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  Volt Fesztival

One of the biggest four pop- and rockmusic-festival of Hungary, organized in every july, after school, since 1993, near to the Austrian border, in Sopron. VOLT Festival is well-know about the wide-scale of the offer in music styles and another art-programs, as exhibitions and theathers. Visitor can find own favorits from the electronic sounds to rock through the nowadays so popular worldmusic area, till jazz and else.

Name, as VOLT is gettig from a hungarian popcultural magazine, released in the '90s. In the first years VOLT Festival was only a smaller meeting of wide-scaled musicfuns around Sopron, till the date of 2001/2002, when it got own place and was taken to summer time, as a real big summer-festival, in the central of attention of Hungay, organized together with the most famous music-programme: Sziget Festival from that time.

Many prizes, and international audience shows the success of VOLT, as the small-sister of Sziget Festival..

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    Volt Fesztival 2015

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Volt news Volt news Written 2016-02-10 09:59:41
Telekom VOLT Festival added eight new names to the already fantastic line-up, and it’s not even finished!

We’re happy to announce the new members of the line-up: The Prodigy, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Paul Kalkbrenner, Gorgon City, Skillet, Stereo MCs, Alle Farben and the Jan Blomqvist & Band at this year’s Telekom VOLT Festival! Nice to see there is a huge interest around Telekom VOLT Festival 2016, and hopefully we’re going to have an as successful edition as in the previous years!

All acts confirmed for Telekom VOLT Festival 2016 so far (in alphabetical order):

Alle Farben
Axwell V Ingrosso
Damien Rice
Gorgon City
Iron Maiden
Jan Blomqvist and Band
Paul Kalkbrenner
Sigma (live)
Stereo MCs
The Prodigy
Wiz Khalifa

We are very much excited to welcome them at our amazing festival! Hope to meet you all there!
Volt & Sziget news Volt & Sziget news Written 2016-01-25 06:39:53
Sziget and Telekom VOLT Festival, both organized by Sziget Cultural Management in Hungary, won awards at last night's European Festival Awards held at Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen. Sziget received the award for the Best European Line-Up, while Telekom VOLT is now the Best Medium-Sized Festival in Europe. This year – the 7th edition of EFA – saw over 800,000 votes cast by fans from 50 different European countries for their favorite festivals and artists.

This year's European Festival Awards is a huge success for Sziget Cultural Management. The company organizes several festivals in the summer season and slowly all of them gather impressive international recognition. Sziget Festival is one of the biggest music and arts festival in Europe, crowned already twice as Best Major Festival. Taking place every August since 1993, Sziget will be organized for the 24th time this year. The Island of Freedom celebrates music, art, theatre, dance and many more based on the principles of freedom and tolerance. Receiving the award for the Best European Line-Up certifies that today a festival can - and should- deliver much more than just music, while everyone has the freedom of choice to choose their own headliners. Attracting more than 400.000 festival visitors every year, Sziget believes that providing countless quality programs for seven days can change the concept of festivals, making the experience a much broader adventure. In addition, Sziget was also shortlisted among the best ten in the categories of Best Major Festival and Artists' Favorite Festival.

Besides the continuous success of Sziget, Telekom VOLT Festival has received its first international award this time, thus becoming the Best Medium-Sized Festival in Europe. The festival is organized in the beginning of July, attracting around 110.000 festival visitors each year. Thanks to its family atmosphere and wonderful surroundings, VOLT is one of the most beloved festivals in Hungary, organized in the pretty town of Sopron. The cozy festival brings a prestigious list of names every day, focusing on different genres.

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