Sunday 5 August 2012 — Monday 13 August 2012
Óbudai Island, Budapest, Hungary
Sziget has loads of other things on offer to festival goers, as well as the music, there is; theatre, dance, classical music, cabaret, performances, films, fine art, crafts, literary presentations, programmes for kids, sports and other free time activities.
Sziget Festival, (pronounced see'-get) takes place on Óbudai-sziget ("Old-Buda Island"), an island in the Danube, Budapest, Hungary. Taking place in August, the festival started as a local event in 1993 playing host to various Hungarian artists and has grown into a large European festival, showcasing over a thousand international artists over 60 stages, from many genres, to 400,000 weekly visitors, half of which come from outside Hungary.
2012 will see the 20th edition of Sziget, from Wednesday 8th to Monday 13th August, with camping available from Monday 6th August.