by Trevor Connell
Without a doubt the inaugural White Night Melbourne was a great success. Estimates of 300,000 people streamed into the CBD to enjoy the streetscapes, the music, the exhibitions, the spectacle and the quirky.
I spent the night roaming the streets and venues to experience as much as I could – and I still missed chunks of what was on offer.
There were around 44 venues to choose from and over 450 performers.
So here is a pictorial journey of my night.
I also recorded an interview with the artistic director, Andrew Walsh, which is available here