SOCO Festival is an international music festival dedicated not only to contemporary electronic, digital and experimental music but also to a broad range of activities that combine art, design and technology under the common underlying connection to sound. One of its main objectives is to strengthen the relationship between art music and ideas, positioning Uruguay within a regional and global context. It seeks to disseminate and spread the democratic values that are inherent in experimental music and its associated artistic practices.
SOCO Festival is the first international Advanced Music and Contemporary Culture festival of Uruguay. Its first edition 2011 was co-organized with E.C.A.S. – Networking Tomorrow’s Art for an Unknown and ICAS. It counted on the participation of various international renowned artists, journalists, curators and thinkers from Europe and the Americas. Actually the festival acts as a platform developing series of events through the year.