Live from Sziget: Interview with Fruzsina Szép

Article published on Aug. 13, 2011
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Article published on Aug. 13, 2011
By Kristin Kruthaup, Europe&Me Hello Sziget Festival 2011! Hello Budapest! Kristin Kruthaup, E&M reporter has been in Budapest, Hungary since Friday to cover one of Europe’s biggest festivals. Not only is the Sziget Festival is expected to have 400, 000 visitors in total but is probably the most European one. From the Netherlands alone more than 12, 000 guests come each year.
But in the festival’s John Lennon and Bob Marley street, you can also hear a lot of Italian, French, German and English speaking people.

Fruzsina Szép, 33, is the programm director of Sziget Festival in Budapest. She is an interesting mix of Hungarian-German and grew up in Munich beore moving to Budapest. For the past 12 months she has worked organising the festival with overall repsonsibility for the 1000 programs and 60 venues at the festival, she is the one who decides what is shown and who gets this presitigous invite.

Hello Sziget Festival 2011! Hello Budapest!

In collaboration with cafebabel.com Budapest team, Kristin Kruthaup, E&M reporter has been in Budapest, Hungary since Friday to cover one of Europe’s biggest festivals. Not only is the Sziget Festival is expected to have 400, 000 visitors in total but is probably the most European one. From the Netherlands alone more than 12, 000 guests come each year. But in the festival’s John Lennon and Bob Marley street, you can also hear a lot of Italian, French, German and English speaking people.

Fruzsina Szép, 33, is the programm director of Sziget Festival in Budapest. She is an interesting mix of Hungarian-German and grew up in Munich beore moving to Budapest. For the past 12 months she has worked organising the festival with overall repsonsibility for the 1000 programs and 60 venues at the festival, she is the one who decides what is shown and who gets this presitigous invite.

Read the full length interview on the blog of Europe&Me, the 6th Sense.

Hello Sziget Festival 2011! Hello Budapest!

Kristin Kruthaup, E&M reporter has been in Budapest, Hungary since Friday to cover one of Europe’s biggest festivals. Not only is the Sziget Festival is expected to have 400, 000 visitors in total but is probably the most European one. From the Netherlands alone more than 12, 000 guests come each year. But in the festival’s John Lennon and Bob Marley street, you can also hear a lot of Italian, French, German and English speaking people.

Fruzsina Szép, 33, is the programm director of Sziget Festival in Budapest. She is an interesting mix of Hungarian-German and grew up in Munich beore moving to Budapest. For the past 12 months she has worked organising the festival with overall repsonsibility for the 1000 programs and 60 venues at the festival, she is the one who decides what is shown and who gets this presitigous invite.