Scene News: White Night Melbourne to return in February 2016

Expressions of interest are now open, visit to register interest.
White Night Melbourne is set to return on Saturday 20 February 2016 and today the Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews joined the Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren and Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle to launch the call for Expressions of Interest.Melbourne’s creative industries will rule the night, with artists taking over city streets, major cultural institutions, public spaces, gardens, landmark buildings and laneways in a celebration of the city for twelve hours, from 7pm on Saturday 20 February to 7am on Sunday 21 February.

White Night Melbourne invites expressions of interest from performers, artists, businesses and organisations wanting to participate in White Night Melbourne 2016 and full details can be found at

White Night Melbourne, is a State Government initiative created by Victorian Major Events Company.

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.

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, Melbourne is the only city in Australia to hold an all-night event and joins 23 international cities including Paris, Toronto and Sao Paolo.

Further event details will be released in the coming months, visit sign up for the latest updates.


See our photos of White night in 2015.

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