After Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Istanbul, New York, Reykjavik, São Paulo, and Tokyo, among many global cities in the world Sónar will take place in Lisbon from the 8th until the 10th of April 2022. The programme for the first Portuguese edition of the Barcelona festival with 27 years of history, will take place at  5 different locations across Lisbon.   

Between the 8th and 10th of April 2022, Lisbon will host its first edition of Sónar, which has been taking place in Barcelona since 1994 and has held more than 70 editions, in 36 different cities around the world, with a focus on music, technology and creativity.

Sónar Lisboa 2022 will be celebrated in various locations and venues in  the Portuguese capital. Sónar By Day will take place in the Sónar Village, a new purpose-built space  in the Cais do Sodré area, next to the Tejo River and Factory Lisbon (Hub Criativo do Beato). Sónar By Night will take place n both the Pavilhão Carlos Lopes (Av. Sidónio Pais 16 (Parque Eduardo VII)), Coliseu dos Recreios (R. das Portas de Santo Antão 96) and the Pavilhão do Rio, Lisbon Congress Center (Praça das Indústrias 1).

General ticket sales start Friday 25 June at 12pm GMT after Early Bird Tickets sold out in a few hours earlier this week.

Sónar Lisboa 2022 will connect Portugal with national and international audiences with a passion for music, art and technology. The event will welcome up to 25,000 people.

Music has been the starting point of Sónar since its foundation, and Sónar Lisboa 2022 will be no exception. The programme will be revealed very soon, embracing fresh and well known acts, both from the  national and international scenes..

Sónar Lisboa 2022 aims to stand at the forefront of culture and will build bridges between artists, citizens and the creative industries (audiovisual, gaming, animation, robotics, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence,,,). Sónar Lisbon will be an international celebration of talent and creativity. Established and upcoming names will be carefully curated  following the festival’s groundbreaking criteria. 

For three days, Sónar Lisboa 2022 will ensure a flow of people moving through Lisbon to discover the day and night time programmes. During the day, visitors will be able to experience art exhibitions, join conversations and interact with community-related initiatives. At night, a wide offer of concerts and audio-visual experiences awaits. 

The entire curatorship of the festival has sustainability as an underlying principle, and is one of the key subjects for the conversations, debates, concerts, and exhibitions. Sónar Lisbon will be a festival committed to the environment from its inception and throughout its development: it will be a green event, prioritising local initiatives and making a special effort to measure energy consumption and emissions in various areas of the festival to calculate its ecological footprint. Staff members and attendees will be invited to adopt good environmental practices ranging from waste treatment to gastronomic offerings to water treatment.

Sónar Lisboa 2022 is organized by Pixel Harmony, which brings together the partners Made of You (Gustavo Pereira, Paulo Amaral, Raul Duro), João Wengorovius Meneses, Patricia Craveiro Lopes, Gonçalo Félix da Costa and Kiss, and it is supported by Turismo de Portugal, Municipality of Lisbon and Turismo de Lisboa.

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