להקת "טריבד" משחיתה את דגל ישראל, פסטיבל זיגט
Tribade defacing Israeli flag
Photo: via TikTok
Tribade defacing Israeli flag

Sziget Festival bans Spanish band after it defaced Israeli flag

One of the largest music festivals in Europe confirms Tribade has been banned from performing in the future after members uploaded footage of themselves writing 'Free Palestine' on Israel's flag and drawing sex organ on it

Ynet |
Published: 08.16.22, 11:57
The Spanish band Tribade has been expelled from the Sziget Festival after its members desecrated an Israeli flag, event's organizers said Monday.
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  • The festival’s management condemned the band’s actions and said the band will be banned from performing in future events.
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    להקת "טריבד" משחיתה את דגל ישראל, פסטיבל זיגט
    להקת "טריבד" משחיתה את דגל ישראל, פסטיבל זיגט
    Tribade defacing Israeli flag
    (Photo: via TikTok)
    The Sziget Festival is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe, and is held annually in Budapest, Hungary.
    The five-day festival attracts tourists from around the world, including many Israelis. The festival’s lineup this year includes Justin Bieber, Arctic Monkeys, Dua Lipa and many others.
    Tribade, also performed at the event, and two of its members later filmed themselves desecrating the Israeli flag which was hung on one of the tents at the festival grounds.
    The band defacing Israeli flag
    (Video: via TikTok)
    With the band’s songs was playing in the background, the pair filmed themselves writing “Free Palestine” on the flag. They also painted a male sex organ on it, with the words “Eat This” written next to it. The footage was uploaded to the band’s Instagram account.
    The festival officials said Tuesday: “The Sziget Festival was founded almost 30 years ago to create an environment where people of all nationalities could join in love and peace, and it remains its goal. Tribade’s actions are an offence to the festival’s values of acceptance and respect, and we harshly condemn their vile actions. The band will be banned from performing in the future.”
    Tribade was founded in Barcelona in 2017, and includes rappers Bittah and Masiva Lulla, as well as DJ Big Mark. The band’s content often touches on subjects such as feminism, LGBTQ+, and anti-capitalism.
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