Bánkitó Festival creates an open, public space. The festival gives visibility to NGOs and thus creates social debate and a strong community. Each year they choose a current social issue to focus on. The festival’s goal is to shape cultural and artistic trends in the country. They also foster a community that is open to the discussions of current social and political issues.
Music-wise, Bánkitó has 8 stages for various genres. They welcome the majority of the fresh Hungarian underground bands and international musicians each year. Artist such as Saul Williams, Sudan Archives, SUUNS, Iceage or A-WA have played at Bánkitó.