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  • 6 Reasons You Should Visit Melbourne In 2015

    Posted by Nia Greenwood November 7, 2014 - 1,043 views - 0 comments - 0 likes - #holidays  #Melbourne  #events  #2015 


    You are an early holiday planner but have nothing in mind yet? Let me help you with that job. Did you know that The Economist Intelligence Unit considers Melbourne as the most liveable city in the world! They take into account factors like stability, healthcare, culture, environment, education and infrastructure. The most popular attractions are "The Australian Shark and Ray Centre", Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, National Gallery of Victoria and the Royal Botanic Gardens. So if you still haven't decided if Melbourne is the right place for a vacation, you should take a look at these events


    1. New Year's Eve Parties Are Awesome!

    Federation Square will be the spot for celebrations, including Samba dances, African music, circus and neon lights. Melbourne is famous for its cultural diversity. In this regard the whole square will be illuminated in a wide range of colours. If you wear white clothes, these neon lights will give you the feeling your outfit is changing its colours. Lots of dancing instructors will be there to teach enthusiasts some easy dance moves. This whole thing will convert into a massive group performance happening right at midnight.

    2. The First Organised Night-Time Bike Riding In Melbourne's History

    This event is sponsored by FebFast, Bicycle Network, and Youth Support+Advocacy Service. It constitutes a 70 km long bike-riding through Melbourne’s city streets. The procession will pass by its most beautiful sights under the city lights. So, all you husbands and ‚Äčhousekeepers in Melbourne, leave your toolkits at home and sweep the streets on 31st of January, 2015. Gathering point is Melbourne’s City Centre, where the mass ride will begin.

    3. Cirque Du Soleil Is Throwing Breathtaking Performances Next Year

    Starting on the 21st of January and ongoing until the end of March, the “Totem” spectacle will blow your mind with its visual effects, professional acrobats and beautiful intimacy. It offers a variety of 45 acrobats, instrumentalists, singers and actors. The show is a winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.

    4. Celebrate With The King of Pop's Greatest Hits

    Located at the Arts Centre Melbourne, these two hours of your favourite Michael Jackson hits will leave your soul full of emotions. “Thriller Live” show includes spectacular choreography by Gary Lloyd, the director of the show. If you are a huge pop fan, this is an event you shouldn't be missing.

    5. Melbourne International Design Week

    The event's main purpose is to relate design with business, society and technology, focusing attention at the best of design in Victoria. You may get inspired by the extraordinary prototypes of home and work interior conceptions. Melbourne International Design Week starts on 11th of May, placed at different locations all over the city. Ticket prices are various. If you want your business to participate, don't hesitate to sign for this event immediately.

    6. A World Class Racetrack at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

    Next year's “Tough Mudder” race will have a brand new course route which will cause trouble even to the regular participants. You'll be hearing the loudest pump-up music all day, together with plenty of food and beer for the thirsty ones. Farmland, lakes and trees surround the whole race track, even cows may cross your way eventually. You can also take advantage of some extras like camping, parking, bus transfers and accommodation.