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Vivid Sydney

2, 88 Cumberland St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
+61 2 9931 1111
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Vivid Sydney Sydney  Australia
VIVID Sydney Sydney  Australia
Vivid Sydney: When a City Becomes a Playground for the Senses Sydney  Australia
Vivid Sydney Sydney  Australia
VIVID Sydney Sydney  Australia
Vivid Sydney: When a City Becomes a Playground for the Senses Sydney  Australia

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Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Vivid Sydney

If you are visiting Sydney at the end of May or early in June, you’ll get to experience a unique annual event of light and music, when the city is transformed into a spectacular canvas. Vivid Sydney takes over the city after dark, with neon colors illuminating the famous icons and landmarks. Adding color to the city’s sights with creativity and inspiration, Vivid Sydney includes hugely popular immersive light installations and projections. From the Sydney Opera House that seems to change in both color and texture and the illuminated Sydney Harbour Bridge to the glowing facades on the city’s historic buildings, the interactive urban gallery seems endless. To truly immerse yourself in all of Vivid Sydney’s glory, Swain Destinations can arrange a harbor cruise after the sun sets to see the sights from the water. Or, for a bird’s eye view, climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on a Bridge Climb, as the city and bridge light up below you. Quickly becoming one of the biggest festivals of its kind in the southern hemisphere, Vivid Sydney will let you see this world-class city in a whole new light.

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Swain Destinations
about 2 years ago

Vivid Sydney

From May 26 to June 17 Vivid Sydney, the unique festival of light, music and ideas transforms the city into a spectacular canvas of light and sound, with neon colors illuminating its landmarks by night. These popular immersive installations make the facades of historic buildings glow and the Sydney Opera House change in color and texture. The result is a vibrant, interactive urban gallery with seemingly endless possibilities. To truly surround the wonder of vivid Sydney, Swain Destinations will arrange a harbor cruise after the sun sets. For a bird’s eye view, climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge on a Bridge Climb, as the city alights below. Quickly becoming one of the biggest festivals of its kind in the southern hemisphere, Vivid Sydney will let you see this world-class city in a whole new light.
Air New Zealand | New South Wales
almost 3 years ago

VIVID Sydney

Billed as the world’s largest festival of lights, music, and ideas, VIVID Sydney is a one-of-a-kind celebration of innovation in a city that embraces creativity. More than 1.7 million people attended in 2015, drawn by a lineup of 500 speakers as well as some 70 bands and more than 200 DJs. The popularity of the event has led its organizers to extend it for an additional five nights in 2016. Now a 23-day festival, it will run from May 27 to June 18. Even more than the musical performances and speakers, VIVID Sydney stands out for its light installations. From 6 p.m. each night, light installations and projections illuminate the world famous Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, Taronga Zoo and precincts including The Rocks historical district, Walsh Bay, Martin place and the facades of countless buildings in the city—even the ships crossing the harbor—become the backdrop for installations by the most innovative lighting designers and artists. During VIVID Sydney, once the sun sets, the entire city is transformed into a colorful, glowing work of art.
over 4 years ago

Vivid Sydney: When a City Becomes a Playground for the Senses

Walking along the banks of Sydney’s famed harbour is an experience in itself, but with the sails of the sails of the Opera House bathed in green and illuminated deep-sea monsters slowly cruising on the paths of Circular Quay you know something big is happening.

Welcome to Vivid, a festival of lights, music and ideas and the highlight of the Sydney in Winter program that will be hosted from May 24th until June 10th, 2013.

Semi-Permanent, hosted at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, unites the creative world to inspire creative’s with a panel of globally known speakers.
Musical performances from local and international artists, including Empire of the Sun, will be taking place at the Sydney Opera House and Carriageworks; but it’s the lights that attract the most attention.

Wander through illuminated laneways around The Rocks, or gaze at giant Swarovski crystal chandeliers as they dance light around Circular Quay, whilst a fractured heart plays in a waterfront warehouse – the fractured heart that Gotye played at the 2012 ARIA’s that is.
A feast for the senses as the neon burns from sunset (6pm) til late into the night.

With a specially devised ‘light walk’ to guide you through Walsh Bay, Campbell’s Cove, The Rocks and finally, Circular Quay, thousands of people will line the waterfront to see how Vivid Sydney becomes.