25 — 29 JULY 2018
Ortigia Sound System Ortigia Sound System

Arena Maniace is part of the mighty architectural complex dominating Ortigia and extends to the southern part of the island: the Maniace Castle.
At the threshold of two thousand, after a long restoration, the monument has returned to public enjoyment and is theater of cultural initiatives throughout the year.
With its capacity that can exceed 4,000 attendance is the mainstage of the Festival. In 2008 it hosted the G8 for the environment.


This new OSS location is located in the beautiful area of the Castello Maniace, dominated by the majestic bastion of the Frederick II castle. This space is characterized by its spectacular view of the Gulf of Syracuse.
The thrill of watching live and dj sets at sunset with the view of the splendid sea of Syracuse is a unique experience to be enjoyed together with the rich program of the festival.


The boat party con rms itself as one of the most exclusive events of the Festival.
A unique and indispensable experience for those who want to combine the pleasure of panoramic hiking and OSS music offerings, with a new perspective from which to watch the island of Ortigia.
During sunset you will be surrounded by the colors of a coast of rare beauty that can create unique and suggestive atmospheres.


Pride of Ortigia Sound System Festival.
The boat concert is a unique concert in Italy and very rare to be discovered even outside the national boundaries.
A real concert on the sea with the public immersed in water, Unmissable.
Almost 70% of the public who participated in the edition 2017 of boat concert is a foreigner.

KM 0

Km 0 is the after-show home of Ortigia Sound System. Since last year it hosts the post-festival nights welcoming the best selection of national and international dance clubs.
Nestled in one of the most beautiful natural and rural scenery in the Siracusa area, it offers scenic viewers unique landscapes and scenarios.


The historic local market of Ortigia has become the real headquarter of the festival.
Meeting point for insiders, artists and public will host a streaming radio (audio / video) and content specials of the festival.

25 — 29 JULY 2018