Chinese visitors in Sydney between 1 – 21 February 2016 will have the opportunity to Karaoke the most voted songs on two giant plasma TV screens with five microphones and concert-style speakers positioned at the summit of the iconic bridge, 134 metres above sparkling Sydney Harbour. The Karaoke Climb enables Chinese travellers on BridgeClimb Sydney to celebrate the Year of the Monkey in a truly memorable event. Singers will receive a complimentary 8-second video to share with their family and friends on social media.
Xie Yilin enjoying the view from the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge
Chinese social media users showed their romantic colours with love songs making up five of the top-eight songs that netizens voted to sing in a novel karaoke session on the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge. The poll was the result of a WeChat and Weibo competition held during October and November 2015. The most popular songs voted for the BridgeClimb Sydney Karaoke in order of popularity were: 1. Manual of Youth by TF Boys; followed by Little Apple by Chopsticks Brothers; 3. Those Were the Days… by Jordan Chan; 4. Like You by G.E.M; 5. Jade Solid Gold by Leo Ku Kui Kei ; 6. In My Heart by Jacky Cheung; 7. Descendants of Dragon by Wang Leehom and 8. Love Me Don’t Go by Chang Chen-yue.
No Stranger to Romance
Hosting love songs won’t be the first time the historic bridge has been involved with romance. 25 weddings and an estimated 4,000 engagements have taken place on BridgeClimb Sydney’s watch. To celebrate China’sValentine’s Day this year, also known as Qixi Festival, a violinist performed a rendition of The Moon Represents My Heart at the Bridge summit, which had been decorated in red drapes.
“The Karaoke Climb is designed to enhance the BridgeClimb experience for Chinese climbers as part of the New Year festivities,” says BridgeClimb CEO, Todd Coates.
Celebrities who have climbed the Bridge
BridgeClimb Sydney is one of Australia’s most iconic tourist attractions. Since 1998, after a special parliamentary law change allowed climbers to scale the famous arches, more than 3.3 million people have summited the bridge, including celebrities such as Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Nicole Kidman, Prince Harry, Chiling Lin, Wu Qilong,Xia Yu, Jiang Wu & his family, Kim Junsu & Emily Li, among whom the third place winner of the second season of “Chinese Idol” Emily Li had a impromptu singing at the top of the bridge. Click here to check out the Youku video.
More Information about the Karaoke Climb
The Karaoke Climb will operate daily between Monday 1st February and Sunday 21st February 2016 inclusive, to coincide with the Chinese New Year and summertime in the Southern Hemisphere. Following the BridgeClimb Mandarin route to the summit, with Mandarin commentary, this experience will depart each day at 9.30am,3.00pm, and 7.30pm.
BridgeClimb offers a truly memorable experience, perfect for special occasions, family adventures, team building and corporate events. For more information, please visit www.bridgeclimb.com, www.bridgeclimb.cn or call (02) 8274 7777.