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July 17 - July 20€270
An international congress exploring how creative minds are changing our present & imagining new futures.
Sónar+D – an international conference for creativity and technology, designed to promote talent and business opportunities in the digital culture.
The 7th annual Congress by Sónar Festival exploring how creative technologies are changing our present and imagining new futures.
This year’s themes: Experience Design, Sound Technology, Artificial Intelligence and more.
Sónar+D is the international conference that brings together a combination of activities with a common theme: the relationship between creativity and technology, and the digital transformation of the cultural industries involved.
Sónar+D is a meeting point with an interdisciplinary approach. It targets professionals within the creative, technological and cultural industries to pursue their interaction. The conference facilitates the exchange of knowledge, debate, exhibiting talent, and generating business opportunities.
Sónar. Music, Creativity & Technology
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 Montjuïc, 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.
Created in 2013, Sónar+D is the international conference that brings together a combination of activities with a common theme: the relationship between creativity and technology, and the digital transformation of the cultural industries involved.
The celebration takes place in Barcelona in Fira Montjuïc, parallel to Sónar by Day, and brings together experts from around the world (technicians, entrepreneurs, artists, companies, and researchers) to present initiatives and tools that will shape future creative experiences in the fields of music, visuals, interactive content and transmedia platforms.
Sónar Around the World
Since 2002, Sónar has organized more than 60 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 2019 Sónar events will take place in Hong Kong, Istanbul, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, México and Athens in addition to Barcelona, which is 2019 will have a one-off July edition.