Sonar Festival, Barcelona

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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.

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.

Sónar+D

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.
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  • The festival has a long history and is a pioneer in Barcelona. It is a popular music festival held all over the world now. The feature is a collaboration of dance music and media art. In addition to the sound and live performances of the latest electronic dance music DJs, the venue offers audio-visual presentations and media libraries in all forms. There are a wide variety of participating artists, and there are also many parties held in the city. If the artist you are looking for is not performing, you may be able to enjoy it somehow.
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  • We must distinguish between the day and the night, both are a super party, I've been 6 years in a row and I come to the following, is a little expensive and increasingly more crowded, the night is more shoe and is the best of the very best
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