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17 Spectacular Pictures of Vivid Sydney 2016 That Will Make You Jaw Drop

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17 Spectacular Pictures of Vivid Sydney 2016 That Will Make You Jaw Drop

Remember we wrote about the 8 Reasons to Visit Vivid Sydney 2016? Well, we didn’t manage to attend the Vivid Sydney 2016 but we have the pictures for you to jaw drop thanks to Destination New South Wales. There are 17 Spectacular Pictures of Vivid Sydney 2016 That Will Make You Jaw Drop. Pictures are as below.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Matter of Painting
Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Opera House

Vivid Sydney 2016 has wrapped up for another year. To celebrate the 23 nights of the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, Destination NSW has released new drone pictures that shows the festival from its sky-high best.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Opera House
Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour Bridge

Offering a rare bird’s eye view of sparkling Vivid Sydney, viewers are taken on a journey over Sydney Harbour, through the Cathedral of Light installation in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, to Vivid Sydney’s wildest precinct, Taronga Zoo.

Vivid Sydney is owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW, the State Government’s tourism and major events agency. The annual festival is a much-see event, attracting international artists and visitors alike.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour Bridge
Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour

Destination NSW CEO and Executive Producer of Vivid Sydney, Sandra Chipchase, said: “Vivid Sydney is loved by local and international visitors. Thousands of people have enjoyed this year’s highlights including the Cathedral of Light, a 60 metre long light installation featuring more than 75,000 LEDs, and interactive love-o-meter, I LOVE YOU, Vivid Sydney’s most romantic installation. At Taronga Zoo, guests adored the 4.3 metre tall, interactive tiger lantern, named Jumilah after the Zoo’s female Sumatran Tiger.”

Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour
Vivid Sydney 2016 Laser Dragon Water Theatre

Now in its eighth year, the annual Vivid Sydney festival transforms the city skyline into a colourful canvas of light. Art installations and breath-taking projections created by 150 artists from 23 countries around the world. In 2015 Vivid Sydney attracted 1.7 million visitors.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour Bridge
Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour Bridge

This year, Vivid Sydney saw more than 90 light installations and projections appear throughout the city, while 190 Vivid Music events occurred and more than 658 speakers appeared as part of 183 Vivid Ideas events.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Opera House
Vivid Sydney 2016 City view

Vivid Sydney has set a Guinness World Records title with the Dress Circle installation recognised as the world’s largest interactive display, and celebrated significant milestones with Taronga Zoo’s 100th and the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney’s 200th anniversaries.

Vivid Sydney 2016 Sydney Harbour Bridge
Vivid Sydney 2016 Harbour Lights

We hope to visit Vivid Sydney one day and probably next year. We hope the pictures didn’t dislocate your jaw and maybe this will inspire you to visit them next year? Plan early and you can get cheaper airfare and accommodation.

For more info on Vivid Sydney, visit www.vividsydney.com.

*Pictures are credit to DNSW (Destination New South Wales)

5 thoughts on “17 Spectacular Pictures of Vivid Sydney 2016 That Will Make You Jaw Drop

  1. You got it right,my jaw just dropped and my eyes popped out like those of a chameleon!Are these real pictures or magic?Sidney is a very blessed city.Someone please invite me over!Very wonderful view.Honestly am without words to describe this kind of architecture .

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