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Sydney Festival: Celebrate the city in Summer

Sydney Festival 2015 comprises 179 events, a staggering 85 of which are free. With 495 performances across 25 indoor and outdoor venues, Sydney Festival 2015 features 974 artists from across 30 countries. With 18 world premieres, 11 Australian premieres and 22 Australian exclusives, summer in the beautiful city is not to be missed.

SYDNEY – Sydney Festival is an annual summer arts festival celebrating Sydney in summer. Every January, the Festival enlivens and transforms Sydney with a spectacular program of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and film, spanning over a range free and ticketed events.
 
Sydney Festival 2015 comprises 179 events, a staggering 85 of which are free. With 495 performances across 25 indoor and outdoor venues, Sydney Festival 2015 features 974 artists from across 30 countries. With 18 world premieres, 11 Australian premieres and 22 Australian exclusives, summer in the beautiful city is not to be missed.
 
Headline artist James Thierree returns with Tabac Rouge, his largest and most extravagant work to date. Whilst European star of the screen Charlotte Rampling makes her Australian debut performance in The Night Dances.
 
A world premiere and new Australian theatre work by Kate Mulvany lovingly brings to life the iconic children’s book Masquerade by Kit Williams. A magical tale that will enchant audiences aged nine to 90.
 
An Australian exclusive, Kiss & Cry is a sweeping cinematic romance with a twist, starring a duo of dexterous, dancing hands. A collaboration between prize-winning filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael and choreographer Michele Anne De May, this sensual, small-scale ballet must be seen to be believed.
 
Music takes centre stage at Sydney Festival in 2015 as Brazil’s superstar Seu Jorge brings his signature mix of transformative pop and swinging tunes from Rio’s colourful favelas to Australia for the first time.
 
The sounds of Africa bring the futuristic grooves of Nigerian synth pioneer and music legend William Onyeabor, to Sydney in Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor. The Australian exclusive performance will feature a star studded line-up featuring Gotye, Sinkane, Money Mark (Beastie Boys), Luke Jenner (The Rapture), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) and many more.
 
Sydneysiders know Sydney Festival is one of the most wonderful summer festivals in the world — a claim underpinned by the city’s lustre and charisma, making it an ideal showcase for the world’s great artists.

 

Photo caption: Festival Village at Hyde Park. Photo credit Jamie Williams
 
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