DNSW welcomes Indian travellers to partake in the biggest celebration of lights, music and art

New Delhi, April 29, 2018: Vivid Sydney is set to once again transform the city into a dazzling creative canvas when the festival returns for its ten year anniversary. Held over 23 nights from Friday 25 May to Saturday 16 June, 2018. Vivid Sydney transforms the Harbour City with its large scale light installations and projections (Vivid Light); music performances and collaborations (Vivid Music including Vivid LIVE at the Sydney Opera House); and creative ideas, discussion and debate (Vivid Ideas), all celebrating Sydney as the creative hub of the Asia-Pacific.

NSW Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Adam Marshall said, “Vivid Sydney is undeniably Australia’s largest event and 2018 promises to entertain, inspire and innovate. I encourage everyone to start planning a visit to Sydney to be part of the tenth birthday celebrations of Vivid Sydney, and what I expect will be our biggest program yet.”

This comes as great news for all the Indian travellers who are planning their summer vacations. Sydney is a highly aspirational destination for Indian travellers. Exploring Australian beaches, trying out the varied cuisines and visiting iconic landmarks reflects on top of the list of experiences for Indian travellers. Showcasing an increase of 17.5%, Indians continue to opt for NSW as a preferred holiday destination.147, 400 visitors from India visited NSW as of YE December 2017 compared to 125,500 in YE December 2016.

Vivid Sydney is a major celebration and is renowned as the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, attracting a record 2.33 million visitors in 2017. Indians travelling to New South Wales will witness the magnificent 10th edition of the Vivid Sydney in its full glory. To facilitate Indian travellers with the best-in-class packages and airfares, Tourism Australia has tied up with various leading airline partners including Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Virgin Airlines.

In addition to Vivid Sydney, there are various destinations in and around Sydney that will ensure that the trip to the land “Down Under” is a truly memorable one. The stunning NSW destinations, such as the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast, and The Broken Hill feature on the bucket lists and will definitely entice Indian travellers.

The full 2018 Vivid Sydney media kit, program announcement and high-res imagery including 2018 Vivid Sydney light renders and broadcast quality video footage of 2017 festival highlights, are available for download at www.vividsydney.com/media-centre

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)