Sept. 10—12
2022
Mount Aragats

Sensor Festival brings a massive 3-day lineup to an open-air at an abandoned giant space telescope located at Mount Aragats in Armenia

The world's best — Ivan Smagghe, Maayan Nidam, Ron Morelli, Rhadoo, Byetone, Dopplereffekt, Lea Bertucci, Dhafer Youssef, Tony Buck — are among 40 artists announced in the first wave, along with a list of modern-day festival must-haves: Elena Colombi, Vlada, Raphael Carrau, San Proper, Digby.

Sept. 10—12
2022

Limited release of Early Bird tickets is available. (All tickets are refundable.)

The breathtaking location at the altitude of 1711 meters is within an hour's drive from Armenia's capital, Yerevan. The colossal 54-meter telescope built in the era of sci-fi romanticism is named after Paris Herouni, Armenian radio-physicist and engineer, who led its construction in the early 80s.

Four festival stages will be built on-site equipped with top-tier sound systems. There will be a choice of camping options offered as well as a scheduled transportation from Yerevan during the event.

Sensor encourages everyone to do their own research on Armenia, as the country is a hidden gem that has so much to offer to travelers of all interests and budgets.

A—Z A Guy Called Gerald, AIGEL, Andre Pahl, Binh, Broken English Club, Byetone, Cantenac Dagar, Dan Andrei, Denis Kaznacheev, Dhafer Youssef, Digby, DJ Majkel, Dopplereffekt, Ece Özel, Eiger Drums Propaganda, Elena Colombi, GFRND, Hayk Karoyi, Hespermen, HOV, Ivan Smagghe, Jing Lekker, Junki Inoue, Katerina, Krikor, Lea Bertucci, LEYA, Lipelis, Lisokot, Maayan Nidam, Maoupa Mazzocchetti, Margenrot, Martin Kling, Matias Aguayo, Merlin Ettore, MEROUJ, Mick Wills, Missteikk, Molero, Nastia Reigel, Oko DJ, RAKANS, Raphael Carrau, Rhadoo, Robin Ordell, Roma Ptashenko, Ron Morelli, San Proper, Sacha Mambo, Sentimental Rave, TmbaTa Orchestra, Vaahzer, Velv.93, Violet, Vlada, Zeina ... more TBA

FAQ

With care for travelers and electronic music enthusiasts in its heart, Sensor is here to offer you a truly unique experience. Get ready for a great journey to the beautiful peaceful land of Armenia and its sunny capital Yerevan, a charming city that dates back to the 8th century BC.

The festival is located 40 km (an hour's drive) away from the city. This is the first electronic music event at an abandoned space telescope facility build in early 1980s on Mount Aragats. There will be 4 stages in total: three outdoors and one in the halls of the former research center.

What camping options does Sensor offer?

As the festival's location is within one-hour drive from Yerevan, these are the main options you should look into:

1. Plan your trip(s) to the festival's site while staying in Yerevan. This option is recommended because it gives you maximum flexibility and all the comfort you need. There will be a shuttle from the city center and back running every 30 minutes. Taxis are also an option since they are affordable and easy to get via UTaxi, GG Taxi, and Yandex Taxi apps. Additionally, the festival will offer free chill-out zones to rest on-site.

2. Renting a pre-installed tent at the festival's camping site is another recommended option. There will be 2-person tents available.

NOTE: This part of the FAQ will be updated with the actual booking link.

3. Setting up your own tent at the festival's camping site. This option requires purchase of a camping pass in addition to a ticket. NOTE: This part of the FAQ will be updated with the actual booking link.

NOTE: This part of the FAQ will be updated with the actual booking link.

How do I get to the festival site?

There will be a shuttle from the city center and back running every 30 minutes. Taxis are also an option since they are affordable and easy to get via UTaxi, GG Taxi, and Yandex Taxi apps.

We are traveling as a family. What options for kids does the festival offer?

Unfortunately, this installment of the festival is not designed to host families with kids. The best option would be to have a suitable accommodation in Yerevan and plan trip(s) to the festival's site and back by Sensor's shuttle or by taxi.

Which airport in Armenia do you fly into?

Most flights to Armenia land in Zvartnots International airport. The airport, located close to the capital city of Yerevan, has regular flights by a number of airlines, including Air France, Pegasus, LOT, Lufthansa, United, Eurowings, Condor, etc.

What is the climate / weather in Armenia?

September is one of the hottest months in Armenia, which has a highland continental, dry tropical climate. The festival's location is at an altitude of 1700m, which makes the weather conditions on the festival's site very pleasant.

How long should our trip to Armenia be?

Given the fact that Sensor is a 3-day festival, you should plan a week-long trip. If you are keen to see the country, you may want to extend it.

Armenia's capital city of Yerevan is known for its sightseeing attractions, architectural and sculpture ensembles (Cascade, Tsitsernakaberd, Charles Aznavour Square, Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, Vernissage). There are more than 25 museums opened to public (Modern Art, Parajanov, Martiros Saryan, Matenadaran). Modern Yerevan is being praised for its vibrant restaurant scene. The city is very relaxed, with lots of parks, outdoor cafes.

There are places of interest in Armenia beyond Yerevan. The most popular travel destinations are Lake Sevan, Dilijan, Tatev, Jermuk, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery. There is a list of places labeled as the UNESCO Sites of Armenia. Various operators on established trip-planning platforms offer a choice of one-day or overnight-stay tours at affordable prices.

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