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500,000 Party From Dusk To Dawn At Melbourne's White Night Festival

Victoria's capital transformed for amazing all-night festival.

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Melbourne celebrated on mass during this weekend's second annual White Night Festival.

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For one night only, Melbourne's streets, parks, laneways and landmarks were transformed in a dusk till dawn celebration of the city's passions.

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Flinders Street's Wonderland projections were incredible.

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Commentators argued that the spectacle could become Melbourne's Notting Hill Carnival, Mari Gras and Love Parade: a night of "collective joy".

W H I T E N I G H T #whitenightmelb | Morphological Adornment

WhiteNight Melbourne@whitenightmelb

W H I T E N I G H T #whitenightmelb | Morphological Adornment

04:21 AM - 23 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Everywhere lights brought buildings alive.

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The lights have been turned on #whitenightmelb

Melbourne's famous laneways were PACKED.

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At a time most are usually asleep, the city was ALIVE!

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The Forum metamorphosized into Luna Park.

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Tonight it's the Psychedelic Library of Victoria #WhiteNightMelb

3AW Melbourne@3AW693

Tonight it's the Psychedelic Library of Victoria #WhiteNightMelb

11:27 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

How do we look in stripes? #WhiteNightMelb #SoHotRightNow

State Library of Vic@Library_Vic

How do we look in stripes? #WhiteNightMelb #SoHotRightNow

11:53 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The National Gallery of Victoria became The Tattooed City.

#mustsee Tattooed City on the NGV International Facade along St Kilda Rd. #whitenightmelb #melbourne #whitenight

WhiteNight Melbourne@whitenightmelb

#mustsee Tattooed City on the NGV International Facade along St Kilda Rd. #whitenightmelb #melbourne #whitenight

11:34 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Faces were spotted in trees.

#mustsee Monuments on the Yarra River is #outstanding meander down Boathouse Drive #whitenightmelb

WhiteNight Melbourne@whitenightmelb

#mustsee Monuments on the Yarra River is #outstanding meander down Boathouse Drive #whitenightmelb

10:37 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

There were all sorts of brilliantly baffling, beautiful things.

Hypnotic light cube because why not? #whitenightmelb

Al Paton@al_superfooty

Hypnotic light cube because why not? #whitenightmelb

12:20 AM - 23 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#mustsee Planetoids in Alexandra Gardens #amazeballs #whitenightmelb #whitenight

WhiteNight Melbourne@whitenightmelb

#mustsee Planetoids in Alexandra Gardens #amazeballs #whitenightmelb #whitenight

11:06 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Purple Rain!

Pick up an umbrella this morning and walk through the Purple Rain in the @RMIT Alumni Courtyard #WhiteNightMelb

WhiteNight Melbourne@whitenightmelb

Pick up an umbrella this morning and walk through the Purple Rain in the @RMIT Alumni Courtyard #WhiteNightMelb

02:18 AM - 23 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Take a bow Melbourne, you looked amazing!

Until next year @Melbourne #whitenightmelb from @Eureka_Skydeck at 6.30am! @thats_melbourne @LordMayorMelb

David Dusink@seekwithdave

Until next year @Melbourne #whitenightmelb from @Eureka_Skydeck at 6.30am! @thats_melbourne @LordMayorMelb

06:59 PM - 23 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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