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452.000 Szitizens united at #sziget2017

Szitizens! This was just amazing! Thank you so much for being part of this incredible journey! Thank you for making Sziget once again unforgettable! We hope to see you in 2018!

Change in program! Rita Ora and Clean Bandit has cancelled

We are sad and at the same time very much disappointed because both Clean Bandit and Rita Ora has cancelled their gig at Sziget. We are disappointed, but already in negotiations to find you two wonderful artists to fill in the slots before Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! We are 100% positive that we are going to have a crazy-super Saturday at Sziget! Keep in touch! Sziget Team


Mandoki Soulmates returns to Budapest

The super group of the legendary Leslie Mandoki, Mandoki Soulmates returns to Budapest the night before the 25th Sziget Festival starts. The icons of the jazzrock world gave their first concert in 1994, at the first Sziget Festival that presented not only Hungarian but international artists as well.

​Hello Hungary, Hello Sziget! New 3-day weekend tickets for Sziget!

The Hungarian Tourism Agency and Sziget Cultural Management introduces a new ticket type for Sziget for those who would love to have a 3-day weekend getaway in the city of Budapest, while getting a taste of Sziget, one of the best major music & art festivals of Europe. Read on for more information!

Program schedule is now out!

Hello Szitizens! The program schedule is being uploaded continuously, so start preparing for Sziget! Check for all important information!

Budapest Experience winners!

With our Budapest experience promotion more than 400 gifts were offered in a lottery! Here you can check the winners of the 5th round and also the winner of the Main Prize!

The Chainsmokers @ Sziget2017!

Sziget is happy to welcome The Chainsmokers in the Sziget line-up! The detailed program will arrive very shortly, so you can start preparing your Sziget week

Special service for our Szitizens using wheelchairs

Are you a wheelchair user, do you need assistance for your Sziget adventure? Come to Sziget alone and we will guide you on this journey!

7-day or 5-day pass?

You are not sure which pass to get? What is the difference between the 7-day and 5-day pass? Read on to learn all major differences!


P!NK is coming to Sziget

We are very excited to host P!NK once again at the Island of Freedom. She will open the headline slot of the 7-day party, 9 August, 2017. Discounted tickets are available until 31 May.

New names are announced!

Wiz Khalifa, Rita Ora, Paul Van Dyk and five more artists are confirmed for the 25th Sziget Festival!

The Xmas winners just arrived

Every year we ask you Szitizens to submit your wildest dreams, so we can make them come true at Sziget! We already hosted weddings, organized birthday parties, made unique costumes and many more! This year we will have more than 15 wishes! Check them out!

22 new names in the line-up!

Sziget has now added 22 new names to the line-up! Check names here and also learn where they have been confirmed to!

18 new names announced to #sziget2017 lineup

Today 18 new names have been announced to the #sziget2017 line-up! Kasabian, Flume, Crystal Fighters, Billy Talent and many more will be at the 25th Island of Freedom! Read on for more names!


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?

“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!


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!


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!


Peek into the Szitizen Prime package

Become a Szitizen Prime for #sziget2017 and let’s celebrate the 25th Sziget together! The Szitizen Prime holders are the first inhabitants of the Island of Freedom, and you can become one by buying your 7-Day or 5-Day Pass in the first 25 hours of ticket sales. If you do this, you will also receive a Szitizen Prime package delivered to your address! What is in a Szitizen Prime Package? Find out here!


The Szitizen Prime deal for #sziget2017

Become a Szitizen Prime for #sziget2017 and let’s celebrate the 25th Sziget together! Szitizen Primes are the very first inhabitants, who plan to conquer the island next August. This time wanna-be Szitizen Primes can buy passes with a special discount, while a special Szitizen Prime package, full of goodies will also arrive to their home until Xmas! There is even more: the draw for the very exclusive Szitizen Prime VIP packages! Are you ready???


Become a Szitizen Prime - 25th September!

The countdown for #sziget2017 is ON! Join us for the 25th Sziget Festival! Come and celebrate with us! Become a Szitizen Prime and get your tickets among the very firsts! Ticket sales starts 5 PM (CET), 25th September, 2016! If you buy your ticket in the first 25 hours you will become a Szitizen Prime! Shortly we will let you know the details… ;)


496.000 Szitizens @ Sziget2016!

We were 496.000 Szitizens together at #sziget2016! We had so much fun with you all, hope you also had a fantastic time! See you at Sziget2017 -> 9-16 August, 2017!