamed Shipyard Island because it was once the southern end of the Obuda Shipyard. This beautiful location is a perfect place for a festival.
There is wheelchair access.
General Access Info
There are disabled facilities.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. We cannot issue refunds to under 14s who are not accompanied by an adult.
Entry is free for all children under 11 years of age.
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SZIGET FESTIVAL - Island of Freedom
Proud winner of the "Best European Major Festival” award in 2012
Sziget Festival is one of the biggest multicultural events of Europe, starting in 1993 and already celebrating its 22nd edition. The festival attracts almost 400 000 fans from over 70 countries to a beautiful island in the heart of Budapest, providing a complete festival-holiday experience with non-stop party, great live concerts, a widely international community and all the touristic features the city has to offer.
Sziget is the Island of Freedom that could also be regarded as an independent state. It’s many festivals in one, a week long non-stop event with approx. 50 program venues and around 200 programs daily. Performing bands range from the biggest names of the international pop/rock scene to stars of world and electronic music, but you will also find metal, folk, jazz, blues, alternative and even classical tunes, while you are wondering around the huge festival area.
Sziget is not just about music, as it offers several other cultural programs, like theatre, circus, or exhibitions. It also has a beach section where fans can truly enjoy the summer and the Danube. This is the only big festival where you will find authentic Roma music and even a gay-lesbian venue. And we shouldn’t forget about the fact that the festival is in the middle of Budapest, a touristic city with a lively cultural scene, beautiful historic buildings, Turkish spas and special ’ruin pubs’.