The annual event of light, music and ideas is back in 2014. From Friday 23 May to 9 June, Vivid Sydney will take place delighting people of all ages. Come witness the transformation of the city by creative industry leaders, professionals, artists, and innovative thinkers.
Featuring a combination of art, technology and commerce, Vivid is a must-attend event attracting hundreds of thousands of people from Sydney, around Australia and around the world. It's a time when the world's creative industries gather to celebrate, participate, investigate and operate business over 18 big days. The effects of creativity and imagination at Vivid is guaranteed to wow and amaze you.
Visit Vivid to enjoy immersive lighting experiences, fantastic live performances and inspirational ideas. There will be plenty of forums, free outdoor lighting sculptures and installations to feast your eyes on, and contemporary music performances. In addition, Sydney's most iconic architecture will light up which includes the sails of Sydney Opera House.
As the highlight of Vivid, Vivid Light is one of the world's most extraordinary events featuring light artists; lighting designers; architects; students and graduates in addition to various companies, professionals and manufactures. Gather with family and friends at Circular Quay, The Rocks, Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour and various CBD precincts to see breathtaking, colourful lights along with lighting sculptures, creative installations and tremendous projections. Be dazzled and amazed by this outdoor gallery of lighting brilliance.
Celebrating innovative culture and music, Vivid Music is a deadly music program that is jam-packed with tons of awesome events over 11 days. Hosted and produced by the Sydney Opera House, 2014's program is going to be the biggest and best yet. A huge line-up of contemporary artists from Australia and around the world will be making appearances in addition to featured luminaries.
Have a great idea, but not sure what to do with it? Well Vivid Ideas will help you in turning those ideas into reality. A massive line-up of speakers will make their way to Vivid in order to share their knowledge and expertise. Whether you'd like to build a career or a business in the creative industries or go backstage to watch how productions come together including games, TV and theatre, there is something here for you. Hear personal stories, meet new people and improve your skills. This is your unique opportunity to take a good look at various creative and commercial openings. Come celebrate, connect and network!
This is one of the best events in the events calendar so spread the word and see you there!
More information will be available on the Vivid Sydney website closer to the event so keep your eyes peeled. You should follow them on Facebook and Twitter to receive the updates. In the meantime, check out the Youtube video below to watch some highlights from 2013.