An annual art festival will be celebrating the talents of many artists of Australia and other parts of the world. Sydney Festival 2014 begins January 9-26, and will host various artistic contributions for visitors to enjoy. An array of theatre, visual arts, music, dance, film, and other electrifying events will entertain the public with ease. In Sydney, it will be summer and the Sydney Festival will be an unforgettable celebration.
Sydney Festival 2014 will be made up of 104 events, with over 20 free events to love. Over 300 performances from artists such as Matmos, Edwyn Collins, and more. Sydney Festival 2014 will feature 722 artists from 17 countries worldwide and will include global and Australian premieres. “If you are really into your arts, Sydney Festival will not disappoint, with opera, dance, theatre and music acts from across Australia and the world.” says Festival Director, Lieven Bertels.
New Australian works of magnitude and cultural importance take over this year’s theatre program. The world premiere of Black Diggers (Wesley Enoch and Tom Wright) unearths the untold stories of 1000 Indigenous soldiers who fought in World War One, whilst Michael Kantor and Tom E. Lewis’ indigenous re-working of King Lear in The Shadow King has recently premiered in Melbourne, Australia. For more information, visit www.sydneyfestival.org.au.