Sziget Festival, known as the biggest music festival in the region will be held between 10-15 August 2022. After two years of inactivity, the festival is coming back with budget-friendly meals, waste management, and improved restrooms.
Visuals and Decorations
The upcoming festival is focusing on transforming its physical appearance with the addition of the coolest decorations from the pre-pandemic era, redesigning of certain locations, and upgrading the sound and lighting equipment. Visitors will enjoy an Insta-worthy entrance across the K Bridge.
All food courts will introduce vegetarian and vegan options while every food truck will provide a "budget meal" limited to HUF 2,500 for guests on a special diet.
Waste Management and Sustainability
This year, festival organizers have introduced new dust-removal and waste management programs. They aim to recycle 50% of the rubbish accumulated during the event and minimize waste. Additionally, a carbon compensation program will be implemented for individuals travelling by plane to attend the festival.
Entrance and Shows
Visitors can access the festival only through the K Bridge which was the case last year. Various shows will be showcased at the biggest-ever circus tent while the popular local artist performance Ching Labyrinth will make a return. The dance floor will be bigger and accommodate more people, and visitors can catch theatre performances, art spaces, and break-yoga sessions at dropYard.
Questions & Answers
What is Sziget Festival? Sziget Festival is the largest music festival in the region, hosted by Budapest for six days of concerts, parties, theater performances, light shows, talks, and other communal activities. It is also known as the Island of Freedom.
When will Sziget Festival take place in Budapest? Sziget Festival will take place in Budapest from 10-15 August.
What are the improvements for Sziget Festival in Budapest this year? This year, Sziget Festival is upping its game regarding visuals with pre-pandemic decorations, redesigned locations, and upgraded sound and lighting systems. They will also have a new dust-removal process to counteract last year's dry air and massive dust. Budget meals will be available with vegetarian and vegan options and offers for guests on special diets. Additionally, the festival aims to recycle 50% of the rubbish accumulated during the festival and introduced an experimental carbon compensation program for those travelling to the festival by plane.
Where is the entrance to Sziget Festival in Budapest? The only entrance point for Sziget Festival will be the K Bridge, such as last year.
What are some of the activities offered at Sziget Festival in Budapest other than concerts? Aside from popular concerts of headliners Billie Eilish, Lorde, and Mumford & Sons, local artists will perform on every stage, and there will be theater performances, art spaces, and even shows in the biggest-ever circus tent. The popular Ching Labyrinth from previous years will also return to the festival. There will be break-yoga sessions in the dropYard, and the dance floor of Europe Stage showcasing top emerging bands from all around the world will have a bigger capacity.
Where can I find more information about Sziget Festival in Budapest, including lineup and ticket purchase? You can check Sziget Festival's official website for more info, including the lineup and ticket purchase options at www.szigetfestival.com.