Guide to attend SAGA Festival

Guide to attend SAGA Festival, one of the most important festivals in Romania and which is currently managed by the promoter ALDA.

Bucharest is a rather curious European capital of a country that ceased to be part of the former Soviet Union a few years ago. A city with many places to visit such as the Palace of Parliament or the Roman Athenaeum, but where electronic music and festivals are growing exponentially, more specifically SAGA Festival.

It is a festival that takes place at an airfield, except for its second edition that was held at the National Arena. You will be able to enjoy the decoration of the place with aviation elements in different points of the enclosure, where hangars and even an airplane were transformed into stages.


Before everything, If you are a European citizen, you only need your ID to access Romania. Although you can buy some things with euros we recommend you better use your local currency. The flights if you buy them beforehand can be really cheap just like reserving an Airbnb or a room through Booking. The city has a good public transport service: trains, trams, subways and buses, not counting taxis, Uber and Bolt. As for prices, they are quite cheap compared to other cities in Europe, so it is a relatively cheap city to travel to.

For more information on how to get to SAGA Festival, you can check the guide that facilitates the festival itself where it is explained how to get there from any method of transport.

  • Source: The main stage of SAGA Festival, where almost all the headliners performed.
  • Heat: Located inside the largest hangar on the premises, ideal for techno lovers where Richie Hawtin, 999999999, Nina Kraviz, Fisher, Kevin De Vries, Tale of Us or Adam Beyer performed.
  • Spark: The most curious scenario of all. He was under the rear tail of a plane from which smoke was coming out.
  • Rave Plan: The most surprising and unique of the scenarios, it was a plane emptied from the inside where there were only speakers, lights and obviously music.
  • Switch: A smaller hangar, curiously decorated with empty fuel drums where local rappers and local hiphop djs performed.
  • The Shuttle & NFT Area: Possibly the two smallest stages, designed for local artists from different electronic genres.

After attending for the third time, in addition to having attended every year of its existence, We can only congratulate the organization. The venue is really amazing. There is a full food truck hangar, another outdoor area with food stalls, many charging points for wristbands and bars, three fairly large bathroom areas, and lots of people from cleaning, security, police, and firefighters.

SAGA Festival has been evolving little by little, until it became a festival in which techno predominates over all genres. If you are a fan of this style of music, it could be a good choice. The dates for the next edition have already been announced, including ticket sales, which is currently open at its website. We hope to see you in this next edition!

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One summer of 2014 I wondered what an electronic music festival would be like and 5 years later, I wonder what would become of me without such a festival regularly..

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