October 29th, Hyderabad – Sensation is coming to India on 6th of February! The World’s Leading Dance Event will bring an amazing show to Hyderabad where each guest will be a part of an unforgettable music experience. Acrobats, performers, DJs and tens of thousands of event goers will all contribute their part to this unique dance manifestation.
What started as a once-only event in 2000 has turned into an international phenomenon. During the years Sensation travelled through 33 nations. The event never creases to amaze, with an all white mandatory dress code, Sensation has united millions of people in the universal language of electronic music experiences.
This out of the world experience will be held at none other than the multipurpose athletic stadium situated in the Gachibowli suburb of Hyderabad. Since the event will attract massive crowd, its fortunate that the stadium has a capacity of 40,000 people approximately with a built up area of 14,850 m² (3.67 acres).
Just to explain the massive scale of the concept – A team of 30 engineers worked on the design and construction of the show for 5 months. The pyro design includes more than 70 positions from where the pyro will be shot. The show contains more than 800 LED lights, these lights are specially designed for the show and can be controlled individually. Sensation will travel with 10 containers from Amsterdam to India by road and water. The stage is a big carousel with flying horses. The carousel rotates 3 times per minute. The rotating top by itself weights 9 ton (kilo) and turns separately from the DJ booth, they can turn in opposite directions. The carousel contains 12 winches driven by computers. In these winches are hanging 8 dancers and 4 will hang in the arches. Sensation has a center stage, rather than a usual concert setup with an end stage, giving easy access to all fans.
Sensation will have more than 130 speakers and subs to give the crowd a best as possible sound experience throughout the venue. It takes over 7 days to build the show with over 100 local crew support. Over 96 moving heads will be installed in between the decoration. The inflatable girls are made of 3000m2 of fabric. The arches are driven by a hydraulic system and will be controlled with a computer.
With an overall population of 9.5 million out of which at least 70% being youth; Hyderabad is obviously one of the most coveted destinations for an event of this stature. No wonder Hyderabad has off late seen a spate of Dance music events headlined by artists like Blasterjaxx, Afrojack, W&W and Armin Van Buuren all thronged by adoring fans. Tourism in Hyderabad is also exploding with international and domestic traffic as the city beautifully blends in the traditional and the modern; Full of centuries-old Islamic royal monuments with great cuisine, bazaars and bridges, hills and lakes make for a beautiful tourist experience. Added to this is the fact that Hyderabad is well connected via a world class airport across domestic as well as international sectors. Hyderabad a city to reckon with and Sensation an event to remember.
India can expect to enjoy the ride of a lifetime in which Sensation takes you to the next level through unbelievable special effects and the groundbreaking stage design with numerous acts from both floor and in the air. This is something India has neither seen nor experienced ever! India, Are you ready? Sensation is coming!
Quote from Mr K T Rama Rao – Minister for Panchayat Raj & IT, Telangana State
“I congratulate Sensation – The World’s Leading Dance Event for choosing Hyderabad as their host city in India and welcome them to the state of Telangana. It is a reaffirmation of our positioning of Hyderabad as the major events /conventions destination in South Asia. This event will truly place Hyderabad on the international music and dance festivals map and will be a jewel in the crown for our Happening Hyderabad campaign. We look forward to hosting Sensation partygoers not only from different parts of India, but also all across the world. ”
Quote from Mr. B.Venkatesham, IAS., Secretary (Youth Advancement, Tourism & Culture) Department, Telangana State
‘’At the outset, I congratulate Sensation for having selected Hyderabad for hosting the World’s leading Dance event. I am extremely happy to welcome you here and feel proud to claim that now world over Hyderabad has been recognized as one of the leading metros in India for MICE destinations, and is on the fast track to becoming India’s Convention Capital.
A major catalyst for Hyderabad’s growth is its unique location and interesting benefits for both MICE and leisure travellers who can enjoy the world class infrastructure and experience warm hospitality and culture. The city of Pearls has now been ranked as #2 on the global list of places to see in 2015, published in the annual guide of ‘Traveler’ magazine of National Geographic.’’
Quote from Ms. Brenda Munsterman, General Manager, Sensation International, ID&T
“Already over 5 years ago our team visited India to explore different cities, venues and partners. We are extremely happy to finally have found the ideal combination in the beautiful city of Hyderabad, the impressive venue of the Gachibowli stadium and experienced local partner Voila Events. I hope the crowd will be pleased that they will be the first to see this Sensation show after its premiere in Amsterdam. I look forward to experience the feeling of unity with all of our Indian fans dressed in white.“
Quote from Vijay Amritraj – Partner & CEO, Voila Events
“Voila Events is delighted to bring Sensation – The World’s Leading Dance Event to Hyderabad. Our previous successes in the city with international artistes like Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack etc., has given us the confidence to pitch for a leading dance event like Sensation. With its brilliant stages, theatrical acts, cutting edge sound and light technology, pyrotechnics, special effects and the worlds’ most famous DJs, I am sure that Sensation Hyderabad is going to be an event like none before.”
Sensation and 10,000 HOURS
Together with 10,000 HOURS, Sensation is inspiring dance-lovers to pay it forward. Anyone who bought a ticket for Sensation automatically donates €0,25 to 10,000 HOURS. Sensation doubles this donation to €0,50. With this contribution and the help of volunteers, Sensation and 10,000 HOURS are able to organize a special volunteer day. Over 75 children with special needs will get the ultimate Sensation experience: a day full of workshops ends in a Sensation-show that is specially organized for them.
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What began in 2000 as a one-off event in the Amsterdam Arena, is now a truly international phenomenon. Until now, Sensation has toured over 33 countries and welcomed over two million visitors worldwide. With the iconic all-white dress code and yearly-renewed themes Sensation lives up to its name. The Sensation concept has won awards for ‘best event of the year’ in countries such as the Netherlands, Germany, Australia, Brazil and Denmark. Sensation uses the positive power of music and dance as a universal language, which connects millions of people around the world.
IT & Communications Department of Telangana in association with Department of Tourism and Department of Industries is launching ‘Happening Hyderabad’ – an annual events campaign that will focus on year round events.
In the last few years, Hyderabad has emerged as the Convention/Events capital of India and recognized as one of the major convention destinations in south Asia. It has one of the State-of-the-art venues, accommodation and efficient transport systems. As a tourist destination, Hyderabad is known for its culture, cuisine and the royalty with a history of 450 years and is proud of its heritage.
Hyderabad has an outstanding history of hosting International and National events. However, there is a strong need to focus on the regional conventions and home grown business events in the IT & Communications sector like the HYSEA Annual IT Summit, TiE ISB Connect etc and make them as Global events.
One of the largest states in South India, Telangana is known for its hospitality and multicultural and pluralistic society. Hyderabad, the capital city of this state is the fifth largest city in India and home to some of India’s best educational institutions, public sector and defence companies and a thriving global services sector and film industry.The region achieved statehood after a prolonged struggle and is known for its unique culture, dialect, cuisines and other aspects. Constituting a major part of Deccan plateau, Telangana has a pleasing climate, with abundant natural and water resources. The state is the gateway to Krishna and Godavari Rivers in South India and is considered the seed capital of India. The other districts of Telangana namely Adilabad, Nizamabad, Warangal, Khammam, Karimnagar, Nalgonda, Medak, Rangareddy and Mahabubnagar represent the rural diversity and exquisite richness of Telangana. One of the wealthy economies in India, Telangana is here to take its rightful place in the country, as a highly developed state and society with a proud history and grand heritage.
Telangana Tourism is a state Government organisation which promotes tourism in Telangana State, India, which aims to develop tourist infrastructure and operate packages for overall development of tourism in the State. It is also involved in many areas of development i.e., Hotels, Resorts, Wayside amenities, Tour Packages, Cruises / Boats, Sound & Light shows, Eco-Tourism, etc. besides to provide tourist amenities at tourist destinations.
Telangana is not only Hyderabad but, also offers the heritage site of the Kakatiya Fort, Rammappa Temple and the Thousand pillar temple at Warangal; for the Spiritually inclined, Lord Sri Ram Temple at Bhadrachalam (Khammam District), Jogulamba Temple (one of the 18 Shakti peetam) Mahabubnagar District, Kolunpaka Jain temple (Nalgonda District), Mecca Masjid (Hyderabad) and the Medak Church (Medak District). Telangana is emerging as an Investment destination due to its proactive investor friendly policies.
About Voila Events
Voila Events is Hyderabad’s leading Events & Live Entertainment Company with a commitment to bringing world class, cutting edge entertainment to the city. Our business is focused in the areas of Live Entertainment, Large Corporate Events and High-profile Weddings. We partner with Percept and Wizcraft, India’s leading entertainment companies in the Hyderabad territory. Our events in the recent past have starred international artists like Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Blasterjaxx, W&W and Farhan Akhtar. Our upcoming gigs in 2015 include Tiesto, DJ Snake and R3hab.