Vivid Live Sydney is an 18n day exceptional festival of live music, light and ideas at The Sydney Opera House. It is the highlight program of Sydney Opera House, where art, music and commerce meet transforming Sydney into a wonderland. This festival runs from 22nd May to 8th June and there is no building like the Opera House with its off white curved structure perfectly reflecting the country`s heritage, culture and architecture.
It is the largest event in Australia with a world class lineup of music shows and concerts in Vivid Music, Public ideas of innovation and breakthrough technology program along with creative workshops in Vivid Ideas and in Vivid Light one can see spectacular display of lighting installations and projections to entertain the public, leaving Sydney to be the most exciting place to be on Earth.
Lighting the Sail – Annual Event
It is Vivid Lives’ sixth annual public event to celebrate the iconic Sydney Opera House`s structure to light up its sails. This year Universal Everything of UK has been commissioned by Vivid Live to create a new projected artwork pushing the latest technology to achieve unusual design format on the sails of the Opera House.
This year there will be more than 10 light shows and the main light show will be centered on Sydney Harbor. Lighting artists, designers from Australia and from other places around the world create innovative light installations and projections of grandeur for public viewing free of cost. Some of the highlights are: Internal Galaxy, Tree of Light, Piano Stairs, Beat, Cloud, Streets Ahead, Dolly, Enchanted Sydney and many more. They are cost free to see, all set in and around the area of Circular Quay.
This year Vivid Light will extend for the first time to four new precincts like Chatswood, Pyrmont, Chippendale, University of Sydney with their lighting projections and visitors will be able to shoot digital fireworks in the skies of Pyrmont.
Vivid Lives’ Music line-up will feature performances from various celebrities at different venues in the city and at Opera House.
DJ of FBi`s Radio will curate a host of music events that will spread across the Sydney`s best music venues for the first time. Powerhouse Museum will host shows of Hoodoo Gurus; Goodgod Smallclub will host hip-hop and dancehall performances.
Jess Sculy will be the curator, who will bring movers and shakers together for this event. It will feature talks at venues like Sydney Town hall, Sydney Theater, and MCA. This event of Vivid Ideas will be a coming together of deep thinkers, industry leaders and game changers in the international arena like designer Stefan Sagmeister, Award winning writer Matthew Weiner and international figure in publishing and branding, Tyler Brule.
Sydney being busy this time of the year, accommodation will be a real challenge. Hotel Booking for Vivid Sydney in Advance is most recommended to get a rental of your choice and without any hassle. So plan your visit to Sydney now. Some of the Popular Hotels in Sydney are Absolute Beachfront Living, Balmain`s Best house, Clifton`s Garden Classic. Balmoral Driftwood, Pyrmont, Woollahra, Sunrise at Manly, North Sydney.