of the great landmarks of the World opens on this day at Bennelong Point, in Sydney,
Australia. It is dedicated to Queen Elizabeth II.
Sydney Opera House took 15 years to construct and cost $80million (funded by a
was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Utzon.
it is estimated that 2 million people visit the venue every year. 3,000 events
are hosted there annually.
first ever performance, in the 1,547 seater Opera Theatre, was of Sergei Prokofiev's
War and Peace by the Australian Opera Company.