Cold nights, snowcapped mountains, sitting by the fire sipping hot chocolate or a glass of red wine – all signs of a wonderful winters day in Australia.
Winter begins, but the activities don’t stop!
Here we have our selection of popular events around Australia.
NSW – May 27 to June 18 Vivid Sydney, an annual event where the best designers and artists transform Sydney with projections of images through lights around the main tourist attractions of Sydney. This year the Opera House shines with Aboriginal designs, and for the first time, participation from Taronga Zoo, while celebrating its centenary. For more information vividsydney.com
VIC – June 3 to June 5 “The Good Food & Wine Show” in Melbourne, you can enjoy gourmet dishes, daily cooking demonstrations with famous chefs, and test samples from the best wine producers. For more information goodfoodshow.com.au
VIC – June 3 to June 12 Melbourne – International Jazz Festival starts for another year in early June. From different parts of the city of Melbourne, you’ll hear jazz at its best. You can also enjoy movies and jazz workshops. If jazz is your thing, visit melbournejazz.com
NT – June 10 to June 12 “The 31st Barunga Festival” in Katherine, is a three day event which includes traditional indigenous dance, didgeridoo-making workshops, courses on Aboriginal languages and local bands playing live music. Come and enjoy the indigenous culture of Australia! For more information barungafestival.com.au
NT – June 17 to June 19 Skycity Triple Crown V8 Supercar Championship Darwin happens in mid-June. With more than 40,000 visitors expected for the big race, you’ll enjoy live music with John Farnham and The Living End, incredible acrobatics, fun area for children, and a lot of merchandise available. For more information darwinv8s.com.au