Posts Tagged ‘Sydney’

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Virgin Australia to expand regional network

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Today we have announced the first routes for our new ATR aircraft, under the regional alliance with Skywest (subject to regulatory approval).

From October 2011 we will commence new services from Brisbane to Gladstone (double daily service) and Brisbane to Port Macquarie (daily return service) plus add extra services between Canberra and Sydney, bringing the total number of flights between the two cities to 60 each week.

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Sydney Festival

2011 will kick off with a bang thanks to Australia’s largest summer festival, the Sydney Festival, bringing together music, theatre, art, film and fun across the city for three fabulous weeks.

From the high profile, John Malkovich starring as Casanova in The Giacomo Variations, to the free this is one event you aren’t going to want to miss.

Click here for more event information.

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Crave Sydney

Crave Sydney International Food Festival is an annual celebration of Sydney’s cultural and outdoor lifestyle that takes place throughout October. Locals will get the opportunity to take in parts of the city they’ve never seen before, while tourists will feel at home in an international city full of great experiences.

There are multiple events as part of Crave Sydney International Food Festival: some established, others brand new and some free. Whether it’s breakfast on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, discovering art in unusual nooks and crannies, or travelling to islands not usually open to the public, make sure you get outside for some October fun.

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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Seventh Wonderland debuts at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week

Sydney label, Seventh Wonderland debuted at the Rosemount Australian Fashion Week with their Spring Summer 2010-2011 collection “La clef au monde secret”.

Two deco ice sculptures, framed the series of 1950′s inspired bathers and gorgeous prints, hand created by designer Bonnie Coumbe. Read more »

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Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Mardi Gras, need we say more?

Here at V Australia, we’ve never met a party we didn’t like– the louder, the later, the better. So, you can imagine how much excitement Mardi Gras generates, let’s just say it’s epic. We’ve been counting down to this year’s festivities for months.

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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.

Friday, December 18th, 2009

NYE Darling Harbour – SYD

Ring in 2010 with live performances, dancing & fireworks over Cockle Bay. Bring the whole family to Darling Harbour for a night of NYE celebrations. Get more details on this free event here.

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Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Perfect Inspiration with V Australia

To embody the perfect Aussie travel experience, we’ve invited the renowned designer Steven Alan to create a one-of-a-kind bag inspired by the world famous destinations of Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef.

“Every great traveller knows one thing. It’s all about the bag. Or more specifically the perfect bag,” says Steven Alan. Read more »

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Rosemont Sydney Fashion Festival (SYD)

As the official airline of the festival, V Australia will be there.  Will you?

The Rosemount Sydney Fashion Festival is a schedule of fashion events for everyone to enjoy showcasing Australia’s leading designer brands and retailers.  Featuring five days of free and ticketed public events, the festival profiles the contemporary Spring Summer collections of local and international fashion brands as these new season’s looks arrive into stores throughout the city. The event will profile Sydney’s innovative and eclectic fashion offering from major department stores to independent retail outlets and will herald a multi-day schedule of lunchtime and evening runway collection shows, in-store promotions, celebrity events, exhibitions, launches and after parties in and around Sydney. The festival promises to attract Australia’s biggest names in fashion, alongside a host of celebrities and international models.  Fashionistas – get your tickets now starting at only $20.

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Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Meet at Manly for Thongs & Beers

When you first arrive in Sydney it is easy to be bedazzled by the fast paced energy buzzing around you. With beaches surrounding you on both the East and North and a livelihood of food and culture throughout the inner city, it is hard to decide in which direction you should start your journey.  If it’s the chilled out beach culture you’re after, then it’s hard to go past the well known Northern beaches playground, The Manly Wharf Hotel. Read more »