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Sep 24, 2018

Ed Sheeran confirmed as 2019 Sziget Festival headliner

The Sziget festival returns August 7th to 13th, 2019 and advanced tickets will be available from October 1st

Europe's most popular summer festival, Sziget, has announced that Ed Sheeran will headline in 2019.

The Sziget festival returns August 7th to 13th, 2019 and advanced tickets will be available from October 1st.

The annual summer festival will take place at its traditional location on Óbudai Island in the Danube in northern Budapest.

The festival has proved itself as one of the world’s leading music events after pulling in a record 565,000 visitors this year.

According to official figures, the festival also received its 9,000,000th visitor and beat the previous visitor record of 496,000 from 2016.

Event organizer Tamás Kádár revealed that this year’s festival cost one billion HUF (3 million EUR) more than in 2017, while a further increase of 500 million HUF was planned for the next event.

Kádár also hinted that more big names are planned for next year’s festival.