Started in 2007 Balaton Sound Festival is one of Europe's largest open air electronic music festivals held on a Hungarian beach, Zamárdi, along the shore of Lake Balaton usually starting on the second Thursday of July. It features live acts and DJ's from all around the world, from established artists to new names, and is run by the organizers of Sziget Festival. This year's event runs from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th July 2014.
Latest line-up additions are Disclosure, Sven Väth, Ricardo Villalobos, Rudimental, Alesso, Baauer, Dillon Francis, Camo & Krooked, Krewella, Pretty Lights, Maya Jane Coles and Arty.
The first acts confirmed were David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Wiz Khalifa, Steve Angello, W&W, Felix Da Housecat, and Azealia Banks
Tickets are priced at 130 euros for a weekend pass, and a camping ticket is 13 euros.
Camping is right at the festival venue. Camping registrations are not sold on the basis of days or tents, anyone who buys them can use the campsite up to four days.
The are are also a huge number of privately rented houses and hotels of all categories in the close neighbourhood.
Seaside lounges, restaurants, bars and anything you need to enjoy the Balaton sunset, at Zamárdi, a small town on the southern shores of lake Balaton which is turned into a massive party arena. The festival's venue is a picturesque beach resort at the biggest lake of Central Europe, also regarded as a touristic center of the region.
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