brief history ...
Sydney Festival was launched at 31-st December 1976 at the Opera House
with a free concert of jazz, rock and classical music.
In its 42 years of history, Sydney Festival has grown to become Australia
's largest and most prestigious annual cultural event with an estimated attendance of over 1.4 million people annually.
To get an idea about the artistic level of the Sydney Festival, click on the links provided to see a list of the Sydney Festival past performers:
I can not provide a list of the events on the Sydney Festival, because the times, locations, artists changes from one year to another, but there is something for everybody, is not expensive and is fun.
A rough classification of the Sydney Festival events is:
- Theatre and Cinema
- Visual Arts
- Free Outdoors
- Forums and Talks
tourist information ...
How to get there
The Sydney Festival takes place in many places across the city for the whole month of January therefore I could not provide you with a location for the Sydney Festival. Please click on Sydney Festival
link and check for the latest details.
Web site: Sydney Festival home page
Hours of Operation
Please check Sydney Festival
pages for the latest details.