Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12

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Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12
Creative director Marc Newson
Fireworks by Foti International Fireworks
Theme "Time to Dream"
Network Nine Network
Hosted by Jesinta Campbell
Cameron Williams
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Sydney New Year's Eve

Sydney New Year's Eve 2011–12 was the 17th Sydney New Year's Eve held at Sydney Harbour on the evening of 31 December 2011 and in the early hours of 1 January 2012. The Nine Network broadcast the event for their third consecutive year (fourteenth overall). The theme was previously revealed to be "Time to Dream" and was Marc Newson's only year as creative headliner.



Program Time Duration
9pm Family Fireworks 8:30pm – 9:15pm 45 mins
Midnight Fireworks 11:30pm – 12:20am 50 mins


Name Location Original role
Jesinta Campbell Sydney Opera House
Cameron Williams Sydney Opera House
Jaynie Seal Dawes Point
James Mathison Glebe Island

Pre-show Entertainment[edit]

Indigenous Smoking Ceremony[edit]

9pm Family Fireworks[edit]

Kermit the Frog & Jason Segel provided the countdown for the 9pm fireworks


Performer Song
The Potbelleez Midnight Midnight

Fireworks Soundtrack[edit]


No. Song Artist
1 Lohengrin - Prelude to Act III Richard Wagner
2 Sabre Dance Aram Khachaturian
3 Been a Long Time Wes Carr
4 Only Girl (In The World) Rihanna
5 The Horns s:amplify
6 Crossing the Bridge Season of the Witch Soundtrack
7 The Drop s:amplify
8 Give Me Everything (featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer) Pitbull
9 On The Floor (featuring Pitbull) Jennifer Lopez
10 Inescapable Jessica Mauboy
11 Love You Like A Love Song Selena Gomez & the Scene
12 1812 Overture Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Harbour of Light Parade[edit]

Midnight Fireworks[edit]


Performer Song
Zoe Badwi Freefallin'

Fireworks Soundtrack[edit]


No. Song Artist
1 The Journey Tommy Emmanuel
2 The Might of Rome Gladiator Soundtrack
3 Oh Dear! Oh No! Uh Oh! Victoria Philharmonic Choir
4 Broken Leg Bluejuice
5 Bridge Rockin' Beats s:amplify
6 What's My Scene? Hoodoo Gurus
7 Sunlight Bag Raiders
8 Gathu Mawula Revisited Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu and Blue King Brown
9 Love Is In The Air John Paul Young
10 The Island: Part 1 - Dawn Pendulum
11 Sounds of Then (This is Australia) Gang Gajang
12 What You Need INXS
13 Flippers Art vs. Science
14 Sweet Disposition The Temper Trap
15 Embrace PNAU
16 Great Southern Land Icehouse
17 Freefallin' Zoë Badwi
18 Counting the Beat The Swingers
19 Are You Gonna Be My Girl Jet
20 Walking on a Dream Empire of the Sun
21 You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC
22 White Unicorn Wolfmother
23 Shazam! Spiderbait
24 Sisters In Calcutta Michael Yezerski
25 Percussive Orchestra s:amplify
26 Sydney NYE Finale s:amplify




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