Sydney Opera House: 40th Birthday

Title:
Sydney Opera House: 40th Birthday
NFSA ID:
1329150
Year:
2013
Courtesy:
Nine Network
Category:
Access fees

Birthday celebrations for the Opera House in 2013 – celebrating 40 years since the opening of this beloved icon.

NSW Governor Professor Marie Bashir calls it 'one of the indisputable masterpieces of human creativity'. Jimmy Barnes sings 'Happy Birthday'.

Jan Utzon, son of the Opera House's architect Jørn Utzon, pays tribute to his father, who died in 2008.

Reporter Heather Walsh for National Nine News in Perth. Broadcast on 20 October 2013.