Paramount+ takes to the skies at Vivid Sydney 2022


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SYDNEY, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — It’s a bird! It’s an airplane! 600 drones set to light up Sydney Harbor this May!

Paramount+ is excited to take to the skies on Sunday, May 29 (AEST) to bring audiences the Southern Hemisphere’s largest drone show to date as part of the Vivid Sydney 2022 program.

In its 12th year, Friday 27 May – Saturday 18 June, Vivid Sydney will transform Harbor City into a luminous fusion of creativity, innovation and technology with more than 200+ events capturing the essence of Sydney Celebrating soul including its diversity, beauty, resilience, First Nations culture and a vibrant creative community.

This one-of-a-kind show will encapsulate the Paramount+ slogan of “Unique Stories, Iconic Stars and a Mountain of Entertainment” through a fleet of 600 drones hovering over Sydney Harbor in a playful display, some illustrating the most iconic stars and scenes of the streaming service.

Not in Sydney? No problem! The history-making event will be available to all via live stream on Paramount+ and Vivid Sydney social platforms.

Speaking of the partnership with Vivid Sydney 2022, Paramount+ Regional Vice President Marketing & Growth, Louise Crompton said: “Partnering with the annual Vivid Sydney 2022 and SKYMAGIC for a spectacular light and sound show like no other, Paramount+ secures a special moment in Australian history: the largest drone show in the southern hemisphere. We can’t wait to share with you which iconic characters from our fleet of big shows come to life over Sydney Harbour!”

Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Tourism and Sport and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres said the Vivid Sydney 2022 program is brimming with exciting events, incredible performances and fantastic experiences.

“Paramount+ and SKYMAGIC have wowed audiences around the world with similar drone shows and I look forward to a blockbuster show at Vivid Sydney 2022,” said Mr. Ayres. “Vivid Sydney is an open invitation for Sydneysiders and visitors from Australia and around the world to experience Sydney at its most creative after dark. The 2022 festival has lasted two years and should not be missed.”

“The NSW Government is proud to invest in landmark events that capture the world’s attention, drive NSW’s visitor economy and build Sydney’s reputation as the major events capital of the Asia Pacific region.

SKYMAGIC, which produced Latin America’s largest drone show for Paramount+’s local launch in 2021, is supporting Paramount+ in bringing this record-breaking moment to Australian audiences.

Hitomi Uematsu, Co-Founder and COO of SKYMAGIC, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to reunite with Paramount to deliver the largest drone show ever hosted in Australia as part of the annual Vivid Sydney Light Festival. Also, SKYMAGIC is performing for the first time in this amazing country and we look forward to bringing some joy and making friends along the way.”

Chiew Soon Hooi, Pilot-in-Command, commented: “We are extremely excited to take SKYMAGIC to the skies over Sydney Harbour. We have campaigned around the world and to have the opportunity to fly our drone light show offering within such an iconic setting is a real honour. I would like to thank the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for their support thus far.”

Media contacts:

Karina Jurisic, Senior Publicist – [email protected]

M: +61 421 576 794

Greg Vekiarellis, Vivid Sydney – [email protected]

M: +61 401 873 217

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Source: Living Sydney

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