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Sziget 2018 finishes with the program. Bonobo will come to the festival.

This year's festival budget has risen by 12% compared to last year and already reaches the astronomical limit of 700 million crowns. And the names of world music stars in the program point to an extraordinary experience. Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, Lana Del Rey, Mumford & Sons, Dua Lipa, Gorillaz, Kygo, or Shawn Mendes, are the main drivers of this year's festival. New Bonobo live, Flux Pavilion and more are listed. The list for the main stages is closed and so on June 4 the tickets are being increased to the final price.

Sziget 8.-15. August 2018
Budapest, Óbudai, Hungary

The Sziget 2018 publishes the latest names of the incredibly charged musical program and adds more experiences to the party, such as the party on the ship, the Wired Aerial Theater and many enchanting performances for the Cirque de Sziget . The hot new feature is the multi-instrumentalist and electronic artist Simon Green, known under the pseudonym Bonobo . A few days ago he sold and excited the Prague Karlín Forum, now heading to Sziget, where he will bring his special live concert set. The electronic scene will be expanded by British DJ Flux Pavilion and the Dutch duo Yellow Claw . Oscar and the Wolf, Rhye, Michael Calfan and What So Not . These names completely complement the magnificent line up of this year's edition, which touched a large number of fans. The Szigetians have bought the five-day and some variants of the triple-season permanently, and the other tickets are sold very quickly. Now before the final price on June 4, it is an ideal opportunity to buy a ticket for the summer event.


Since the release of the Black Sands album in 2009, Bonobo has been well known. The board was breakthrough with its multi-layered atmosphere and sample-based production. Unique style and sensational singer Kerala meant for the British musician a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Dance Recording and Best Electronic / Dance Album categories. Bonobo is not only bound to electronic undertones in his work, his music includes elements of world music and organic instrumentalization.

Party on the boat

In cooperation with Sziget City, the festival for visitors made an afternoon party on board at a discounted price. You can just laze in comfortable seating bags and enjoy the city view or enjoy the crazy and vibrant party right on board, such as Alle Farben or Vunzige Deuntjes.

Giant Street Theater - Wired Aerial Theater (UK): AS THE WORLD TIPPED

A large open-air show regularly offers a space called the Giant Street Theater. The English Wired Aerial Theater will showcase their aerobatic capabilities in the socially critical AS THE WORLD TIPPED, which combines light show, film footage and incredible acrobatic performances.

Cirque du Sziget

This year's tent, which hosts the best of the modern circus performances, has over 1,000 visitors. They will be able to see the Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger, Afrique en Cirque and Circus Phare. In addition, outdoor productions will be added, and the talented Etta Ermini Dance Theater, La Sbrindola, The Loser Show, ACE-K will be seen before the tent.

What is Sziget

The twenty-sixth year of the Sziget Festival takes place every year on the green island of Óbudai in the heart of the Hungarian capital. He will be transformed into the legendary island of Svoboda this spring from 8.8. to 15.8. the Szigetian sprig from more than 100 countries. The event is one of the largest and most famous festivals in the world and is also a regular participant in the final European Festival Awards. These awards are among the most prestigious awards for European festivals. Sziget has already won several victories, for example twice won the prize of Europe's Best Festival. Now he is proud of the line-up of the year, in this category he has competed with the festival giants such as Glastonbury or Lollapalooza. Daily ticket prices are now available for 70 Euros. For those wishing to enjoy Sziget for several days, three-day and seven-day passes are available.

Source: tz, edited editorially

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