A pioneering European festival, started in 1994, Sónar is renowned for its unique format and musical program that showcases the latest trends in dance and electronica as well as those artists pushing the limits of musical expression.Plan to visit Sonar Barcelona during your Barcelona vacation using our convenient Barcelona trip builder app .
With hundreds of artists, performers and DJ's divided over two emblematic locations - Sónar by Day at the foot of Montjuic, and Sónar by Night in the stunning Fira Gran Via complex - Sónar is a creative playground, fostering and encouraging new interactions between established artists, exciting newcomers and our open minded international audience.
Added in 2013, Sónar+D is an annual congress dedicated to creativity, technology and business - with talks, conferences, installations and exhibitions, as well as practical networking opportunities, workshops and hackathons. Housed in the Sónar by Day venue, the majority of Sónar+D activities are open to Sónar ticket holders.
Sónar Around the World
Since 2002 Sónar has organized more than 50 events in many different parts of the world, adapting the Sónar philosophy to unique venues and environments, and highlighting the most interesting homegrown talent and the scene in the city where it takes place. As well as the event in Barcelona, Sónar organizes festivals every year in other cities. In previous years, it has travelled to Reykjavik, Buenos Aires, New York, London, Frankfurt, Seoul, Lisbon, Lyon, Hamburg, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Oakland, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Osaka, among many other destinations.
Sonar Barcelona Reviews
Hay que distinguir entre el de día y el de noche, el de día es recomendable a todo el mundo, hay menos tecno y más electrónica variada, es una gran fiesta more »We must distinguish between the day and the night, the day is recommended to everyone, there are less techno and more varied electronics, is a great holiday
He ido por primera vez este año al festival con unos amigos y nos lo pasamos increíblemente bien. Teníamos entrada para Sónar día y nos quedamos con ganas de más, el año que viene repetimos con el abo... more »I went for the first time this year to the festival with some friends and we had incredibly good. We had input to Sónar day and we are left wanting more, the coming year we repeat with the full payment. The atmosphere was very good and had enough room to move with ease and not to overwhelm you as in other festivals that you can hardly breathe. I also liked the variety of musical genres that exist in the festival. The drinks are also very expensive: cups €8, water bottles €2, drinks 3-4€, beer 4-6€... And affordable food: burgers for €8, pizza € 4 pieces... Lots of 'food trucks' with many types of food. I recommend it 100%, everyone must go to the Sonar at least once in your life. Ah! There were also photographers with cameras polaroid made you photos and gave them to you at the time (free) and so you had a very nice souvenir.
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