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Colors of Sydney - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Sydney Opera House Sydney attracts visitors from all over the world not only with its unique attractions, but with a friendly atmosphere too. Local residents are characterized by warm and cheerful character, a great sense of humor and wittiness. Surprisingly, with so free and non-serious attitude to life local people feature a sense of responsibility and a high capacity for work. For them there are no authorities as every Australian has his/her own individual opinion, which is quite impossible to break.
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In the lifestyle of residents a strong influence of English culture is felt. They tend to exercise self-restraint, some of locals may seem a little stiff, but these feelings are just specifics of the original perception. A typical feature of the national character is a habit to spend much time outdoors.
One of the good traditions of local people is barbecue, which is attended by people of all ages. Many even called barbecue ‘the national sport,’ so common and beloved this event is. Another important feature is pithiness. Short summary of thoughts is welcome in the usual small talk, as well as in discussing important business matters. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Local merchants can be truly called the most honest ones in the world. They absolutely frankly tell buyers about all pros and cons of their goods, and will reduce the price to a minimum.

Going for a walk in the city, you will notice that citizens are inclined to a rather laid-back and a little bit careless style of dress. At the same time, going to a prestigious venue or a business meeting they are dressed in the strict and neat attire. Fans of outdoor activities and vibrant entertainment will be interested in visiting Sydney in January, as the most interesting cultural event of the year - the Festival – is held at that time.
Darling Harbour Sydney The rich program of this fabulous holiday includes street parades and performances in the open air, grandiose military marches and carnivals, an abundance of treats and original amusement. During the festival there are always lots of activities devoted to the culture and traditions of Australian aborigines. Fancy dance and music performances interchange with unique culinary celebrations and fun competitions. There are also colorful markets that are working in the festive time.
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To enumerate all the festivals and celebrations held in Sydney will take a long time, as far as this city has become the home for a large number of holidays, festivals shows or sporting events. The brightest and most memorable local summer holiday is the Sydney Festival, which lasts for three weeks of January (remember that the Australian summer lasts from December to February) and includes more than a hundred different events, such as concerts of classical and modern music, theatrical and ballet productions, art exhibitions and musical performances. Not less bright, but more extravagant, and for some reason, more ambiguous we can refer the Mardi Gras Parade, which is the key event of the Mardi Gras Festival. Originally, in 1978, this event was conceived as part of a support movement of people of non-traditional sexual orientation, but for more than three decades it has grown into one of the most colorful holidays in Sydney, in which thousands of people will take place.
Sydney - View From Hotel In June, you will have the chance to experience the Sydney Film Festival - one of the most influential events of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. In June, the Australian Burlesque Festival will take. No need to explain more, the name of the event is speaking for itself. Moreover, this event can not boast with a long history, but already remembered and loved not only by Sydney but also the residents of other major Australian cities, where similar shows are arranged. Sydney would not have been Sydney, if not for his famous Sydney Opera House. Not surprisingly, that this iconic landmark hosts the Australian International Music Festival. It passed more than twenty years of delighting the audience with quality music in the middle of the local winter. Sydney International Boat Show held in August invariably attracts a large number of tourists and local residents. In addition to events on the water, this one is accompanied by speeches and seminars of very different orientations.
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Would you like to celebrate the holiday dedicated to apple? - The Granny Smith Festival takes place in October. On the day of the event, a parade, a bright carnival, and a fair are held in the city. Thus, the townspeople honor the memory of Maria Ann Smith, the resident of Sydney who in 1868 brought out a variety of fruits, widely known today in the whole world. If you are looking for the sporting events, pay attention to the Sydney or the Hobart Yacht Race. They start at the end of December, immediately after Christmas. A large audience gathers on the embankment near the pier to see with their own eyes the magical spectacle of the gliding white-winged beauties. During New Year celebration, the famous fireworks along the Sydney harbor attract thousands of tourists every year. The fireworks program traditionally includes a more modest "family show" at 09:00 pm and a magnificent parade of lights at midnight. To observe this beauty you can from different points of the city, there are both paid and free sites. Be prepared for huge crowds. Places on the sites are filled very quickly. To occupy a winning position, many people come in advance, waiting for fireworks can be quite tiring.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Sydney
♥   St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St Maroun’s Cathedral, Redfern, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St Michael and all the Angels Melkite Cathedral, Darlington, 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Corpus Christi Parish, St Ives, 15 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, Waitara, 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Co-Cathedral of Our Lady of Lebanon, Harris Park, 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Sydney

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Sydney. Learn the best periods to visit Sydney to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Sydney.
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