City of Colour

The 2015 Sydney New Year’s Eve theme is City of Colour, a tribute to our beaches, parks and vibrant city streets, along with our diverse backgrounds, culture and rich history.

Fitting for a city bursting with life, this year’s logo is a stunning expression of all the things that make the city so diverse. Flora, fauna, landscapes, culture and the built environment all come together to create a fun, colourful scene – just like the city itself.

The City of Sydney developed the theme in collaboration with Imagination Australia. Groundbreaking Australian designers Romance Was Born and up-and-coming artistic force Province provided creative ideas and elements.

This year’s lighting designer is Ziggy Zegler and the soundtrack producer is Alex Gooden.

In numbers


months in the making


cleansing staff help Sydney sparkle again


tonnes of waste collected


trucks, sweepers and compactors for the big clean-up


shipping containers of equipment for the fireworks

$133 million

to the local economy

1 million+

people attend

1 billion

people watch around the world