Vivid Sydney 2015: What To Expect


Vivid Sydney 2015 is an 18-day festival filled with light, ideas and music and it will run from May 22 to June 8, 2015. It is an annual festival in Sydney, Australia that is usually held outdoors and is open to the public. It includes various projections and light installations as well as musical performances and forums.

Vivid Light

This is where lighting artists, manufacturers and designers around the world gather to showcase free light installations and projections in Sydney’s urban spaces including the “Light Origami” (06:00 p.m. to Midnight) on Alfred Street and Ample Projects’ “Norbert the Nautilus” (06:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.) at the Chatswood Mall. Click here to see all of the Vivid Light 2015 Events from the official website of Vivid Sydney.

Vivid Music

No festival is complete without music. And Vivid Sydney 2015 doesn’t disappoint with its lineup of local and international artists that will perform at various venues including small bars as well as the Sydney Opera House. Some of the entertainers to watch out for are Daniel Johns (May 28-29, 8:00 p.m. – Late) and Bill Callahan (May 28-29, 07:30 p.m. – Late). Click here to check out all the performers for Vivid Music 2015.

Vivid Ideas

It’s not all fun and music because Vivid Sydney 2015 is also about discussions of brilliant, creative and innovative ideas. It includes ideas from technology, animation, design, architecture, film, culture, advertising, marketing, arts, lighting and visual effects, or VFX.

Click here to learn more about the Vivid Ideas 2015 from the official website of the event. Some of the exciting Vivid Ideas 2015 events to look out for are the “Vivid Ideas Exchange” at the Museum of Contemporary Art (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.) and “The Structure Of Creative Practice” at the Jane Foss Russell Plaza’s Verge Gallery.

The other places to check out during Vivid Sydney 2015 are the University of Sydney, Central Park, The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Click here to plan your trip to Vivid Sydney 2015. The link includes information about public transport services such as trains, buses, ferries and light rail. For details about special event clearways and road closures, click here to visit Live Traffic NSW.

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