Call for Applications
for “NGO Island” 2024


Sziget Cultural Management Ltd. (SCM) is announcing the application for this year’s festival taking place August 7 - August 12, 2024. The application is open for all non-governmental organizations active in any of the EU member countries to submit proposals for their participation at the Sziget Festival’s “NGO Island” venue.

Proposals can be submitted by non-governmental organizations (associations and foundations) that have been active and incorporated at least for one year. The activities of the applicants should be implemented under the special environment of the festival and should focus on the education, integration, and prevention and solution of problems concerning the 16 to 35 age group.

We expect program proposals that clearly demonstrate the social benefits of the applicant’s activity and that aim at engaging and involving visitors of the festival. The SCM can accommodate forty organizations at its program venue.

NGOs can apply for:

6 day long, or 3 day long participation at the NGO Island program venue.

SCM will provide all basic technical necessities (reserved space, tent, electricity) to the selected applicants so they can implement their program on the “NGO Island” venue.
We would like to draw the applicant’s attention that to enter the festival in 2024 SCM will provide reduced-cost professional tickets that have to be payed by the applicants.
Selected applicants also have to cover their costs of travel, accommodation, catering, as well as any materials and services needed to execute their activities.

We will give preference to those applicants that:

  • have an international impact and are planning to implement high quality professional activities.
  • conduct their activities in multiple languages.

Private individuals, governmental, municipal, profit-oriented, and political organizations as well as music bands and artists are excluded from the application process.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 17, 2024, 8pm. Results of the tender will be announced on Friday, May 26, 2024.

All applicants will be notified in e-mail about the decision.
After personal verification, the formal agreement between the applicant and Sziget Cultural Management Ltd. about the conditions of participation will be signed by 31, July 2024 at the latest.

SCM reserves the right to take into consideration the proposed activities, the applicant organization’s history of successful projects, the objectives, program, possibilities and facilities of the festival.

Further information and online application form
Andrea Vidó
Sziget Zrt.
[email protected]