We chat to Canadian musician Jessy Lanza about growing up, visiting Australia and her favourite sounds of summer ahead of her much anticipated performance at Sydney Festival on 20 January.
Need a hand navigating the Sydney Festival program for the second weekend? It’s time to ramp things up a bit and enter full flight festival mode – and here are our suggestions on how to do it…
Festivals are about secrets. There’s a tension between wanting to be where all the people are and the excitement of finding something new and off the beaten track, shows that take an hour of your time but afterwards occupy years of your life. Sydney Festival is full of little secrets – moments in time that you could miss if you don’t take the leap of faith. Here are some of the shows that I think you’ll be hearing about and I reckon you need to get to before it’s too late…
Sydney Festival is all about exploring a spectacular array of arts events from around the world. But, let’s face it, the food is pretty important as well. This year we have gone above and beyond and put together a line up of internationally-inspired food vendors for Meriton Festival Village in Hyde Park and The Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve that will have you (quite frankly) drooling.
Whether you’re after a pre-show dinner or just looking for an alfresco bite to eat on a warm summer’s evening, we’ve got you covered this January…
Canada: home of bears, maple syrup, and one very handsome Prime Minister. But there’s so much more to our fellow Commonwealth country and we’ve cherry-picked some of their finest theatre, circus and music to prove it.
Merry Christmas from all of us at Sydney Festival!
26 December is good for many things, but fighting crowds at the Boxing Day sales is not one of them! If you love a bargain and Sydney Festival, you’re in for a treat we’ve got some incredible Boxing Day sales for you!
Can you recognise a place from the way it smells? Can you understand emotions with nothing but touch? When you’re faced with your own reflection – who’s really looking back? We invite you to leave your perceptions at the door and dive into sensory deprivation of various kinds with us this Festival.