Melbourne is about to go into arts festival overdrive. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international and Australian events in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia, free and outdoor events over 17 days each October, this year from 6 - 23 October.
The largest film festival outside of Italy, The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the launch of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival at the fabulous The Astor Theatre (Festival runs to October 9). We've worked out this is one of the premium events on the Melbourne calendar, with last year also a spectacular success.
The Melbourne Arts Centre is an iconic venue known for bringing exceptional quality arts and entertainment to the people of Melbourne. Their latest project involves a partnership with Time Out Melbourne to create The Barre; a modern and vibrant dining experience, where seasonal produce, wines, cocktails and ales meet arts and entertainment. The World Loves Melbourne was recently invited to see the new venue and celebrate the venture.
QV Melbourne is calling for entries from Melbourne artists to transform one of their laneways into a spectacular work of art. In a first for the precinct, QV is asking Melburnians to choose the winning artwork, from three finalist sketches.
The arts are a strong part of Melbourne culture and Melbourne is no stranger to attracting world renowned artists to showcase their work in the city. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to an exclusive media event at NGV for the Degas exhibition.
In its world premiere, Degas: A New Vision presents the largest display of Edgar Degas’ works to ever come to Australia, and forms the most comprehensive retrospective of his works in decades. Curated by the world’s pre-eminent expert on Edgar Degas, Henri Loyrette, the exhibit will feature more than 200 pieces that showcase Degas’ talent in a new light; not only as a great master of painting, but also as a master of drawing, printmaking, sculpture and photography.
Emerge in Yarra commemorates World Refugee Week and celebrates the artistic and cultural diversity of Yarra with a weeklong festival from 18-25 June across the City of Yarra.
The World Loves Melbourne attended the red carpet opening night of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Regent Theatre. Following its record-breaking run at the London Palladium, the world’s best-loved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC is now playing in Melbourne! This lavish and critically acclaimed production tells the uplifting true story of the von Trapp family’s flight across the mountains and works its magic, for young and old alike.
The World Loves Melbourne attended the red carpet opening night of splash-hit West End stage production SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre, and we absolutely loved the performance.
Sydney has come alive with WE WILL ROCK YOU, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton; guaranteed to blow your mind. We were invited along (James and Michelle) to the preview performance and were treated to an amazing night of extravaganza with stars and celebs posing for photos on the red carpet, then a show to remember.