Terms and conditions for participation in the competition

Send your music to Luyten's Star and win a VIP Pass for 4 people


Advanced Music SL (SÓNAR) with registered office at Calle Zamora 45-47, 6º 1ª, Post Code 08005, Barcelona (Spain), will carry out the promotion entitled 'Send your music to Luyten's Star b and win a VIP Pass for 2 people' (Hereinafter, the 'COMPETITION').


The COMPETITION will be held worldwide, exclusively for participants over 18 years of age. The period for participation in the COMPETITION will begin on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12AM and end on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:59PM.


All those persons who submit a musical composition of exactly 10 seconds in length, by means of an audio file in .wav format, with music created specifically for the COMPETITION to email address [email protected] will be entitled to participate in the COMPETITION.


SÓNAR will give a prize to three winners. Each prize consists of 4 VIP Passes, valid for access to Sónar by Day (14, 15 and 16 June), Sónar by Night (15 and 16 June) and a selection of Sónar+D activities (14 and 15 June), including access to the VIP areas of Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night.

The prizes of the outlined promotion may in no case be subject to change, alteration, and compensation at the request of the winners or assignment of third parties. The prizes are nominative, non-transferable; they are valid for users who, having been winners, also observe all the requirements contained in these Terms and Conditions.


The winners will be chosen by members of the Sónar Calling GJ273b scientific and artistic team who will discretionally evaluate the different submissions entered, each team member will score submissions between 1 to 10, with the winners being those who obtain the most points. Submissions received will be evaluated from Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12AM and will end on Thursday March 1, 2018 at 11:59PM. In the event that the winner renounces the awarded prize, has not been located within the determined period or does not comply with the requirements established in these rules, SÓNAR will determine another winner through the same aforementioned procedure. The decision of SÓNAR is final and irrevocable.


SÓNAR will notify the result of the COMPETITION to the winning participants before April 23, 2018 by sending an email to the submitted email address. For their part, the winning participants must confirm the acceptance of the prize from which the communication was made by sending the corresponding email to SÓNAR. In the event that the winner and/or the substitutes do not accept the prize, do not collect it, or do not comply with the provisions of these Rules, the prize will be null and void.


The participant must provide all data truthfully. Any false communication of personal data will entitle the organizers of the COMPETITION to disqualify the participation of the winner and revoke the corresponding prize.

SÓNAR is exempt from any liability in the event of any error in the capture or transcription of the data provided by the participants that would prevent their identification. SÓNAR may request identification of the winners by photocopy of DNI or other valid documentation to verify their identity and their age.


The personal data provided by you to participate in the COMPETITION authorizes it to be included in a file or files under the responsibility of SÓNAR, with the purposes of: (i) being able to carry out the development and management of the draw; (ii) management of the delivery of the prizes, (iii) to preserve the data if there is no opposition on your part to the sending of commercial communications related to SÓNAR products and services during and after the draw, which may be of interest to you; (iv) and for any other purpose set forth in these Terms and Conditions.

Participants may exercise at any time, the rights of access, rectification, cancellation or opposition provided in the LOPD. For this purpose, they must send a written request to [email protected].


Participation in the COMPETITION supposes the acceptance of these Terms, as well as the express acceptance to the interpretative decisions that SÓNAR makes of these Terms.


SÓNAR reserves the right to disqualify and eliminate any piece of music that does not meet the following requirements. You affirm and guarantee, with respect to each musical composition that you send, the following:

  • You are the sole author and owner of the rights to the musical composition and the submitted recording;
  • That you have the right to submit the composition to participate in the competition;
  • That the composition or recording does not contain illegal, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, pornographic content;
  • That the composition or recording does not violate the regulations pertaining to copyright, trademarks, rights to contracts or other intellectual property rights of third parties or entities, or violates the rights of individuals to privacy or publicity and that does not include third-party trademarks; materials with third party copyright rights; names, similarities, voices or other identifiable characteristics of famous people or other characters, living or dead.

Any composition or recording that contains commercial content that promotes any product or service other than SÓNAR will automatically be disqualified.

You agree to indemnify SÓNAR for any damage caused to it due to the lack of veracity or incorrectness of the aforementioned statements, especially in regards to rights, fees or other amounts owed to any person in case of aforementioned non-compliance.


The participants guarantee that they possess all the rights to the musical compositions and recordings submitted to the competition.

The participation in the competition does not entail the transfer of any rights to SÓNAR in terms of the compositions and recordings of the participants. After the SÓNAR competition, it will destroy the archives containing the recordings submitted by non-winning participants and pledges not to use any of these recordings.

The winning participants who accept the prize will then grant a license for SÓNAR to use the submitted recording, including the musical composition, in the SÓNAR Festival and the promotion and dissemination of events. For this purpose, SÓNAR is authorized to reproduce the recording and composition, distribute it, communicate it and make it available to the public, without any territorial limitation. The authorization is exclusively from MARCH 1 until DECEMBER 31, 2018; After that period, SÓNAR will have the same rights in a non-exclusive manner and without any timescale limitation, for any communication act of SÓNAR, and especially on the SonarCalling website http://www.sonarcalling.es, http://www.sonarcalling.com, http://www.sonarcalling.cat As the assignment is not exclusive, the participant may, after January 1, 2019, in freely agreed form use the composition and recording.