Sunburn, a Percept Intellectual Property, is Asia’s Premiere Electronic Dance Music (EDM) Festival, and is ranked amongst the world’s biggest music festivals. Started in 2007 as a 3 day music festival in Goa, Sunburn has grown to become an aspirational lifestyle brand boasting an eclectic mix of music, entertainment, experiences and celebration that has seeded music tourism in India.

Over the past decade, Sunburn has brought together renowned International and Indian artists to entertain hundreds of thousands of dance music lovers across the country and overseas, and positioned India as a prime dance festival destination to the world. Given the massive popularity of Sunburn, the brand adapted to offer different experiences to different demographic & geographic audiences via Sunburn Festival, Sunburn Reload, Sunburn Arena, and Sunburn Campus, thereby reaching out to millions of EDM fans across the country and overseas.

Sunburn has the distinction of having brought down to India the world’s top 10 DJs, including Swedish House Mafia, Martin Garrix, Tiesto, Avicii, Hardwell, Deadmau5, Armin van Buuren, David Guetta, Afrojack, Above & Beyond, The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Marshmello, Paul Van Dyk, Skazi, Pete Tong, Dash Berlin, and Nicky Romero. Sunburn has also made its successful debut overseas across Colombo, Sri Lanka; Khatmandu, Nepal; Dubai; Muscat; and Melbourne, Australia, thereby creating history to become the first successful indigenous Music IP to cross international shores.

Sunburn is ranked as big as Tomorrowland and Ultra Miami festival as per IMS APAC Business Report 2014, and has won numerous awards and accolades around the globe. Ranked recurrently as Asia’s No. 1 Live Experience Fest since 2009, Sunburn was declared The Best Live Entertainment Event of the Year multiple times and has also won the Best Festival award at the WOW Awards, BW Applause Awards and Palm Expo Awards.

Sunburn is a Percept Intellectual Property. With capitalized billings of INR 9.35 billion (FY’18), Percept is at an enviable leadership position in the Entertainment, Media and Communications domain with a team of over 400 people and 32 offices across India and the Middle East.

Awards & Accolades

  • BW APPLAUSE Awards 2019
    • ‘Best Festival of the Year – Music’ – Gold award – Sunburn Pune 2017 – Asia’s premier Electronic Dance Music Festival and a Percept IP
  • BW APPLAUSE Awards 2017
    • ‘Best Music Event of the Year’– Gold award for Sunburn
    • ‘Best Social Media Amplification’- Silver award for Sunburn Digital initiatives
  • WOW Awards 2017 - ‘Festival of the Year’ – Gold award for Sunburn 2016
  • WOW Awards 2016
    • 'Festival of the Year'– Gold award for Sunburn Goa 2015
    • 'New Property of the Year'- Gold award for World’s Biggest Guestlist Event featuring Hardwell
    • 'Concert of the Year' - Gold award for World’s Biggest Guestlist Event featuring Hardwell
    • 'CSR Campaign of the Year' - Gold award for World’s Biggest Guestlist Event featuring Hardwell
    • 'Concert of the Year'- Silver award for Sensation India 2016
  • WOW Awards 2015
    • 'Entertainment Event Property of the Year'- Gold award for Sunburn
    • 'Digital Presence for a Property'- Gold award for Sunburn
    • 'Brand Association with an Entertainment Platform' - Silver award for Sunburn and Quikr exchange
    • Achievement Award for Sunburn
    • Best Event Management & Production Group Award at Palm Expo 2014
  • WOW Awards 2014
    • 'Entertainment IP of the Year' - Gold award for Sunburn
    • 'Entertainment Event of the Year' - Gold award for Sunburn
    • "Best Event Management & Production Group" Award at Palm Expo 2013
    • 'MyFav Award 2012-13' – 'Best Festival of the Year' category for Sunburn
    • WOW Awards 2012 - ‘Festival of the Year’ - Gold for Sunburn
  • WOW Awards 2011:
    • 'Entertainment Event of the Year'- Gold for Sunburn
    • ‘Sports Property of the Year’ – Award for Fight Night – Lagaan Cup
    • WOW Awards 2009 - 'Best Live Event of the Year' – Award for Sunburn


  • Mr. Manuj Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Percept Live
  • Mr. Karan Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Percept Live

Contact Details

  • Corporate Office: P-2, Level 3, Raghuvanshi Estate, 11/12 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai – 400013. INDIA
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