August is a festival time and with fantastic events taking place in Budapest, Paris, Helsinki, Pula or London and it’s the best time to enjoy the summer! There’s a festival to suit everyone! After great party you will need a comfortable bed, by HostelsClub.com you will find a hostel close to city festivals.
Festival Hot Spots in August 2012
Wacken Open Air, Wacken (Germany) – August 2 – 4
Wacken Open Air 2012 , the biggest heavy metal open air in the world, will be held from Thursday, 2 August to Saturday, 4 August. The Dimmu Borgir, Amon Amart and Machine Head are among the bands that will perform the heavy metal party.
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Edinburgh (Scotland) – August 3-27
For over 50 years Scotland’s capital city has seen a unique explosion of creative energy within the Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival, with the 2012 event spanning 25 days totaling over 2695 shows from 47 countries. It is the world’s most famous comedy festival, with plenty of free shows and events taking place in Scotland’s capital.
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Szigest Festival, Budapest (Hungary), August 6-13
The Szigest Festivais one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe and at this 8-day party you can do everything from bungee jumping to belly dancing. Line Up: Beatsteaks, Friendly Fires, Korn, Mando Diao, The Killers, Snoop Dogg, Dimmu Borgir, Superbutt … The venue is an island on river Danube, creating a special atmosphere with the unique mixture of party, city and nature.
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Flow, Helsinki (Finland) – August 8-12
Flow in Helsinki is more than just the music festival, it is an all-round celebration of the arts. And, by attendig Flow, you help protect the beautiful Baltic Sea ecosystem, as 2€ from every ticket sale is donated to the WWF. The 2012 line-up includes Bon Iver, Bobby Womack, The Black Keys, Bjork, Fennesz, St.Vincent, Swans and more…
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ARTmania, Sibiu (Romania), August 6 – 12
The ARTmania Festival in Sibiu will offer art lovers a various cultural program including concerts, exhibitions, workshops and other special events dedicated to the fine art. And it is the best time to visit the Dracula’s home town of Transylvania. Line up 2012: Trail of Tears, Die Toten Hosen, My Dying Bride, Edguy, Deathstars, Epica, Delain, Poets of The Fall and more.
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Ferie de Malaga, Malaga (Spain) August 10-19
Ferie de Malaga is Spain’s most colorful party with long street parties, combining flamenco and sherry drinking in the picturesque city of Malaga. Feria de Malaga 2012 will be opened on the La Malagueta beach by the “Pregón de la Feria”, the official speech that starts the festivities and you cannot miss it!
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Rock en Seine, Paris (France), August 24-26
A three-day rock festival held every year on the outskirts of Paris, France. Good music and a fanatic location: the festival takes place in the beautiful and grand grounds of Domaine National de Saint – Cloude. Line up:Placebo, Green Day, Sigur Rós, Bloc Party, The Shins Billy, Talent, The Black Keys, Beach House, Maxïmo Park and more…
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Nothing Hill Carnival, London (England), August 26-27
The Nothing Hill Carnival the biggest street festival in Europe held in London since 1964. Whatever they decide, you can be sure of dense crowds and a vibrant celebration of music, movement and masquerade together with Caribbean food stalls serving up jerk chicken and fried plantain.
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Outlook, Pula (Croatia), August 30 – September 3
Some of the biggest names in reggae, hip hop, broken beat, drum & bass and dancefloor soul play on the lush beaches of Pula in Croatia, because it is Europe’s biggest bass music & sound system culture festival.
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