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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tian Du Yuanshuai. A temple-goer wheels sacred weavings down the road.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tian Du Yuanshuai. A temple-goers wheels sacred items down the road. Behind him the powerful symbol of the tiger.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Smoke fills the air in a busy road in Kaohsiung as the cavalcade for Tiandou Yuanshuai marches forth, intermittently setting of these huge gunpowder explosions.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Exhuausted from the day's exertions, a Tiandou Yuanshuai follower takes a rest on the blackened effigy of Marshal Tian Du, which they have been parading down the road and setting off masses of firecrackers under.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Celebration of Tian Du Yuanshuai's birthday. The remnants of used firecrackers are kicked aside to prepare for more explosive celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The cavalcade for Tiandou Yuanshuai. Taoist devotees take a break from wheeling a golden gong down the road.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Figure of Tian Du Yuanshuai bearing his name "田都元帥" around his neck.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Players of the traditional Chinese instrument the suona, which often accompanies deity's birthday celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

The sign bears the name of the Taiwanese Taoist temple that this group represents. The air is filled with the smoke of huge firecracker explosions.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Experienced player of the traditional Chinese instrument the suona, which often accompanies deity's birthday celebrations.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Celebration of Tian Du Yuanshuai's birthday. Three temple brothers with traditional tiger face paint.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Tian Du Yuanshuai is paraded down the road in Kaohsiung

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Close up of the face of a figure representing Tian Du Yuanshuai, the deity of regional Chinese and Taiwanese opera. The legend says he was saved as an infant by crabs, who fed him on their saliva; hence, he has a crab symbol on his forehead. His followers and many members of opera troupes will not eat crab out of respect for the saviours of their sacred Marshal Tian Du.

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Tin Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotee of Tiandou Yuanshuai, face blackened by ash and marked by searing firecrackers. Behind him the effigy of Marshal Tian Du which they have been parading down the road and setting off masses of firecrackers under.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Figure of Tiandou Yuanshuai and temple-goer with traditional suona instrument under his arm.

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Tian Du Yuanshuai
By Benedict Young
15 Jun 2014

Devotees of Tian Du Yuanshuai, faces blackened by ash. They have been carrying an effigy of Marshal Tian Du through the streets, occasionally setting off huge numbers of firecrackers under the effigy and standing right next to the explosion as it rocks the area and covers them in ash.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 01
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A member of UK drum 'n' bass band Rudimental performs in SonarClub. The West London group consists of no less than 12 musicians; MC's, organs, synthesisers, guitars, percussion and MPCs.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 02
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Members of UK drum 'n' bass band Rudimental during their performance in SonarClub.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 03
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Fans of the UK drum 'n' bass band Rudimental watch their performance at SonarClub.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 04
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A crowd of disco lovers enjoy CHIC feat. Nile Rodgers in SonarPub. The legendary American disco band returned to Sonar for the first time since their 2006 show.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 05
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Spanish duo 'BSN Posse' perform in SonarCar. The next Sonar installment will take place in Cape Town at the end of the year.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 06
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Partygoers take a rest between concerts. 109,000 people from all over the world visited Sonar 2014.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 07
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Tomas Høffding, member of Copenhagen-based experimental pop band WhoMadeWho, jumps into the crowd during their concert in SonarVillage.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 08
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
15 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Crowds during the concert of Copenhagen-based experimental pop band WhoMadeWho in SonaVillage. 155 shows were performed in the Catalan festival.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 09
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Festival-goers in front of Carsten Nicolai's audiovisual installation "Unidisplay".

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 10
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A fan enjoying the Peruvian band Dengue Dengue Dengue. The electronic music festival takes place over three days and nights.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 11
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Electronic artist Derek Vincent Smith, also known as 'Pretty Lights', in SonarClub. Pretty Lights' music is based on sampling, combining hip-hop beats, glitches and samples of old funk and soul.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 12
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Partygoers enjoy the performance of Peruvian duo Dengue Dengue Dengue at SonarDme.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 13
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A partygoer dances between the lights in SonarLab.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 14
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Swedish singer Robyn in SonarClub during her performance with the Norwegian duo Royksopp. These two Nordic artists were among the most acclaimed acts at Sonar and joined forces for the catalan festival.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 15
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A fan enjoys the performance of Robyn and Royksopp in SonarClub.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 16
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A member of the Norwegian band Royksopp performs at SonarClub.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 17
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

A couple in SonarLab. Sonar Festival is hosted in 8 cities around the world and kicked off in Barcelona on 12th of June.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 18
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
14 Jun 2014

June 14, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Festival-goers enjoy the concert of Copenhagen-based experimental pop band WhoMadeWho in SonarVillage.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 19
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
13 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

MC Schmidt and Drew Daniel, members of American electronic music band Matmos, in SonarHall. The duo put on a real spectacle performing live interaction between visuals and sounds.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 20
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
13 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Peruvian duo Dengue Dengue Dengue perform at SonarDme. The Peruvian pair, Felipe Salmon and Rafael Pereira, play Cumbia-based mashups mixed-up with other genres like dubstep and minimal techno among others.

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SONAR Electronic Music Festival 2014 21
Barcelona
By Biel Calderon
13 Jun 2014

June 13, 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Partygoers enjoy a DJ set performed by James Murphy and the Belgium duo 2ManyDJs in DESPACIO.