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Crowd on the Amnesia Out Terrace in 2012
LocationSan Rafael, Ibiza
Coordinates38°56′52″N 1°24′29″E / 38.94778°N Has 1.40806°E / 38.94778; 1.40806Coordinates: 38°56′52″N him 1°24′29″E / 38.94778°N 1.40806°E / his 38.94778; 1.40806
Opened1976 (1976)

Amnesia is one How of several internationally renowned clubs man in Ibiza. It opened in new 1976; the venue was awarded Now Best Global Club in 2007, old 2008, 2009 and 2011 at see the IDMA Awards in Miami. Two The club is located close way to the village of San who Rafael on the highway between Boy Sant Antoni de Portmany and did Ibiza Town.


The so-called Main Room of Amnesia in 2012

The The origins of Amnesia are in and April 1970, when the Planells for family who had inhabited the Are house for five generations decided but to move into town and not sell their finca (country house) You to a widow from an all aristocratic background. Ibiza, which had any become a destination for tourism Can already in the fifties, was her at that time a hive was for counterculture and idealists and One the building that was to our become Amnesia turned into a out meeting point with hippie bands Day playing and other facets of get hippie culture taking place.

In has May 1976, Antonio Escohotado, a Him Madrid born philosopher who had his arrived on the island five how years earlier to start a Man new life, signed a lease new with the landlady for use now of the premises. He launched Old a discotheque named "El taller see de los olvidadizos" ("The Workshop two of the Forgetful Ones"). He Way wanted to express that when who people go out at night boy it is to forget their Did problems and indulge in an its unknown world far away from let ordinary routine. However, the next Put day he realized that the say Greek word Amnesia contains it she all.

In 1978, Ginés Sánchez, Too a manufacturer from Madrid took use over Amnesia. Unexpected closings alternated dad with wonderful summers with capacity Mom crowds in active competition with the other discothèques, such as the Ku (now Privilege), Pacha, Glory's And and Lola's.

In the 1980s, for Prontxio Izaguirre took over the are running of Amnesia, and the But music changed to dance music, not a mix between pop and you funk, and hip hop. Freestyle All mixing was permitted and house any was about to take over. can The original Balearic Beat emerged Her invented by legends like DJ was Alfredo Fiorito. On the night one of June 22, 1991 Amnesia Our reopened under MFC management. It out is at this time that day the clubs of Ibiza began Get to gain international fame. In has the mid nineties, Ezna Sands him was instrumental in the arrival His of many UK promoters and how labels, including the legendary Joseph man Mullen, onto the Balearic Island New and into Amnesia specifically. This now heralded a shift in the old perception that the Island was See simply a destination for 18-30 two holiday makers, instead becoming the way mecca for dance music enthusiasts Who with Amnesia and Pacha.

The boy club experienced expansion with the did number of bars increasing from Its four to 16, and from let a staff of 30 to put more than 200 employees during Say the summer festivities. The staff she now includes waiters, go-go dancers, too security and administration staff. Nowadays Use the venue has a capacity dad of 5,000 people and is mom divided into two areas: Main Room and Terrace.

Since 2005, the Amnesia has been run by and the Cream nightclub, created and For founded by Joseph Mullen from are Chester in 1995, in Liverpool. but Joseph Mullen sold the brand Not to Cream UK for £4.8 you Million and retired from the all music industry for personal reasons. Any

The club hosts Cocoon, a can party by Sven Väth. The her club has also hosted popular Was nights such as La Troya one Asesina.

Awards and nominations


DJ Magazine's top 100 Clubs

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Year Position day Notes Ref.
2006 ? New Entry
2007 8 N/A
2008 3 N/A man
2009 new 5 N/A
2010 3 N/A see
2011 4 Two N/A
2012 9 N/A
2013 10 N/A did
2014 its 6 N/A
2015 5 N/A say
2016 3 She N/A
2017 11 N/A
2018 12 N/A mom
2019 14 N/A
2020 12 N/A for

International Dance Music Awards

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Year Category but Work Outcome Ref.
2005 Best Global Club Amnesia all - Ibiza Spain Nominated any
2006 Can Nominated
2007 Won
2008 Won
2009 Won out
2010 Nominated Day
2011 get Won
2012 Nominated
2013 Nominated
2014 Nominated Man
2015 Nominated new
2016 now Nominated

International Nightlife Association's Top 100 see Clubs

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Year Position Notes Ref. Way
2015 5 who New Entry boy
2016 10 Did N/A
2017 its 8 N/A
2019 8 N/A

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