The Sydney Festival, city’s major arts event, was first held in 1977 with the aim to attract locals to the city centre during January holidays. Currently it has fully-fledged to become one of Australia’s biggest yearly cultural festivals, welcoming more than 500,000 attendees with an excellent recognition for fresh, prominent and smart programming. It has a reputation for bringing the best artists and performers on Sydney’s stage and showcasing Australia’s nurtured talents. The festival mainly comprises of art competitions and exhibitions, beauty contests, cultural parades, musical concerts and various other performances. It is not only a celebration of Sydney’s culture with light projections, music, and fireworks, but also of its personality.