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Sydney Illuminates Itself with City-Wide Light Festival

Sydney Illuminates Itself with City-Wide Light Festival
Sydney Illuminates Itself with City-Wide Light Festival, Vivid Sydney 2014: The Lighting of the Sails of the Sydney Opera House © James Horan
Vivid Sydney 2014: The Lighting of the Sails of the Sydney Opera House © James Horan

Now through June 9, the city of Sydney will be illuminated by its annual, world-exclusive light festival known as Vivid Sydney. Each night from 6PM until midnight, many of the Harbour City’s most famous landmarks will be transformed into an interactive visual spectacular, paralleled with street side installations, laser shows, (free) live music performances and over 200 creative industry business events.

One of the festival highlights, of course, is the illumination of the Sydney Opera House. Watch as Jørn Utzon’s famous white sails are transformed by a series of mind-bending, 3D projections designed by 59 Productions after the break...

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Sydney Illuminates Itself with City-Wide Light Festival" 29 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/511428/sydney-illuminates-itself-with-city-wide-light-festival/> ISSN 0719-8884