Sziget Festival in Hungary: EPAL as partner of one of the world’s biggest pop events

European Pallet Association e. V. (EPAL)


Sziget Festival in Hungary: EPAL as partner of one of the world’s biggest popevents

Düsseldorf, 01 August 2016 – The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) sponsors one of the biggest and most well-known music festivals in the world: the Sziget Festival in Budapest. The music, art and culture festival, taking place from 10th to 17th August 2016, expects more than 500,000 visitors, who will get to experience more than 1,000 individual events over 60 stages. Together with the EPAL Czech and Slovak National Committee, the EPAL General Secretariat is sponsoring the event with 4,500 new EPAL Euro pallets, which will be used to build the ‘Colosseum’. The Colosseum is the dance and party location on the Festival’s grounds, where international DJs spin tunes by day and night. The Sziget Festival was awarded the best European festival in 2011 and 2014, and in 2015 received the best line up award at the Festival Awards Europe.


About EPAL:The European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) was founded in 1991 as the umbrella association of licensed producers and repairers of EPAL/EUR-pallets and box pallets. EPAL is globally responsible for the consistent quality of the EPAL load carriers and therefore uses an independent external quality inspection service. EPAL has been granting exclusive licenses for the production and repair of Euro pallets with the “EPAL in oval” branded marking on four corner blocks since 1st August 2013. EPAL is currently represented in more than thirty countries by fifteen National Committees which have committed themselves to implementing the EPAL objectives on a national basis. As a registered association, EPAL does not pursue any commercial interests and makes all its decisions in the interests of its industry, trade and logistics partners.

For further press information:European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL)Andrea EngelsT +49 211 98 480 48 90M +49 172 69 325