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In Pictures: Sónar music and arts festival premieres in Hong Kong

Thousands of Hong Kong concert-goers revelled under the April sunshine on Saturday as Sónar, Barcelona’s long-running music and arts festival, premiered in the city.
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UK grime star Lady Leshurr at Sonar.

Electronic artists including DJ Shadow, Gilles Peterson and Dave Clarke played across the festival’s six indoor and outdoor stages at Sha Tin’s Science Park.
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The crowd at Sonar.

The festival also featured a programme of creative technology activities, including talks, workshops, virtual reality experiences and audiovisuals.
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Sonar attendees building their own modular synthesizers as part of Dirty Electronics’ hands-on workshop sessions.

British DJ Gilles Peterson spoke to HKFP about his world music influences before his headliner set at Sónar.
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DJ Shadow at Sonar.

Founded in Barcelona and held around the world, the Sónar festival is set to return to Hong Kong next year.
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The audience leaving their mark at Levi’s poster wall.

Saturday’s full line-up can be reviewed here.
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Producer Evian Christ at Sonar.

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Blood Wine or Honey. Photo: HKFP/Tom Grundy.

DJ Gilles Peterson

DJ Gilles Peterson. Photo: HKFP/Tom Grundy.

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The Hong Kong Science Park.

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Berlin techno DJ Ellen Allien at Sonar.

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In Pictures: Sónar music and arts festival premieres in Hong Kong