Cher Sydney Visit : Star in Town for Mardi Gras
Cher Sydney visit – She’s here. Cher has arrived in Sydney for the Mardi Gras this weekend.
71-year-old Cher is in Sydney, touching down at the airport.
The gay icon will lead the 2018 Sydney festivities on Saturday night, with a 2am performance after Saturday Night’s biggest ever Mardi Gras party, report said.
The icon of pop for decades, Cher Sydney visit is sure to be one of the biggest events in NSW this year.
Her chart-topping hits include Believe, Strong Enough, All or Nothing, The Shoop Shoop Song, I Got You Babe, If I Could Turn Back Time, Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down), Half-Breed and Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves. Alongside her incredible music career, Cher has also made her mark in television, Broadway and film, culminating with a ‘Best Actress’ win at the Academy Awards in 1988 for her performance in Moonstruck.
Mardi Gras CEO, Terese Casu said “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—positioning herself as a true gay icon.”
Cher will join an illustrious list of some of the biggest international and Australian acts who have performed at the Party over its 40 year history, including George Michael, 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 many more.
NSW Minister for the Arts Don Harwin said, “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.”
The Official Mardi Gras Party is the biggest and hottest LGBTQI party in the Southern Hemisphere.
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