Sydney’s Vivid Festival Lineup Is Finally Announced!

Each year, Sydney’s Vivid Festival wows audiences of every age and background imaginable. The festival is easily one of the cultural highlights of the year, offering locals and visitors the chance to engage with some of the most fascinating artists in the world. Boasting music, visual arts and idea-based events, the Vivid Festival is a must-attend event for anybody visiting Sydney!

The Sydney Town Hall...

The Sydney Town Hall…

Over the course of eighteen days, Vivid brings together the best in international arts and culture. There are free exhibitions and events, as well as a plethora of paid events that appeal to a broad cross section of the city. This year, there will be wonderful outdoor art galleries, plenty of fantastic light shows for the whole family and a musical roster including some of the biggest names in the industry today.

US jazz legend Pharaoh Sanders will play an intimate gig at the Carriageworks venue, while indie darling Sufjan Stevens will be playing selections form his new album Carrie & Lowell. British eighties hero Morrissey will also be in town for a series of intimate events, while local acts such as Daniel Johns will also be appearing on selected evenings.

Matthew Weiner, creator of the popular series Mad Men, will be in town to discuss his experiences on the program, and publisher Tyler Brule will also be on hand to discuss his life as a senior editor for several large-scale publications including Wallpaper and Monocle. Designer Stefan Sagmeister is set to discuss his achievements in the field of design, and several other prominent speakers will also thrill crowds.

Vivid is an internationally renowned event that truly illuminates the city and iconic harbour. The mesmerising installations, illustrious light shows and thrilling kids’ activities coalesce to create a highly unique festival, ideal for groups of friends, partners or families to enjoy together.

This year’s Vivid Festival runs from May 22 to June 8 2015, so be sure to visit their website in order to snap up tickets and find out more about the smorgasbord of events on offer. You won’t regret taking part in the wonderful event- so make it along to the Vivid Festival if you can!

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