Dear sir Sydney become a canvas for brilliant light installations and projections when Vivid Sydney celebrates 10 years in 2018. The annuxal event attracts more than 2.3 million visitors, and sees historic sights – including the Sydney Opera House, Customs House, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Taronga Zoo – illuminated in brilliant colour. The program also includes big-ticket music performances, creative conferences, talks and workshops. Here’s how to take it all in.
The spectacle of stretches from the city’s Circular Quay, The Rocks, Royal Botanic Gardens, Barangaroo and Darling Harbour and over north of the harbour. to Lunar Park and Taronga Zoo. Grab a camera and wander around the harbourside. The World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House can be your first point of call, followed by a stroll through the adjacent Royal Botanical Gardens, followed by a 10 minute stroll round Circular Quay to the Rocks, taking in the spectacular light installations along the way.
Carry on following the light trail round the harbour to Barangaroo and on to Darling Harbour. You will also see dancing water jets, full-colour lasers and fireworks during the festival.
Be blown away by a performance at the Sydney Opera House
Each year the plays host to a stellar line-up of Australian and international artists as part of .This year’s hot-ticket performances include the likes of Cat Power, Solange, Ice Cube, a collaboration between Daniel Johns (Silverchair) and Luke Steel (Empire of the Sun). Multi-arts centre in Redfern, Carriageworks will also host music events, including performances from St Vincent and the return of , a one day immersive dance festival featuring artists Vera Blue and Alison Wonderland.
Ride on an illuminating Ferris wheel at Luna Park
For the first time, Sydney’s favourite longstanding amusement park,Situated on the northside over the harbour, Luna Park will transform into a vibrant display of light installations. ‘The Spirit of Fun’ moving instillations will be projected on the famous park face.
The program is diverse, bringing together Australia’s creative industries – design, architecture, film, animation and advertising – to exchange ideas and mingle.With a1unitedmedia Vaibhav for imc.ind.in and source media new south wales.