Diamond performers to shine at Seniors Festival

TICKETS are now available for the concerts of the year with top Australian talent to take centre stage for the free 60th celebration of the NSW Seniors Festival.

NSW minister for ageing Tanya Davies expects the impressive line-up of talented performers for the Premier's Gala Concerts will thrill audiences for the festival's special diamond jubilee anniversary.

The two concerts will be held at Sydney 's International Convention Centre on April 5 and 6 at 11.15am and 2.45pm on both days.

"We are excited to have some of the finest voices in Australia on board this year," Mrs Davies said.

The concerts will feature the multi-talented star of the Dream Lover musical David Campbell, and Australian Idol's favourite judge and ARIA Hall of Fame artist Marcia Hines, celebrated country music singer Darren Coggan, X Factor's Jess and Matt, and award-winning jazz vocalist, Emma Pask.

Mrs Davies said the NSW Government has also sponsored more than 100 organisations to host events and activities across the state.

"This year is significant, celebrating 60 years of the annual NSW Seniors Festival, so be sure to find the events happening in your local area, get involved and have some fun," Mrs Davies said.

"With our ageing population rapidly growing, events like the NSW Seniors Festival are more important than ever. That's why the NSW Government is proud to celebrate the achievements of our seniors and the contribution they make to the wider community."

The 2018 NSW Seniors Festival runs from April 4 to 15.

In addition to the concerts and regional activities, other events include a two-day lifestyle and health Expo with entertainers Susie Elelman and Frank Ifield, and the Comedy Debate hosted by Jean Kittson.

For tickets to the 2018 Premier's Gala Concerts, go to www.ticketek.com.au or call 1300 130 613.

For more information about festival events in Sydney and across NSW go to www.seniorsfestival.nsw.gov.au.

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