Australia Day In Sydney 2017 highlights will include the WugulOra Indigenous Morning Ceremony at Barangaroo followed by the raising of the Aboriginal & Australian Flags on the Sydney Harbour Bridge & a Children’s Festival at Darling Harbour.
Sydney Harbour will host the Sydney Festival Ferrython, a ‘Tug & Yacht Ballet’, the Tall Ships Race, 2 cruising concerts & the Australia Day Regatta. Australia Day marks a new beginning for some, with citizenship ceremonies taking place throughout the day.
That night, the sky will come alive with fireworks & a sound and light show at the Darling Harbour Spectacular, while some of the biggest names in Australian entertainment unite for the concert Australia Day 2017 – Live At Sydney Opera House.
Australia Day creative director, John Foreman, said the free annual concert was a celebration of Australia’s unique musical & entertainment talent.
“We have brought together some of the biggest names in Australian music to celebrate what makes this country great. The concert promises to be a great spectacle in one of the country’s most impressive locations”
Among the stars performing this January are Tina Arena, Human Nature, Guy Sebastian, Dami Im, James Morrison & The Wiggles, who will swap their skivvies for civvies while performing classic rock. They will be joined by Tony Dee, whose voice inspired the world ahead of the 15th Paralympic Summer Games – Rio de Janeiro 2016, Australian musical legend Russell Morris & up-and-coming singing sensation Natalie Conway.
Tickets for the free event are available via australiaday.com.au/concert from 12pm AEDT today. Availability is on a strict 1st-come-1st-served basis.
Australia Day 2017 – Live At Sydney Opera House is brought to you by the NSW Government through its tourism & major events agency, Destination NSW.
Australia Day 2017 – Live At Sydney Opera House will air on Thursday the 26th of January at 7:30pm on the TEN & WIN Networks.
For more information on Australia Day & Australia Day 2017 – Live At Sydney Opera House, visit australiaday.com.au.
Media Release: Australia Day In Sydney