Sziget Festival reaches agreement with Budapest

Sziget Festival and the Budapest city authorities have come to an agreement on the use of the island Hajógyári Sziget.

Sziget Kft, the organizers of the festival will pay a 50 million HUF fee for the use of the island, and the local Budapest authorities will on the other hand develop a service package for the visitors to the Sziget Festival that includes among others discounted use of the BKV public transport services, discounted access to the publicly owned Budapest thermal baths and the Budapest Zoo.  A further 100 million HUF that proceeds from the sales of such packages will also be transferred from Sziget Kft to the local Budapest authorities.