These views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House during the Vivid Sydney Festival are from Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Vivid Sydney is a new festival of music, lights and ideas. Held for the first time this year, it brought The Rocks and Circular Quay areas to life. Luminous, was a music and light festival at the Sydney Opera House. Smart Light Sydney illuminated the city with artistic light installations. Creative Sydney involved a number of creative industry performances. Fire Water was a performance of music, art, flames and the harbour.