This festival was organized for the first time in 1990 in Băile Bálványos, but later – due to the poor infrastructure in Bálványos – it was moved to Băile Tuşnad (hence the name of “Tusványos”).

Tusványos Festival in Băile Tușnad is a youth music camp involving famous performers from Hungary. The event became known in Romanian public life thanks to the political forums held here, attended many times by important political figures from Romania and Hungary.