The Huma Festival returns this Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2023 on Base 217, in Essonne. Here’s everything you need to know about this edition.

A cultural, political and popular festival: the Huma Festival is back! For the second consecutive year, the event took place in Essonne, on Base 217 in Plessis-Pâté/Brétigny-sur-Orge, on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September 2023. For this new edition, a Sixty artists will take to the stage on various stages, in addition to debates, shows, screenings and exhibitions.

Let’s stay on the music side with some names from the program for the Fête de l’Huma 2023, which will bring together, among others, Angèle, Bigflo

Vendredi September 15: Simia, Maem, Martin Luminet, Jo Dahan, Barlem.B, Fabrice Viera, Ashe 22, Imany, Robespierre, French Craze, Meryl, Djadja

Saturday September 16: Sidi Wacho, Ottis coeur, Dadou

Sunday September 17: Marc Perrone and his gang, Les Fatals Picards, Principles of joy, Tocacake, Opium du peuple, Souad Massi, Stephanie Acquette, La P’tite fume, Florent Marchet, Hubert-Félix Thiéfaine, Three days of forest, Caballero

For the second year in a row, the Huma Festival is being held on Base 217 located in Plessis-Pâté/Brétigny-sur-Orge. There are several ways to get there:

By public transport

By shuttle from Brétigny station

By car: parking for the general public is available at the price of 30 euros, at the event ticket office. Open from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Don’t forget carpooling!

By bike or two-wheeler: entry via Gate B of the site

The Fête de l’Huma, the festival’s traditional gathering of concerts and other political debates, was forced to move after fifty years of celebration in La Courneuve. Indeed, the event was moved to the former B217 air base to make way for the organization of the 2024 Olympic Games.

An unmissable annual event for lovers of music and political debates, the Fête de l’Humanité is an annual event in France, organized every year by the newspaper L’Humanité during the second weekend of September, since 1930 Initially political, it expanded to become a festival mixing politics, culture and music. In 2022, the edition attracted nearly 320,000 people.