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24 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Lights on! It's time to shine for Vivid Sydney 2019

Sydney will be awash with breathtaking colour and special effects for the next 23 nights, with the lights officially turned on for Vivid Sydney this...


24 May, 2019, 05:42 BST Sydney Secures Hamilton

One of the most successful musicals of the decade, Hamilton, is coming to Sydney thanks to the NSW Government. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said more...


19 Mar, 2019, 03:11 GMT Vivid Sydney 2019 Enters a New Decade of Innovation and Creativity

Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will ignite the Harbour City this winter from Friday 24 May...


24 Oct, 2018, 04:05 BST Take a 60-Second Trip to Sydney's Iconic Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018

Destination NSW has today released breathtaking aerial footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi capturing the stunning outdoor sculpture exhibition on...


12 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Best and Brightest Concepts Invited for Vivid Sydney 2019

Vivid Sydney is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from individuals and organisations across the global creative community to participate in the ...


16 Jun, 2018, 04:13 BST Lights Out for Vivid Sydney 2018

The curtain will soon close on Vivid Sydney 2018, after an incredible 23 days and nights of Light, Music and Ideas. The lights will go out at 11pm...


25 May, 2018, 13:51 BST Lights On! City sparkles as Vivid Sydney lights up for 10th anniversary celebrations

Sydney burst into breathtakingly brilliant colour tonight as the lights switched on for the 10th anniversary of Vivid Sydney, the world's largest...


20 Mar, 2018, 00:15 GMT Vivid Sydney 2018 Festival Program Announced Celebrating 10 Years of Creativity and Innovation

The world's largest festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney returns in 2018 with a spectacular new precinct at Luna Park, the return of...


02 Nov, 2017, 01:00 GMT Sculpture by the Sea 2017, Bondi Beach, Sydney - Drone Video Footage Now Available

Destination NSW has today released breathtaking aerial footage of Sculpture by the Sea 2017, capturing the stunning outdoor sculpture exhibition on...


26 May, 2017, 09:07 BST Lights On! It's Time to Shine for Super-sized Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney will bathe Sydney in breathtaking colour and a dizzying array of special effects as the world's largest festival of light, music, and...


13 Mar, 2017, 23:35 GMT Vivid Sydney 2017: Bigger, Bolder, Brighter

The world's largest festival of light music and ideas, Vivid Sydney returns bigger, bolder and brighter in 2017, with a new precinct at Barangaroo,...


09 Mar, 2017, 09:00 GMT Media Live Stream Alert: Vivid Sydney 2017 Program Launch to be Live Streamed 10:30am, Tuesday 14 March 2017 (AEST)

The official Vivid Sydney 2017 program will be announced at an exclusive media event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and live...


01 Dec, 2016, 09:00 GMT 10 Million Visitors Expected to Head to Sydney This Summer

This Summer, more than 10 million overnight and day trip visitors are expected to visit Sydney to make the most of the warm weather, world famous...


13 Nov, 2016, 23:00 GMT World-famous New Year's Eve Fireworks Set To Light Up Sydney

Sydney is one of the most spectacular places in the world to celebrate New Year's Eve, thanks to its world-famous fireworks that light up locations...


26 Oct, 2016, 09:00 BST SAVE THE DATE - Vivid Sydney 2017

Vivid Sydney, one of the most spectacular light shows in the world, is set to impress again when it returns to Sydney for 23 nights from Friday 26...


19 Jun, 2016, 04:17 BST Vivid Sydney Soars to New Heights

Vivid Sydney 2016 has wrapped up for another year. To celebrate the 23 nights of the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas, Destination...


27 May, 2016, 09:00 BST Vivid Sydney's Glow Takes Over the City

Image gallery of Vivid Sydney available here Broadcast quality footage available here Sydney, Australia is awash with colour this evening as more...


30 Apr, 2016, 07:00 BST Tour Dates Announced for Arsenal FC Visit to Sydney

Arsenal football fans can begin planning their trip to Sydney and NSW, with the team announcing the match dates for their two-game tour in 2017. The...


17 Mar, 2016, 00:30 GMT Expanded Vivid Sydney Line-up Shines in 2016

Expansion into Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and Taronga Zoo Over 80 light installations and projections Bjork, New Order and Bon Iver for Vivid Music...


15 Mar, 2016, 05:33 GMT Media Live Stream Alert: Vivid Sydney 2016 Program Launch to be Live Streamed 10:45am, Thursday 17 March 2016 (AEST)

What: Destination NSW announces Vivid Sydney 2016 program URL: www.vividsydney.com/media-centre When: Thursday 17 March 2016 Time: 10:45am start...


09 Dec, 2015, 05:53 GMT English Football Giant Arsenal FC to Head Down under in New Partnership with Sydney

**A video message from Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger as well as Arsenal and Sydney highlights is available for download at...


10 Nov, 2015, 05:51 GMT Tickets on Sale for My Fair Lady in Sydney

It was announced today that tickets for the 60th Anniversary production of Lerner and Loewe's masterpiece My Fair Lady would go on sale on 21...


30 Oct, 2015, 11:39 GMT Sydney Opera House Lights up for Wallabies

The Sydney Opera House was lit up in green and gold tonight ahead of the Rugby World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in London. Photo -...


28 May, 2015, 18:06 BST Sydney lights up for Tottenham Hotspur FC

Sydney lit up when legendary English football club Tottenham Hotspur FC took a climb up the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which was specially illuminated in ...


22 May, 2015, 10:44 BST Vivid Sydney Sets the City A-Glow

Vivid Sydney, the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas, lit up the Harbour City tonight as the much anticipated annual 18 day event, on ...