It is finally here!
We only need to sleep a couple and the biggest party of the year begins. Sziget Festival is our favorite week of the year begins. Until then, we collected the best 10 programs, in which we sure will participate.
Rihanna - August 11, 9:30 PM > 11:00 PM
Rihanna is maybe the biggest name of this year and we have to be there on the show of one of the most successful and talented singers of today. The 28-year-old icon is the youngest female artist who has achieved 14 number one singles, won 8 Grammy Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards.
Muse - August 13, 9:30 PM > 11:00 PM
The band's first ever proper concept album, Drones, is perfect. It’s a concisely realized piece of science fiction, a theory narrated through super-charged rock riffs and an ambitious vision that, given Muse's modus operandi as The Greatest Live Band On Earth, will undoubtedly be accompanied in the future by some outrageously intelligent, fully sensory live experience.
David Guetta - August 14, 9:30 PM > 11:00 PM
David Guetta has played a pivotal role in turning dance music into the chart-topping juggernaut it is today. His impact has been impossible to ignore, or to underestimate. He is in the elite group of super-producers whose sound is synonymous with an era. We hope neither Clap your hands nor Sun goes down will drop out of the track list.
Sia - August 15, 9:30 PM > 11:00 PM
It was a huge explosion when Chandelier conquered the wider international market in 2014, and our enthusiasm has not diminished since then. The highly talented and enigmatic Sia is already famous in her own right, but as a songwriter she delivered hits to such big stars as Rihanna, Kyle Minogue, Beyoncé or David Guetta.
Manu Chao La Ventura - Fri, August 12, 9:30 PM > 11:00 PM
Manu Chao real crowd favorite in Hungary, but his album Clandestino (1998) became world-famous. His career is characterized by cultural exchange: diverse genres and music from different countries blend in his songs. On his Sziget gig, we expect lots of fun and the sense of freedom.
That's all well and good, and we think you can already feel the rhythm, but Sziget is not only about partying. (Yes, we know…) Check out the following programs between the evening concerts:
Recirquel - Paris De Nuit – several shows
Paris De Nuit, Recirquel’s third creation takes its audience into the roaring variety life of the 30's filled with its voluptuous desires and beauty. Revealing illusionary moments from the lives of prostitutes and peddlers, down and outs and illicit lovers who lived on the edges of society. An evening of lust, love and loneliness inspired by the characteristic world of the famous Hungarian photographer, Brassai.
Special parties every day!
This needs no further explanation. Be there on Cheer pom poms party, Color party, Confetti party, Pinwheel party and Party with clapping sticks. We are doing so!
Sleeping Beauty Project: Daily Dream Coaching – several occasions
Daily Dream Coaching is a sleeping installation brought to you by the Sleeping Beauty Project, which will help citizens to take part in a guided sleeping. The installation is the made of basic and daily-used objects, which will help their senses to reload. During the project our senses as sight, hearing and touching will be energized and blocked at the same time, while the bodies will be relaxing in a comfy deckchair.
The big event of even bigger thoughts by Jadd Tank: Liberté Toujours, Sergey Petrov: Why We Should Bee Smart?, Suketu Mehta: The Secret Life Of Cities, Suki Kim: Undercover in North Korea
Ballet Camara African dance and drum show – several shows
Ballet Camara from Senegal has a history of more than 40 years. During this time they were (and they still are) sharing West-African cultural heritage. They will teach dances such as the yela, the kuku or the dundumba with live drumming. In the frame of the drum class, they will teach djembe. Their late night, dance music and dance shows are promised to be spectacular.
Until then, or if somehow you miss the festival this year, listen to Sziget’s official spotify channel.