Melbourne’s creative industries will once again rule the night with the announcement that White Night Melbourne is set to return for a twelve hour celebration from 7.00pm on Saturday 20 February 2016.
Inspired by the international Nuit Blanche movement, White Night Melbourne is an all-night, free cultural event that offers a mix of free and ticketed entertainment including visual art, spectacular illuminations, music, theatre, special dining experiences, film, design and performances.
White Night Melbourne is now inviting expressions of interest from performers, artists, businesses and organisations wanting to participate in White Night Melbourne 2016 and full details can be found at www.whitenightmelbourne.com.au.
Melbourne’s cultural institutions – including Arts Centre Melbourne, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, the National Gallery of Victoria, the State Library of Victoria and Melbourne Museum will again open their doors all night, offering special events and programming.
Australia’s contribution to the major global phenomenon Nuit Blanche, White Night Melbourne featured more that 1600 artists, attracting 500,000 people into the city, and generating $16.8 million for the Victorian economy. Melbourne is the only city in Australia to hold an all-night event and joins 23 international cities including Paris, Toronto and Sao Paolo.
For more information, visit: www.whitenightmelbourne.com.au for details.
Image: 4 Elements – photo by John Gollings