May 14, 2011

Sydney Opera Bar Beer Garden Launch

          Creation: Eva Rinaldi Bodypaint

Opera Bar has to be one of the world’s top drinking destinations and has long been recognised as the definitive beer garden.

Located on the lower concourse level of the Sydney Opera House, the decadent garden bar holds 100 patrons and features living plants, trees, water features and the city’s most breath-taking views.

Opera Bar wanted to celebrate the start of summer in the iconic harbour city in the most memorable way.

Celebrities and media flocked to the Opera Bar as they officially unveiled their temporary ‘The Best Beer Garden in the World’ installation venue.

It opened with a bang and Summer arrived just in time as Edward Woodley, curator and co-founder of China Heights, and the Rinsed Studio creative team transformed the usually muted landscape of Opera Point into a lush Secret Garden-themed oasis.

The space celebrated Opera Bar’s reputation of being possibly the best beer garden in the world and guests experienced just what that could mean.

Revellers enjoyed abundant sumptuous canapés including Sydney rock oysters, pork belly, hand-made gnocchi and miniature pannacotta and sipped Moet & Chandon, Peroni draught and cocktails that were as green and luscious as their surroundings.

Entertainment was provided by FatBack 4Way and Boogie Tech got the party started, whilst giant butterfly people, Eva Rinaldi's body painted Human Statue bodypainted trees, chameleons (Simpson), snakes(Fluffy & Monster) and lizards (Rusty) kept everyone entertained.

Guests included Nacho Pop, Maude Garrett, James Kerley, Snobscrilla, The Cassette Kids, Lizzy Lovette and plenty of others ready to kick summer festivities into gear.

Lizzie Lovett

Nach Pop

Rodney o, Daniela Chiodo

Maude Garrett

Tiaan Williams

Jack Elsegood