The Make Your Mark in Melbourne in collaboration with UEM Sunrise street art competition is based on six (6) Melbourne-inspired themes, such as:
Sports – Melbourne is the capital of the sports mad state of Victoria and is host to some of the best sporting spectacles in the world:
Australian Open - The Grand Slam of Asia-Pacific; Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix; Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach; Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and the Spring Racing Carnival featuring the Melbourne Cup.
Major Events and Festivals – It’s not just major sporting events - from colourful flower shows to a world class fashion festival, there’s always something exciting happening in Melbourne and Victoria:
Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival; Melbourne Food and Wine Festival; Great Ocean Road Running Festival; Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show; Melbourne Spring Fashion Week; the Melbourne Cup; Australian Open and Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix.
Creative Industries and The Arts – The ever expanding arts and culture scene - from art galleries and street art to museums, Melbourne is a city in love with the arts:
Hidden Laneways and Arcades; Street Art, Victorian Architecture; the Arts Centre; Australian Centre for Moving Image (ACMI); National Gallery of Victoria; Colourful precincts such as St Kilda and Fitzroy.
Epicurean Experiences – Eat and drink your way through Melbourne and Victoria, from the renowned wineries to scenic riverside eateries:
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival; Caffeinate in Style; Coffee culture in Melbourne; High Country Harvest; Grampians Grape Grazing; Yarra Valley Gourmet Trails (vineyards) and Paddock to Plate experiences in Mornington Peninsula.
Natural Experiences – Melbourne and Victoria is well known for the diverse natural landscapes and wildlife:
The Twelve Apostles; the Great Ocean Walk; the Great Ocean Road; Grampians National Park; Wilson Promontory; Victoria’s Snowfields and the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.
Design, Fashion and Shopping – Let your tour of the city take in department stores and shopping centres, arcades and laneways and the flagship stores of edgy Victorian designers:
Colourful precincts like Gertrude St in Fitzroy, Chapel St in South Yarra, Little Collins St in the Central Business District; Markets like Queen Victoria Market, Rose St Artist Market, St Kilda Esplanade Market and South Melbourne Market and Spring Racing Fashions on the Field (fashion and millinery)