Travel To Sydney This Winter For The World's Largest Creative Festival -VIVID SYDNEY-

2015-05-13 08:30 2196

SYDNEY, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- See Sydney come alive in the most spectacular way during Vivid Sydney 2015 when the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas is staged in this spectacular harbour city. For 18 nights, from 22 May -- 8 June, Vivid Sydney will again transform the city and harbour into a mesmerising free public exhibition of outdoor lighting sculptures and installations.

Vivid Light is an incredible light show that blankets Sydney's most iconic landmarks in a vibrant display of colour and movement. From 6pm to midnight each night, enchanting light installations and grand-scale 3D projections illuminate the sails of the Sydney Opera House along with more than 60 'light art' sculptures located all through the city to turn night-time into play-time.

The 2015 program includes expansion into new city precincts Chatswood and Central Park as well as expanded offerings at Pyrmont and The Star and The University of Sydney which will see Vivid Sydney's light shine further into the city and the suburbs. Of course there's Vivid Music and the Vivid Ideas seminar program with amazing speakers to entertain, provoke and delight!

Australia Travel Centre has embraced the Vivid Sydney festival with a special Vivid Stay and Play package from US $1,455 per person.

What's included:

  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Return economy airfare to Sydney on Garuda
  • Captain Cook Harbour Lunch Cruise, Vivid Light Cruise, city tour of iconic Sydney landmarks, full day Blue Mountains Tour with Scenic rides, fullboard meals  

Travel dates: Valid for travel to be completed by 08 Jun 15

What not to miss:

Sydney Opera House -- Lighting the Sails

One of the most recognisable installations part of Vivid Sydney. The Lighting of the Sails sees mesmerising digital artwork projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House each night. Playing with technology to invent new forms of design and moving imagery, Universal Everything (UK) has created a digital artwork bound to amaze. 

Customs House -- Enchanted Sydney

From Vivid Sydney regulars, Spinifex, comes Enchanted Sydney, a glorious projection of free-flowing images of Sydney's flora and fauna on the iconic facade of Customs House. The artwork mixes familiar (and not so familiar) aspects of Sydney's natural environment to create a continually evolving and blossoming world.

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia -- Mechanised Colour Assemblage

A Vivid Sydney favourite, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) will be back in 2015 with an entrancing twist. Mechanised Colour Assemblage which will transform the MCA facade into a series of sound and colour 'machines' that create a continuously morphine, audiovisual experience that blends voices and colours together into a single element.

Paint The Town

Paint the Town is a cutting edge, interactive illumination from 32 Hundred and Iain Reed that will transform the world famous view of Sydney Harbour into a breathtaking canvas of light.

In 2015, Vivid Sydney will be bigger than ever, expanding into five precincts and offering more than 60 light displays and projections, as well as an impressive line-up of more than 70 music performances and 150 Ideas talks.

The biggest-ever Vivid Music program will feature Australian-exclusives such as The Hoodoo Gurus at the Powerhouse Museum and Daniel Johns' international solo debut at the Sydney Opera House.

Vivid Ideas will introduce The Game Changers, a new talks series headlined by three global influencers which include multi Emmy-winning writer Matthew Weiner, series creator and executive producer of Mad Men and former executive producer and writer on The Sopranos; Grammy-winning designer Stefan Sagmeister, whose clients include the Rolling Stones, Lou Reed and the Guggenheim Museum; and entrepreneur and publisher Tyler Brule, founder of the world-famous magazines Wallpaper and Monocle.

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Source: Destination NSW