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Sziget Gets UK Award for ‘Best Overseas Festival’

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.12.06.

Budapest’s Sziget Festival, a week of music, culture and other events held on an island in the Danube, has again been named “Best Overseas Festival” at this year’s UK Festival Awards, the Sziget press office told MTI.

Sziget took the prize a year earlier, too.

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This year’s Sziget drew an estimated 530,000 visitors. Headliners at the festival, which had a budget of more than 10 billion forints (EUR 30m), included Ed Sheeran, Macklemore, The National, Post Malone, Florence + The Machine, Twenty One Pilots and Foo Fighters.

Featured photo illustration by Tamás Sóki/MTI