Brief history of music at Sziget Festival 2024

In this OPEN CALL we are inviting all the living statue artists from around the world to join our showcase. Living Statues will be invited for the first 5 days of Sziget Festival, from the 7th to the 11th of August 2024.

Application and selection: 

Topic of the year: Brief history of music. We intend to include performances representing relevant musicians of the history or those strongly in relation to this topic.

To apply, submit this application before the deadline on 10th of April 2024, until 6 PM.

The festival's selection process will prioritize creativity, originality, and performance quality.


In case getting selected:

Selected artists will perform for two 90-minute slots per day, between 4.30-6 PM and 6.30-8 PM, for the duration of the showcase period (7 - 11 of August 2024). Sziget Festival contracts artist only with a valid international VAT number. The full artist fee is paid by bank transfer, against an official invoice within 8 days following the last performance.

Chosen performances will be provided with the following:

  • 1.200 Euro artistic fee in total for participation, including travel expenses.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights (5 performing days plus one extra day to enjoy the festival).
  • Catering on performance days at the festival (breakfast at the hotel) and transfer from/to the hotel.
  • A full Sziget Festival pass.
  • A backstage area and dressing room during the festival.

Please note that no further contribution will be provided.

Busking is not allowed.

Our partner

Staticman - Living Statue Masters from Portugal

We look forward to seeing your application and the stunning performances that will take place at the Living Statues.

Contact: [email protected]