Posts Tagged ‘Event’

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Sydney Festival – SYD

For three weeks each January the Sydney Festival offers over 80 events involving upwards of 500 artists from Australia and abroad covering dance, theatre, music, visual arts, cross media and forums. In any given year, it makes use of most of the main theatres across the city including Sydney Theatre, CarriageWorks, the Seymour Centre, City Recital Hall and venues at the Sydney Opera House.

Sydney Festival also presents a number of quality, free outdoor events such as the long-running Festival in The Domain with two massive free concerts, each attracting up to 100,000 people. In 2008 the Festival introduced a new opening event, Festival First Night, which sees the city streets transformed into a series of free stages and precincts. 300,000 people enjoyed Festival First Night in January 2009.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Pyramid Rock Festival – MEL

For the sixth year in a row, the mighty Pyramid Rock Festival returns to Phillip Island, featuring nearly 60 artists to help bring in the New Year.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Melbourne International Film Festival (MEL)

Film enthusiasts will flock to Melbourne for Australia’s largest film festival program and audience.  The 2009 festival will screen almost 300 films from world-class festivals, including Cannes, Sundance, Rotterdam, Berlin and Toronto Festivals.  The program will feature the work of world-renowned filmmakers, and more than a couple of unknown gems. The fun doesn’t stop with the films, this 17 day festival will be filled with parties, conversations with industry leaders and behind the scenes access. For even more information check out the complete festival guide here or to plan your very own film fest adventure and buy tickets don’t miss the official MIFF site.