The Sydney Festival opens with a spectacular street party, transforming the streets and parks of this beautiful city into a stage for live music and performance.
This prestigious arts festival offers a varied programme of contemporary theatre, music, dance and cinema. Artists and companies visit Australia from all over the world, and the Festival has become famous for its collaborations, commissions and premieres. Art, installations and performance permeate the entire city, with over 40 free events over the course of the festival.
The Festival programme features about 250 events, drawing crowds of over a million, making it the most attended cultural event in Australia. 2016 dates are provisional.