Sziget Festival - from a buzz to a roar
The Sizget festival organisers have gone all-out this year with an incredible line-up of live music, including: (to name just the most massive names we know)
Day 1, 11th August: Blink182
Day 2, 12th August: Queens of the Stone Age
Day 4, 14th August: Lilly Allen
This is just the music! As well as that, you will find all the now-normal bungie and Ferris wheel attractions, and numerous mini dance tents, countless bars and stands for everything from crochet to Reiki healing. Understandably, such an amazing setup has built up quite a loyal following and the festival routinely attracts more than 400,000 fans to little Óbuda island in the north of Budapest, and has been listed by Lonely Planet as one of the must-see festivals of 2014.
Now this year, from July 18-22, the B.My.Lake Festival will continue the good times, but in a different locale, by the warm waters of Aliga Beach, by the town of Balatonvilágos, at the northeastern end of the Lake (its nearest point to Budapest, just 95km away). Read more aout that event here.