Apply for Vivid Sydney 2020

Expression of Interest opens on:

  • Light: Thursday 1 August 2019
  • Ideas: Tuesday 6 August 2019
  • Music: Monday 26 August 2019
Why Apply

621 million people were reached with #VividSydney in 2019

Be seen on vividsydney.com with 1.8 million web visits in 2019

Join over 100 artists from over 20 countries

Over 6,000 event tickets were sold on vividsydney.com in 2019

Be part of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest arts event

Voted Best Tourism Event at the Australian Event Awards in 2017 and 2018

Connect with over 2 million visitors

Be part of the 12th Vivid Sydney festival

Over 100,000 people enjoyed a Vivid Music gig in 2019

Contribute to the sustainable values of Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney has over 700,000 social followers

Over 33,000 people enjoyed a Vivid Ideas event in 2019

"It is an opportunity for artists and creatives to bring their works to life at a festival with a significant international audience"

Sandra Chipchase - Destination NSW CEO and Vivid Sydney Executive Producer

Application Guide

Choose your category

Key Dates

Light

Vivid Light transforms the Sydney CBD after dark through the presentation of a free, accessible and sustainable light walk. Each year Vivid Light presents Sydney’s iconic buildings and foreshore precincts in a new dimension, with light sculptures, installations, and 3D-mapped building projections.

EOI Key Dates

Need To Know
1. The Opportunity
Which components of Vivid Light can I apply for?
2. Selection Criteria
How will my application be evaluated?
3. Funding Model
How is my art financed?
Music

Vivid Music showcases the diverse spectrum that exists within the local and global contemporary music scene, ranging from emerging artists through to pioneering music legends. Vivid Music champions the individuals, companies and collectives that support the music industry through innovative and creative technology, product development, management and production.

Applications open 26 August 2019.
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Need To Know
1. The Opportunity
Which components of Vivid Music can I apply for?
2. Selection Criteria
How will my application be evaluated?
3. Funding Model
How is my event financed?

EOI Key Dates

Ideas

Vivid Ideas is where you can workshop, collaborate and cultivate fresh thinking to drive the creative agenda across tech, design, entertainment and culture. Vivid Ideas champions creativity, technology, innovation, big ideas and skills for the future. The program connects the creative industry and general public audiences with creative professionals with world-class creators, makers and thinkers.

EOI Key Dates

Need To Know
1. The Opportunity
Which components of Vivid Ideas can I apply for?
2. Selection Criteria
How will my application be evaluated?
3. Funding Model
How is my event financed?

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Vivid Sydney is owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW, the NSW Government’s Tourism and Major Events Agency.