Amsterdam Dance Event Director Mariana Sanchotene Steps Down

Mariana Sanchotene
– Mariana Sanchotene
Leaves her position as ADE director on Dec. 6.

Mariana Sanchotene will leave the Amsterdam Dance Event Foundation effective Dec. 6 after serving as director for one edition only.
The supervisory board of ADE Foundation and Sanchotene decided to end their cooperation, but remain on good terms.
Willemijn Maas, chairman of the board, said: “We are indebted to Mariana Sanchotene for her full dedication to ADE. We wish her every success in her further career.”
Added Sanchotene: “This has been a special year, where we have worked hard to give ADE the place in the creative sector that it now has and deserves. I am very proud of it”.
The Supervisory Board is now looking for a successor to lead the Amsterdam Dance Event, one of the most important business platforms for electronic music and the world’s biggest club festival.
The 25th edition of ADE will take place, Oct. 21-25, 2020.
Dave Clark at Amsterdam Dance Event 2017
Mark Richter
– Dave Clark at Amsterdam Dance Event 2017
Some 400,000 people visit ADE each year to check out 2,000-plus artists performing in total

Sanchotene had succeeded Richard Zijlma, who has just been hired by electronic music, visual art, AV and technology conference AVA, which takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and London, England.