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The 20th Sziget Festival: Beginning in Hungary's biggest music festival in Europe

Beginning in Hungary's biggest music festival in Europe
The 20th Sziget Festival, the festival of outdoor music largest in Europe is organized on the island of Obuda in downtown Budapest, on Monday began a heart-stopping low heat with a concert of Hungarian folk music.
The festival began with Csik, a Hungarian group, which interprets the hits giving an air Hungarian folk.
"For the organizers use vaporizers heat water on the island and distribute mineral water," said a spokesman for the organization.
Some 400,000 participants can listen to music, watching dance or theater, or even a circus in the "Woodstock of Europe".
The Sziget ("island" in Hungarian) is organized on an island of 78 acres north of downtown and attracts as well as Hungarians, many students Dutch, Austrians, French and Italian.
This year's program is eclectic, as tradition has it the festival. Among others the famous Mando Diao and Placebo groups and Newcastle rockers Maximo Park, the hip hop group The Roots and U.S. rapper Snoop Dog.
Source: AFP | 06.08.2012 - 20:46