Sziget news

Sziget becomes Artists' Favourite Festival in Europe

Sziget Festival is the proud owner of multiple awards, however the acklowledgement of the European festival scene always makes us super happy! Yesterday night in Groningen at the European Festival Awards, Sziget won the award for Artists' Favorurite European Festival! How cool is that, right?

Make a Xmas wish!

Make the most of your time at Sziget Festival 2017 and wish for something super crazy and creative! Some will definitely come true next August! So, think big and let us know!

First names are announced!

Szitizens! The first pack of names just arrived! This is just the very first announcement for Sziget 2017, so prepare for many more in early-2017! Taste the vibe of the Main Stage, A38 Tent and Arena venue with the new names! Read on!

“Sziget for Christmas” winners have arrived

Here are the 25 lucky winners of the “Sziget for Christmas” pop-up sale! Check your inboxes and click here for the exact names and countries!

Dan receives an EFA Lifetime Achievements Award

This year's EFA Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Dan Panaitescu. Working on Sziget Festival since its inception, Dan was responsible for curating’s Sziget’s award-winning line-up, playing no small part in the ascent of the festival into an organisation of international renown. With the festival’s annual line-ups, Dan ensured that the festival truly catered for everyone – making him absolutely integral to Sziget’s atmosphere of inclusivity and togetherness. We lost Dan in tragic car accident this summer.

Sziget ticket as a present!

Dear Szitizens! Giving is caring! Give a Sziget experience to your loved ones for Xmas and let them know how wonderful a week of festival holiday can be! Discounted tickets are available until 31st December, but if you get your 7-day or 5-day pass until midnight of 12th December, you might have the chance to win an extra pass for your friend! We will draw 25 lucky ones, who can get an extra pass as a Xmas present!

The #sziget2016 aftermovie has now arrived!

No comment needed, just watch and re-live the unbelievable vibe of #sziget2016! We can't wait to have you all in 2017! It will be massive!

Sziget stickers now available on Viber

You need nice stickers for the everyday communication with your friends! Now Sziget has it's own sticker pack that you can use with your friends so you spread the Sziget vibe everyday! Download them on Viber and also follow the public chat, so you get exciting insight to the everydays of the Sziget staff!

Official #sziget2016 Aftermovie coming 25 November

Friday, 25 November, is a big day, as the #sziget2016 Sziget aftermovie will have it's premiere! Save the date and make sure you will be online in the afternoon!

Where to stay at Sziget?

As Sziget is a 7-Day event it is important that you have a good place to rest and take a break from all the partying, whether it’s during the day or night. Fortunately for you, Sziget offers a variety of on-site accommodation options so that you can choose the one best fit to your liking. However, if you prefer other options such as an hotel, Budapest also has plenty of places to offer. Check out the on-site accommodation options listed below!