As one of Western Australia’s premier cultural events, the Perth Festival is a feast of joyous, cutting-edge performances and activities for all ages. Experience some of the world’s best international and contemporary theatre, dance, music, film, visual arts and literature. It’s a wonderful display of creativity and talent providing amazing entertainment for all which is accessible, fun and unforgettable. The 2018 Festival opens with an epic experience of wonderment and delight as ethereal voices descend from the skies above and encompass the city in Siren Song. As the setting sun ushers in Perth Festival 2018, a Noongar smoking ceremony reaches its climax at Elizabeth Quay and the delicate, eerie voices of women singing – broadcast from loudspeakers atop city buildings – draw all eyes upward in the fading light. More than a third of the festival program is free. Offering unique and inspiring experiences from the beautiful opening event, sunset rituals and the extraordinary local music at Elizabeth Quay to family-friendly writers activities and visual arts around the city’s galleries – dive in and experience all you can.