The most anticipated night on the Australian music industry calendar, the 27th Annual ARIA Awards will be held at the Event Centre at The Star, Sydney on 1 December 2013.
Highlighting The Star’s technical capabilities, the 27th Annual ARIA Awards will return to the Nine Networks’ digital channel GO! for the broadcast of the ceremony.
Denis Handlin AM, ARIA Chairman and Chairman & CEO of Sony Music Entertainment Australia & New Zealand and President, Asia said: “ARIA is delighted to announce The Star as the new home of Australian music’s biggest night – the 27th Annual ARIA Awards.”
ARIA CEO, Dan Rosen said: “We’re thrilled to partner with The Star to host this year’s event. After 27 years the ARIA Awards are still the country’s biggest celebration of Australian music and the success of our artists in 2013 means we have all the ingredients to make it one of our biggest ARIAs ever.”
Frederic Luvisutto, Managing Director, The Star said: “It’s an honour to welcome the Australian Music Industry to The Star, our new state of the art Event Centre is the perfect home for the ARIA Awards. With The Star offering a range of world class facilities, accommodation, restaurants and after party venues, the 2013 ARIA Awards promises to be the music event of the year.”
Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts, George Souris, said: “The NSW Government is proud to support the ARIA Awards and ARIA WEEK held in Sydney, the home of the Australian Music Industry. Last year, more than 3,000 visitors from overseas, interstate and intrastate came specifically to the Harbour City for the ARIA Awards and ARIA Week, injecting $1.4 million into the NSW economy. NSW dominates the recorded music and venue-based live music industry in Australia and this year’s growing ARIA WEEK program and ARIA Awards will further cement Sydney’s reputation as the creative industries hub of the Asia-Pacific.”
The Star is delighted to be selected as the venue to host the 27th Annual ARIA Awards.