2015 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Program Launched

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For Kiwis heading over to next year’s Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras after Auckland Pride, a delayed Mardi Gras schedule means there will be more time to enjoy the festival.

The 2015 festival focuses on the theme of ‘PASSION’ and the festival encourages “one and all to find your passion.”  Mardi Gras ’15 will present Sydney with an array of free and ticketed events, including extravagant parties, exceptional comedy and theatre performances, premiere film screenings, insightful panel discussions, and many all-inclusive community events.

Savage said “Mardi Gras 2015 is all about passion. It’s what drives us, connects us, inspires us and makes us an unstoppable force for change. Without passion we only have apathy. Passion is what has pulled us through the dark periods, in the face of discrimination, inequality, brutality, and conflict. Passion is what has united us to come together. Passion is what Mardi Gras is all about.”

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For Kiwi’s heading over after Auckland Pride, a delayed Mardi Gras schedule means there will be more time to enjoy the festival.

The Fair Day will be held on February 22 at Victoria Park in Chippendale.

The Mardi Gras Film Festival will also along with Day For Night’s hybrid exhibition and dance party, the 2015 Sports Festival by Team Sydney, and the Mardi Gras Disco Climb at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The legendary Mardi Gras Parade will be held on March 7th on Oxford street, followed by the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras party immediately afterwards.

Mardi Gras’ other signature parties will all be back , from the unique Harbour Party on Saturday, February 28, alongside the Pool Party at the Ivy Pool Club on Monday, March 2, the Sunset Cruise of Sydney Harbour on Tuesday, March 3, and rounding out the festival is the popular Laneway party along the Hill St laneway in Surry Hills, with The Beresford and Flinders Hotel at either end, on Sunday, March 8.

The full 2015 program can be found at http://www.mardigras.org.au/

Article | Levi Joule.

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