Cher to headline Mardis Gras Down Under

This yr’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras might be a jubilant affair and never simply due to Australia’s latest marriage-equality referendum which noticed the nation overwhelmingly assist ‘love is love’ however pop famous person and LGBTQI icon Cher might be headlining the official 2018 Mardi Gras Party on Saturday three March, 2018.

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras celebrates 40th anniversay. Photo by: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

Subsequently, Mardi Gras has introduced an elevated capability by including the enduring Dome venue, extra eateries and open air areas to the Party footprint with a last allocation of tickets on the market this week.

Described because the Goddess of Pop and one of many best-selling music artists of all time, Cher’s unique Australian efficiency locations the Sydney Mardi Gras Party as the most popular ticket for 2018. Cher is among the longest-reigning divas in present business with over 100 million album gross sales worldwide, plus a best-actress Oscar, three Golden Globes, an Emmy, and a Grammy.

Mardi Gras CEO, Terese Casu stated “Cher has established herself as an influential, hard-hitting voice in global politics, and throughout her career has been at the forefront of LGBTQI campaigns and numerous charities. Cher represents the same unapologetic and fearless freedom that makes the LGBTQI community so enduring and strong.”

We hope Cher might be sporting one thing equally fabulous. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Cher joins a robust forged of worldwide and Australian acts who have carried out on the Party over its 40 yr historical past, together with George Michael, the Village People, Jimmy Somerville, Cyndi Lauper, Calvin Harris, Nick Jonas, Tina Arena, Thelma Houston, Marcia Hines, Chaka Khan, Olivia Newton-John, Jake Shears, The Veronicas, Kylie and Dannii Minogue and lots of extra.

NSW Minister for the Arts Don Harwin stated, “This year’s Mardi Gras will be a momentous occasion for LGBTQI Australians and I have no doubt it will be the biggest and best yet. From commemorating 40 years since the first Mardi Gras took place through the streets of Darlinghurst and Kings Cross to reaching marriage equality, there will be a lot to celebrate. Cher fits this celebratory mood perfectly.”

It's Mardi Gras time in Sydney
Revellers on the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, 2013. Photo by: James D. Morgan/Getty Images

Cher might be featured within the official 2018 Mardi Gras Parade tv broadcast on SBS on Sunday four March. The 2018 Mardi Gras Parade: Full Live Stream might be accessible Saturday three March at 7pm on SBS On Demand.

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