This year’s International Grand Latte Art Championship was held in South Sydney, with many local baristas vying for the title.
The creative aspirations of Aboriginal Australia were celebrated in diverse theatrical productions that were full of surprises.
The King and Queen Country Gala Show came from a dream long held by Jeff Simms – to take a top-class variety show to the outback towns of Australia.
CAMPERDOWN: “Come as you are” is the anecdote and most appropriate invitation for all those who partake in Fair Day. Without judgement or shame, Victoria Park transforms into a playground for all those excluded from the regular stomping grounds in our hetero-normative world.
The Yabun Festival is all about pride – diverse talent, creative community, resistance to injustice and respect for country and culture. The annual festival is the largest one-day celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia. Held each Australia/Survival/Invasion Day (the different names reflect diverse experiences) on the traditional land of the Gadigal people at Victoria Park, Yabun offers a vibrant arts program as well as community information and social-political engagement.
Transforming Camperdown Memorial Rest Park into a bohemian haven, Newtown celebrated its 36th annual festival.
On Wednesday October 8, Weave Youth & Community Services will host a free event to celebrate the artistic and musical expressions of local young people.
Sydney Chinese New Year Festival includes many events over two weeks. Even though Chinese people in Sydney can watch Chinese art performances from the festival launch and watch lion dances in the city, they will still miss the Chinese New Year in China. Chinese food in Sydney’s Chinatown is so different from local Chinese food in China. Nothing here is equal to having a New Year reunion dinner with family in China.
For a few weeks in January, art becomes something that you see, hear and touch without having to spend vast amounts of money – or even to deviate from your daily commute. In that spirit, we have put together a list of the top five free festival events, so that you can enjoy the Sydney Festival on a shoestring budget.
The 20-metre high sandstone façade of the Australian Museum was transformed last month with images of larger-than-life Aboriginal women to celebrate the inaugural Corroboree Sydney festival. The striking, over-sized projection artwork, by Sydney-based Wiradjuri artist Nicole Foreshew, featured striking, moving-images of women draped in cloth.