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With 25 events involving First Nations artists and thinkers, there’s plenty of ways to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at this year’s Vivid Sydney, which will take over the city from 27 May to 18 June. From seeing the hottest artists debut on the hallowed stages of Sydney Opera House to thought-provoking debates on racism, storytelling and more, here are nine experiences not to be missed at this year’s festival.  
18 May 2022View more
As Vivid Sydney illuminates the soul of the city for 23 nights, colour your explorations by day with the harbour city’s stellar line-up of events and a wish list of wonders.
11 May 2022View more
In this Q&A with singer Marcia Hines, we learn about her history with gospel music, why she loves Vivid Sydney, and what to expect on the new album at its world premiere during the festival. On 9 and 10 June, Marcia Hines will be performing her album, The Gospel According to Marcia, at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000.
02 May 2022View more
From 27 May to 18 June, the soul of the city takes centre stage. Some of the greatest artists, musicians and thinkers from Australia and the world will be on show at Vivid Sydney. And the best part? You don’t have to spend a cent to experience this celebration of creativity.
28 Apr 2022View more
You’re never too young to soak up the soul of the city. Vivid Sydney is the perfect place to let the kids’ creativity and imagination run wild as they explore a live canvas of light, music and ideas. Taking over the city from 27 May to 18 June, Vivid Sydney will be diving into what makes Sydney tick. It’s a time to inspire little hearts and minds to learn more about our people and our place. Use our top tips to plan your trip and make the most of the festival. You’ll be creating bright memories for the whole family.  
28 Apr 2022View more
Where is it? Customs HouseWho made it? Ken Done and SpinifexWhat is it? A colourful love letter to Sydney
26 Apr 2022View more
Vivid Sydney’s Ideas Curator Tory Loudon discusses the incredible line up for the ideas program in 2022. With over eighty events – this is just a handful of highlights. Tory Loudon, Vivid Ideas curator “This year you can experience ideas in multiple different ways and ignite all your senses! You can participate in workshops or immerse yourself in a performance. You can also listen to our brilliant speakers but then try things out for yourself in hands-on experiences.” - Tory Loudon
20 Apr 2022View more
Vivid Sydney’s new Music Curator Joe Muller shares what he’s most excited about across the groundbreaking Vivid Music program in 2022
13 Apr 2022View more
This year’s Vivid Sydney breaks a lot of new ground. For the first time in the festival’s history, the lights, music and ideas are all centred around a theme – The Soul of Our City.
06 Apr 2022View more
Gill Minervini, Vivid Sydney Festival Director and Light Curator “In 2022, Vivid Sydney dives deep into the essence of Sydney’s soul, exploring what defines the character of great cities. What makes them tick, what makes them unique, what it is that makes us love them and, what makes them powerful catalysts for change? This year I’m really excited about shining a light on some of our city’s lesser-known spaces, along with our icons, delivering bold, inclusive and innovative creative experiences.”  
06 Apr 2022View more
Creating a kaleidoscope of colour on Sydney’s iconic places and secret spaces, this year’s Vivid Sydney light installations will enliven the soul of the city from 27 May to 18 June. This year’s 8km Light Walk is the longest in the festival’s history, stretching from Sydney Opera House to Central Station. Here are four mesmerising art works to get you excited about what’s to come.  
14 Feb 2022View more
The countdown is on for Vivid Sydney — find out about the festival’s direction for this year and the new locations on the Light Walk. The excitement is building for the return of Vivid Sydney to our city — just 100 days to go. From 27 May to 18 June, the streets will come alive with mesmerising art displays and 3D light projections, exhilarating live music performances, thought-provoking debates and deep-dive discussions from some of the world’s brightest minds.
14 Feb 2022View more

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With 25 events involving First Nations artists and thinkers, there’s plenty of ways to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at this year’s Vivid Sydney, which will take over the city from 27 May to 18 June. From seeing the hottest artists debut on the hallowed stages of Sydney Opera House to thought-provoking debates on racism, storytelling and more, here are nine experiences not to be missed at this year’s festival.  
18 May 2022View more
As Vivid Sydney illuminates the soul of the city for 23 nights, colour your explorations by day with the harbour city’s stellar line-up of events and a wish list of wonders.
11 May 2022View more
In this Q&A with singer Marcia Hines, we learn about her history with gospel music, why she loves Vivid Sydney, and what to expect on the new album at its world premiere during the festival. On 9 and 10 June, Marcia Hines will be performing her album, The Gospel According to Marcia, at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000.
02 May 2022View more
From 27 May to 18 June, the soul of the city takes centre stage. Some of the greatest artists, musicians and thinkers from Australia and the world will be on show at Vivid Sydney. And the best part? You don’t have to spend a cent to experience this celebration of creativity.
28 Apr 2022View more
You’re never too young to soak up the soul of the city. Vivid Sydney is the perfect place to let the kids’ creativity and imagination run wild as they explore a live canvas of light, music and ideas. Taking over the city from 27 May to 18 June, Vivid Sydney will be diving into what makes Sydney tick. It’s a time to inspire little hearts and minds to learn more about our people and our place. Use our top tips to plan your trip and make the most of the festival. You’ll be creating bright memories for the whole family.  
28 Apr 2022View more
Where is it? Customs HouseWho made it? Ken Done and SpinifexWhat is it? A colourful love letter to Sydney
26 Apr 2022View more
Vivid Sydney’s Ideas Curator Tory Loudon discusses the incredible line up for the ideas program in 2022. With over eighty events – this is just a handful of highlights. Tory Loudon, Vivid Ideas curator “This year you can experience ideas in multiple different ways and ignite all your senses! You can participate in workshops or immerse yourself in a performance. You can also listen to our brilliant speakers but then try things out for yourself in hands-on experiences.” - Tory Loudon
20 Apr 2022View more
Vivid Sydney’s new Music Curator Joe Muller shares what he’s most excited about across the groundbreaking Vivid Music program in 2022
13 Apr 2022View more
This year’s Vivid Sydney breaks a lot of new ground. For the first time in the festival’s history, the lights, music and ideas are all centred around a theme – The Soul of Our City.
06 Apr 2022View more
Gill Minervini, Vivid Sydney Festival Director and Light Curator “In 2022, Vivid Sydney dives deep into the essence of Sydney’s soul, exploring what defines the character of great cities. What makes them tick, what makes them unique, what it is that makes us love them and, what makes them powerful catalysts for change? This year I’m really excited about shining a light on some of our city’s lesser-known spaces, along with our icons, delivering bold, inclusive and innovative creative experiences.”  
06 Apr 2022View more
Creating a kaleidoscope of colour on Sydney’s iconic places and secret spaces, this year’s Vivid Sydney light installations will enliven the soul of the city from 27 May to 18 June. This year’s 8km Light Walk is the longest in the festival’s history, stretching from Sydney Opera House to Central Station. Here are four mesmerising art works to get you excited about what’s to come.  
14 Feb 2022View more
The countdown is on for Vivid Sydney — find out about the festival’s direction for this year and the new locations on the Light Walk. The excitement is building for the return of Vivid Sydney to our city — just 100 days to go. From 27 May to 18 June, the streets will come alive with mesmerising art displays and 3D light projections, exhilarating live music performances, thought-provoking debates and deep-dive discussions from some of the world’s brightest minds.
14 Feb 2022View more