SAGA Festival announces the partnership with the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the third edition of the biggest festival in Bucharest

Mihai-Alexandru Cristea 26/05/2023 | 16:53

Preparations for the third edition of SAGA Festival are in full swing. Only a month separates us from three fun-filled days in Bucharest, between June 23-25, when the 100 most relevant artists of the moment will come to Romania, at Romaero, to the delight of over 150,000 festival-goers.


For a good organization of the event, in maximum safety conditions for SAGA participants, ALDA announces the partnership with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the following subordinate institutions and structures: the Romanian Gendarmerie, the Romanian Police, the General Institute for Emergency Situations, the National Anti-Drug Agency and the National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons.

SAGA Festival is completely against banned substances and has zero tolerance for their use and possession. In this sense, a plan of measures will be established to combat the consumption, possession or distribution of prohibited substances. The festival will benefit from a security plan continuously adapted according to the flow of people every day and will be created with the support of the General Directorate of Gendarmes of the Municipality of Bucharest, the Romanian Police and the General Directorate of Police of the Municipality of Bucharest, the Bucharest Ilfov Ambulance Service – SABIF and SMURD, i.e. security teams around the perimeter of the event, police dogs, first aid crews and volunteer teams, information points about the effects of the consumption of prohibited substances both during a festival and in everyday life.

“In the 25 years of events that ALDA organizes globally, we have always focused on offering the public a memorable experience, the best artists and maximum safety within the festival premises. I’m glad this year too that we have 100% support from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and I’m convinced that the third edition of SAGA Festival will be the best so far, and the three days at Romaero will be full of excitement, surprises, unforgettable experiences, all in a safe space”, said Allan Hardenberg, CEO of ALDA and SAGA Festival.

The 3-day festival schedule for the Source, Heat, Spark, Switch and Drift stages is broken down as follows:

  • Friday: Lil Nas X, Skrillex, Adriatique, Nina Kraviz, Richie Hawtin, Melanie C, Delia, Franky Wah, 999999999, Gordo, Hector Oaks, Hitty, Paula Temple
  • Saturday: Elley Duhé, Fisher, Robin Schulz, Gabry Ponte, Hot Since 82, Ida Engberg, Joel Corry, Justus, Paco Osuna, Subcarpathi
  • Sunday: Wiz Khalifa, Alan Walker, Tale of Us, Adam Beyer, B.U.G. Mafia, I Hate Models, Kevin De Vries, Mochakk, Sickick, Spike, Vintage Culture.

The artists already mentioned are joined by DJs from the local EDM, techno and house scene, as well as hip-hop and trap artists, who will storm the Switch stage hijacked by Hustle, such as IAN, Deliric, Killa Fonic, Nane, Puya, Azteca, Gheboasa and others.

Presented by the pioneers of electronic music events, ALDA, part of the Insomniac family, SAGA is an innovative music festival that takes place at Romaero Airport in Bucharest. SAGA brings to the public some of the most beloved artists and a stunning audio-visual production, all in an inclusive atmosphere, which creates the ultimate party that Bucharest has been waiting for a long time.

SAGA 2023 will bring together the best talent from across the creative industry spectrum, it’s the perfect venue for a free, visionary audience for music lovers from around the world.

The first edition of the SAGA Festival took place in Romaero, with over 135,000 people present at the event, and the second edition, at the National Arena, enjoyed the presence of over 150,000 people in the capital of Romania.

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