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11 Reasons You Should Be At Vivid Sydney Right Now

As if you needed to be told. Vivid Sydney is Sydney's annual celebration of light, music, and ideas — catch it while you still can!

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1. Vivid Festival takes over beautiful Sydney every year, and it's going on right now!

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2. As you read this, Sydney is being lit up with awesome light installations and sculptures...

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3. ...which makes it really easy to impress your date.

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4. It's winter, meaning the beach is only good for, like, eight hours a day.

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5. You can start your own band.

At Play Me a 3D-mapped projection transforms the front of Customs House into a series of massive ‘musical sculptures’ which festival-goers can "play" in real time.
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At Play Me a 3D-mapped projection transforms the front of Customs House into a series of massive ‘musical sculptures’ which festival-goers can "play" in real time.

6. Or hang out with giant rabbits, if you're into that.

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7. At Vivid Ideas, you can attend workshops, conferences, and keynote speeches from leaders across 14 creative industries.

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8. And while the Opera House looks great like this...

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...it's even better like this:

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9. You can see some of the world's hottest musicians play the Concert Hall at the Sydney Opera House.

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10. Or catch some disco, electronica, experimental, or classical acts around town.

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11. Or you can just sit and look at this for a while:

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Enhance your Vivid Sydney experience by downloading VividSnap — it lets you add incredible light art and seamlessly map it into your photos. It's like adding your own unique signature to any photo you take making it truly yours.

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