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New Horizons: The Future of Sex

Bryony Cole knows how to create a buzz. As the world’s leading authority on sextech, she is fascinated by the way technology penetrates every corner...

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New Horizons: The Future of Sex - Vivid Ideas 2019
Location: Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $30.00

Heaps Gay Qween's Ball

Winter Is Coming… and 90's SUPERSTAR VANESSA AMOROSI IS JOINING THE QUEERS FOR SOME FUN.  We managed to convince the Sydney Town Hall...

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Heaps Gay Qween's Ball
Location: Sydney Town Hall Price: From: $69.36

Spirit of Fun

Spirit of Fun is a dramatic and emotive son et lumière that celebrates the history and magic of Luna Park. Since 1935, Luna Park has been a place where...

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Spirit of Fun Projection on Coney Island
Location: Luna Park Price: From: $1.00

Sydney Film Festival 2019

Between 5 and 16 June, Sydney Film Festival screens 307 of the greatest and strangest new films from 58 countries, including 33 World Premieres, at nine...

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Sydney Film Festival
Price: From: $21.00

Underworld

Returning to the Sydney Opera House for an Australian exclusive performance, legendary British techno duo Underworld are set to transform the mighty Concert...

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Underworld - Vivid Live 2019
Location: Sydney Opera House Price: From: $89.00

Programs

Vivid Live

Bursting into its second decade, Vivid LIVE welcomes the most influential music heroes and stellar contemporary acts to Sydney Opera House

Vivid Live

New Horizon Talk Series

Meet the experts using their genius and creativity to tackle global and local issues in a bid to make our future brighter.

New Horizon Talk Series

Vivid Art After Hours

Join us to discover diverse meanings of belonging as we explore an inner life, concepts of spirituality, cultural identity, and social diversity.

Art After Hours

Vivid Ideas Exchange

Discover something new, be inspired and sharpen your creative skills with Vivid Ideas. Join us for sessions on storytelling, design and innovation, health and wellness, data and AI as well as robots and family fun.

Vivid ideas exchange

Carriageworks

Expect nothing less than large-scale, immersive and high-quality cultural experiences that amplify the best of contemporary urban Sydney.

Carriageworks

X|Celerate

23 inner city venues showcasing emerging acts across every imaginable genre. Check out the line-ups, there’s something fresh and essential for everyone. Presented by City of Sydney.

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Vivid School

Vivid Schools is aimed at encouraging High School students in Years 9-12 to learn more about the creative processes involved and future career opportunities

Vivid School 2019

Ideas

New Horizons: The Darkest Web

When it comes to the online realm, there’s the world wide web – the internet we all know. Then there’s the dark web – the parallel internet accessed...

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The Darkest Web - New Horizons - Vivid Ideas 2019
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $30.00

Mark Colvin Conversation: Net Worth

In the spirit of the late, great broadcaster and journalist, the Mark Colvin Conversation throws open a lively debate. The topic: Net worth...

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people on their mobile phone
Location: Art Gallery of New South Wales Price: From: $30.00

Semi Permanent Sydney 2019

Anchored on the theme ‘TRUTH’, Semi Permanent will once again be inviting an extraordinary roster of talent within and between multiple disciplines of design to appear on the Sydney stage. 

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Semi Permanent Sydney 2019
Location: Carriageworks Price: From: $375.00

World Business Forum Sydney 2019

Organised and powered by WOBI each year in cities across the globe, the World Business Forum is a two-day event that brings together thousands of senior-level decision makers from across all industries to learn from and be inspired by some the world’s most renowned business figures.

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World Business Forum Sydney
Location: International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC) Price: From: $2,800.00

New Horizons: The New Frontier

A new era is of exploration is upon us; a new frontier. We’re tackling the big questions, what will space exploration look like in 20 years’ time...

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The new frontier
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Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price: From: $1.00

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30 Reasons to visit Vivid Sydney 2019

Vivid Sydney illuminates Sydney Harbour once again...

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Austral Flora Ballet

Each year an artist of international renown is commissioned to create an original artwork for projection onto the Sydney Opera House that captures the spirit of the iconic landmark

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Image. Stylised images of native flowers flow and dance across the curved sails of the Opera House, their petals, leaves and stems moving like human torsos and limbs. The richly coloured floral images projected on the sails include Australia’s iconic blooms such as the waratah and kangaroo paw.Austral Flora Ballet
Location: Sydney Opera House Price: Free

Under the Harbour

You can ferry across it, marvel at its shimmering beauty and even swim in it, but how often do you dive into the emerald depths of Sydney Harbour? Using...

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Image. Projected on the ornate façade of Customs House, a gaudy animation features stylised images of underwater life, including jewelled rings, coins, alien pillars, fish, seahorses, octopus, ink clouds jellyfish, turtles, whales, swimmers, manta rays, kaleidoscopes, mountains and a starscape.Under the Harbour- Vivid Light 2019
Location: Circular Quay Price: Free

City Sparkle

If there’s something romantic about twinkling city lights, there’s something astounding about city brights. For 23 nights during Vivid Sydney, the...

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Image. 62 pillars of light arc into the sky from various points around Circular Quay, including the Harbour Bridge. Nearby buildings and structures are painted with luminous patterns and swathes of colour. From a control box near the Opera House, visitors can use a 3D model to create their own light show.City Sparkle - Vivid Light 2019
Location: Circular Quay Price: Free

Robot SPACELand

As we enter an age of renewably-powered, driverless automobiles, the question arises: what do we do with the estimated 1.5 billion cars in the world today? Imagine...

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Image. On the waters of Cockle Bay a towering robot builds itself from crushed cars, then finds other ways to recycle the old vehicles. On islands in the bay other robots use industrial waste to create useful structures, environments and even plants. Their work is accompanied by a light and water show.Robot SPACELand
Location: Darling Harbour Price: Free

Harbour Lights

Harbour Lights turns the waters of Sydney Harbour into a light spectacular, with many vessels moving across the water in a gentle, synchronised lighting...

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Harbour Lights
Location: Harbour Lights Price: Free

Music

Curve Ball

It’s the warehouse party of the year: Starring Hayden James,  Mallrat, Touch Sensitive , Set Mo, Young Franco, Cassian and many more. Curve Ball...

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Curve Ball 2019 - Vivid Music 2019
Location: Carriageworks Price: From: $87.00

Underworld

Returning to the Sydney Opera House for an Australian exclusive performance, legendary British techno duo Underworld are set to transform the mighty Concert...

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Underworld - Vivid Live 2019
Location: Sydney Opera House Price: From: $89.00

Herbie Hancock

In an event not to be missed, the legendary Herbie Hancock will perform in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall for one night only, drawing upon his innovative...

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Herbie Hancock - Vivid Live 2019
Price: From: $89.00

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