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Red Wine Festival in Villány

Sep 23, 2023

In addition to musical performances, traditional demonstrations and the harvest parade, cultural and gastronomic specialities and children's programs are also awaiting visitors at this year's Villány Red Wine Festival between October 6 and 8, the organizers informed MTI. According to the announcement, the largest wine, gastronomy and cultural festival in the wine region, which is […]

The Netherlands, Budapest Book Festival Guest of Honor

Sep 20, 2023

The Netherlands and American science fiction author John Scalzi will be the guests of honor at the 28th Budapest International Book Festival, which will feature 140 exhibitors, 40 foreign authors, 180 programs and more than 200 book signings between September 28 and October 1 at the Millenáris Park in Budapest. The Budapest International Book Festival […]

Korean Cultural Festival in Budapest

Aug 27, 2023

The Korean Cultural Festival in Budapest, starting on September 8, will showcase the diversity of Korean cultural heritage. The event will last for almost a month and will feature 12 programs and live broadcasts at four venues. The festival's series of concerts will showcase the many different facets of traditional Korean music, kugak, from the […]

Sziget Chief Organizer Satisfied with Attendance

Aug 16, 2023

We can't complain, this year's Sziget festival has a realistic total of 420,000 visitors, even if it is 30,000 less than last year. In 2022, the two-year hiatus due to COVID generated a huge demand for festival-going, Sziget's chief organizer, Tamás Kádár told MTI on Wednesday. "During the two missed seasons, there was a huge […]

Spectacular Revamp of Sziget's Hospitality

Aug 12, 2023

In the food courts, set up in the festival area, there is a strong focus on convenience services, an expanded international menu and special diets will be available. Festival-goers are sure to find a food court within a radius of about 150 meters, according to the organizers quoted by the financial website A total […]

Sziget’s 10,000,000th Visitor, a Hungarian Woman

Aug 11, 2023

A 32-year-old Hungarian woman has become the ten millionth visitor in the history of the Sziget Festival. The lucky festival-goer was greeted at the entrance on Friday by the main organizer, Tamás Kádár. Veronika Mikes, who arrived at the event around noon on Friday, received a lifetime pass to the festival, a rainbow flag commemorating […]

Sziget Festival Kicks Off

Aug 10, 2023

One of Europe's biggest popular music festivals, the Sziget Festival, has kicked off again this year with huge interest - it is is being held for the 30th time. And visitors have already started to fill Óbuda Island, the festival's venue. This year's festival takes place between August 10 and 15. There will be more […]

A Lot of Visitors at EFOTT and Campus Festival

Aug 7, 2023

The EFOTT and the Campus Festival attracted a large number of guests this July, the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) told MTI. EFOTT, originally launched as the National Tourism Meeting of University and College Students, was again hosted in Sukoró, near Lake Velence, southwest of Budapest, where almost nine thousand guest nights were spent between July […]

Circus Festival at Sziget

Aug 2, 2023

Cirque du Sziget, one of the most popular venues of the Szitizens, will be back in its usual place, but with more and more colourful offerings if possible. From early afternoon until late at night, the 1,000-seat large circus tent and the outdoor venues will be filled with a constant succession of exciting performances. The […]

The Largest Music Venues of Sziget

Aug 1, 2023

The sizes of the largest music venues at this year's Sziget are remarkable: the Main Stage of Sziget has an area of over 1,000 m², the Samsung Party Arena's seating area is 4,000 m², the FreeDome presented by Mastercard tent has a capacity of over 10,000 people, while the TicketSwap Colosseum is built from 3,000 […]

'Love Revolution' on the Sziget Main Stage

Jul 31, 2023

Among other things, the international performers of the Love Revolution Special program will reflect on the environment, human rights, equality and the importance of peace on the Sziget Main Stage this year. Every day, ten minutes of presentations and short speeches will raise awareness of the social changes taking place around us and the collective […]

Sziget - Another Colorful World Music Program

Jul 7, 2023

Among others, Kobo Town, Kommuna Lux, Gangar, Ti'Kaniki, Puuluup, Koza Mostra, Vinicio Capossela, Djely Tapa and Barrut will be among the world music acts on the Global Village stage at this year's Sziget Festival. From August 10 to 15, a wide range of genres and styles will line up, from Mexican cumbia punk to Celtic […]

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