Vivid unveils massive 23-night program for its 14th edition

Vivid unveils massive 23-night program for its 14th edition
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Vivid Sydney has today unveiled a captivating 2024 program as the event explores the theme of humanity through light, music, ideas and food from 24 May to 15 June.

    Australia’s largest event will transform Sydney with mesmerising light installations and 3D projections from Circular Quay to The Goods Line; genre-spanning music performances and creative showcases; a formidable Vivid Ideas program featuring experiences that will open minds; and a mouth-watering Vivid Food program.

    Vivid Sydney 2024 will deliver an immersive, holistic and diverse festival, spotlighting what makes us uniquely human – love, kindness, compassion and creativity – across the interactive experiences and events that make up the 23-day program.

    “We’re getting set for the 14th Vivid Sydney,” minister for [jobs & tourism, arts, music & the night-time economy], John Graham said.

    “It’s an important event every year that Sydneysiders and visitors alike have come to love.

    “This year’s festival will have a variety of free and cost-effective events on offer to provide many opportunities for people to come together and celebrate.

    “Last year, the festival achieved the biggest attendance on record and the largest visitor expenditure in its history, with more than 3.48 million attendees generating more than $206 million in visitor expenditure.

    “We look forward to welcoming Sydneysiders and the world as they come and experience first-hand Sydney at its creative best at Vivid Sydney 2024.”

    Vivid Sydney 2023, Barangaroo House of Naturalia. (Source: Destination NSW)

    Vivid Sydney festival director, Gill Minervini said this year’s festival looks at how creativity fuels our interconnected world.

    “Humanity is at the core of everything we do, and this year Vivid Sydney is diving deep into what makes us uniquely human,” Minervini, said.

    “We have curated a diverse program that explores the human spirit, designed to foster connections, spark imagination and showcase the multitude of ways creativity enriches our lives.

    Everyone is invited to be part of this global event in the world’s most beautiful city to connect, create and celebrate.”

    Staged across Sydney, Vivid Sydney festival locations and venues include Circular Quay, the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, State Library of New South Wales, Walsh Bay, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Barangaroo,

    Darling Harbour, University of Technology Sydney, The Goods Line, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Carriageworks, and more.

    Vivid Sydney 2024 will engage audiences across four pillars: Vivid Light, Vivid Music, Vivid Ideas and Vivid Food.

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