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THE NAKED CITY – FIREWORKS OR FIZZER!

It’s about this time of the year that the PR machine of the City Of Sydney Council swings into overdrive to promote the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks. We always hear that the pyrotechnics will be bigger and better than ever, along with the gross exaggeration that a billion people will be tuning in worldwide […]

THE NAKED CITY – SYDNEY, THE WORLD IS WATCHING?

Most people would agree that Sydney is one of the worst planned cities in Australia, if not the world. A legacy that began when the early settlers ran cattle tracks in all directions, which has left us with a jumble of narrow streets, increasing traffic congestion and a series of band aid measures designed to […]

Nifty New Year’s Eve Ideas 2016

Obviously the first port of call for many Sydneysiders on NYE will be Sydney Harbour to watch one of the world’s greatest fireworks spectacles, however if you're looking for something a little different, quirky or luxurious the City Hub has you covered... NYE at El’ Circo El’ Circo is a magical experience blending an exquisite nine-course degustation menu […]

Mr Mambo eyes up New Year’s Eve

The distinctive artwork of Reg Mombassa will decorate the city as he takes on the role of New Year’s Eve cultural ambassador. Mr Mombassa has had a long and varied artistic career. He is a Mambo artist, has had numerous solo exhibitions of his paintings, worked on graphics for the 2000 Olympics, and played with […]

NAKED CITY: THE FEAR AND LOATHING GUIDE TO NYE!

The usual myths busted... Each year Sydney’s fireworks are bigger and better than the year before: Funny about that. Give or take some kind of cheesy motif hanging on the bridge they always look the same, especially if you have just skulled half a bottle of Jägermeister. Does anybody remember what they looked like in […]

Engineering a better future

This year’s Sydney New Year’s Eve charity is Engineers Without Borders. EWB is a not-for-profit organisation providing engineering and technology to meet basic human needs. It works to systematically build the capacity of local engineers and institutions. Its partnership with the City of Sydney for NYE means we’ll see them up in lights on the […]

A Kylie exciting New Year

Global superstar Kylie Minogue will fly into Sydney next week to take part in the city’s official New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Australian-born singer, songwriter, actress and fashion icon will see out the final moments of ‘K25’ – her year-long celebration marking 25 years in the music business – right here in Sydney, where she will lead the countdown into the […]