Ballarat makes history with White Night

White Night Melbourne 2014, Monuments

White Night Melbourne 2014, Monuments

White Night will return to Melbourne for the fourth year running on 18 February 2017, bringing the city’s streets, laneways and gardens alive with colour and movement from dusk until dawn. For the first time ever, the all-night festivities will extend to regional Victoria: Ballarat will host its own White Night, two weeks after the Melbourne event, on 4 March 2017.

The historic city will burst to life during the regional pilot as lights and laser beams project images across the city’s striking streetscape façade and street performers and eateries will offer something for everyone.

Taking the helm as White Night’s Artistic Director and Executive Producer is one of Australia’s most celebrated Artistic Directors and Producers David Atkins OAM. David takes over from Andrew Walsh AM after four critically acclaimed White Night Melbourne events from 2013-2016.

White Night is Australia’s contribution to the world-renowned phenomenon, Nuit Blanche, where cities transform into all-night galleries. Ballarat joins Melbourne, Paris, Toronto and Sao Paulo in the international network of colour attracting visitors in their thousands.

For the full media release see here.

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