The best time to enjoy a music festival is definitely the summer and Hungary offers each year a lot of summer music festivals. We have selected for you the top 10 summer music festivals in Hungary!
⭐Sziget Festival 2019
One of Hungary’s foremost tourist attraction returns in 2019, with a sensational musical line-up, various art productions and civil organisations participating. This will be the 27th time that the Sziget Festival occupies Hajógyári island on the Danube. Beside concerts, organisers are preparing circus and theatre-performances, exhibitions, workshops and various other activities to engage all citizens.
“EFOTT Festival is a multi-genre music festival in Velence, Hungary. As a classic summer vacation experience, the festival takes place at Lake Velence. The Hungarian equivalent of Spring Break in states, each year collects more than 100,000 students together to celebrate getting through another round of exams.
Balaton Sound is located in the idyllic Lake Balaton, Hungary. The Szigete sibling festival is now in its second decade and has included Hungary on the map, as it is a key destination for a premium summer beach experience. With impressive lineups that showcase the world’s best EDM, house and hip-hop artists in nine stages, what better soundtrack you need when you can spend days either dancing at party parties, cooling in nearby places for eating and drinking, or sunbathing by the lake.
VOLT Festival is one of the biggest Hungarian music festivals taking place in Sopron. Since 1993, the festival has been in operation since 1993. By joining Sziget to become a sibling festival, VOLT is a multi-genre group with artists for electronic, rock, pop, jazz and urban genres. Of course, every World Festival is more than music, and Volt is no different, offering theatrical performances, art exhibitions, film screenings, sports events and more. “
For the fourth time in 2019, the Colorado Festival is in the forests of Pál Šililovács, the sculptor park in Nagykovács. Of course, this is not an issue, as the festival of emerging domestic and interesting foreign performers is becoming more and more popular year by year.
“Campus Fesztival 2019 is the multi-genre music festival in Hungary. This edition’s lineup will feature sets from Willy William, Alan Walker, Tankcsapda and many more.
“What an amazing way to finish off the summer festival season! Strand Festival ends summer parties properly. It is truly the rhythm of our beloved Lake Balaton, where everybody can find something for their musical taste in a splendid environment. The performers rock the stage during four summery days and bring about that real festival feeling. The Strand Festival (strand means beach in Hungarian) is part of the MOL Nagyon Balaton (Much Balaton) programme series, held on the Zamárdi public beach with the B.my.Lake festival on its side. Zamárdi and its beach is a popular destination and the perfect location for the festival.”
⭐Festival of Folk Arts Budapest
“Visit the Festival of Folk Arts in Budapest’s Castle District if you want to find out more about Hungary’s and other nations’ rich folklore and crafts straight from the horse’s mouth. Organized for the 32nd time, the Festival is the most significant forum for living folk culture in Hungary. The most renowned local artists and craftsmen from different regions of the country will introduce their skills handed down from many generations.”
“Veszprémfest is 13 years old, dynamically developing, large-scale cultural event creating true values for lovers of art and quality music from Veszprém and from the whole country. For several days the event offers the most accomplished, world-class performers from various musical genres, be it classical music, world music, opera, jazz or pop music. Some names from among the premium category performers of the recent years are: Emeli Sandé, Roger Hodgson, Kool the Gang, Katie Melua, Vaya Con Dios, Diana Krall, José Cura, Nigel Kennedy, Al Di Meola, Paco de Lucia, Zoltán Kocsis, Richard Bona, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, Jan Garbarek, Andrea Rost, Erika Miklósa, The Gypsy Kings, Candy Dulfer, Gilberto Gil, George Benson, Buena Vista Social Club feat. Omara Portuondo, Craig David, and the list goes on.”
Samsara Festival The European Fifth Summer Celebration of Free Spirit, Love, Peace and Unity – is the worldwide psychedelic mumble for yoga, music, dance and nature lovers, instructors, coaches, tutors, counselors, guides, demonstrators, psychologists, doctors, healers, anatomists, gurus, shamans, curators, medical men and therapists along with the psybient music festival.150 yoga, seances and lecture workshops were followed by more than 140 music artists and DJs at Chill, Alternative and Tilos World Music Stage – hidden deep in our 40 acres of private forest surrounding the fantasy village of Samsara. “
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