The new space replaces "Sonar Pro" and widens its range of activities for professionals.

The 20th edition of the Sónar festival presents
Barcelona - FEB 15, 2013
Sónar is the name given to the International Festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art, which has been held annually for three days in mid-June since 1993. It is considered one of the most prestigious events of its kind in Europe. Sónar is the essential meeting for a demanding audience, cutting-edge artists, and the most influential business professionals and companies of the music and electronic arts sectors.

To mark the twentieth anniversary of the festival, “Sonar + D” has been presented, a space that aims to make more visible and accessible the relationship between creativity, technology, mobility, innovation and business. Aimed at a wide range of creative industry professionals and cultural new media creators, artists, installations, digital and graphic designers, centers specialized in cultural management, managers of cultural and entertainment areas, and many more. 

“Sonar+D” offers a space for these activities and facilitates the interaction among professionals. It also offers workshops, interactive installations, demos of entrepreneurial initiatives, all within the framework of creativity and technology. It will also include other proposals that reflect the culture of innovation through the use of new interactive devices with conferences and meetings with the biggest names in the Sónar agenda.

The new “Sonar+D” is the renewal of what was called in previous editions “Sonar Pro”, a platform where that can be viewed, experience and knowledge of the main developments in the field of technology applied to creation. These activities were carried out "SonarPro" around the CCCB (Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona) that for years had been the home of "Sonar Day" A very successful space, given the location in one of the most fashionable districts of Barcelona, and in one of the most contemporary public institutions. For this twentieth edition, the new site Sonar by Day is the Congress Palace of Fira Montjuïc, although its activities and proposals will be divided between the remaining spaces and Sonar stages. The festival will be held in Barcelona over the next 13, 14, and 15 of June of 2013.

Luz Massot

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