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ATTRACTIONS AT WPC 2017

The World Polo Championship has a multifaceted festival program which took place from 21st to 29th October, 17. Apart from the grand polo competition between the countries- happened in Sydney; the whole week was divided into interesting events that happened to gather the keen audience present over there.

ATTRACTIONS AT WPC 2017

28 October 2017 | Sydney Polo Club, Australia


The World Polo Championship has a multifaceted festival program which took place from 21st to 29th October, 17. Apart from the grand polo competition between the countries- happened in Sydney; the whole week was divided into interesting events that happened to gather the keen audience present over there. The event as always was organized by the sport’s governing body, The Federation of International Polo.
The XI FIP World Polo Championship programme included Fashion Awards, Art exhibitions, Vaulting and many more attractions. To keep the audiences entertained they had each day for a special event to take place. The inauguration of the WPC took place with grand opening ceremony preceded by an art exhibition. Further there was a Family day where majority of the site included spectator areas to view polo fields, on-site festival with free face painting, animal
farms and much more with plentiful food and beverage options. The guests enjoyed the Polo Sports Bar, presented by Pommery, a place to enjoy world-class polo while people can relax in a fun, social bar environment. Altogether the stylish, lively lounge atmosphere offered the finest in chef activated cuisine supported by the best of champagne, wines and beers of the world. Not to forget The World Polo VIP marquee is an international dining experience, inclusive of all food and beverages.
Next, it was a Ladies Day carried out on the 24th of October where Fashion on Polo field was mesmerizing enough to gather the attention. The elite guests and even celebrities were dressed in high- end designer luxurious outfits enhancing the value of dresses itself. The 25th of October marked its presence with Art and Commerce having a grand art exhibition worth prizes of the value $14000.
Here the Australian artists were asked to submit various forms of art pieces and sculptures. The variety being exhibited indoors, whilst a superb outdoor space having the view of large sculptures transform the landscape into an open-air gallery. The works would be judged by Clarks Billich, Selina Hitches and Georgia Higgins.
The forthcoming days have their theme for Equine showcase where there would be equine education sessions for the horse lovers. A community day, a super Saturday with live music being played on various occasions round the international village on all occasional days of the event. The XI FIP World Polo Championship is a festival of entertainment and activities, to be held on the spectacular landscaped grounds of the Sydney Polo Club, positioned along the banks of the Hawkesbury River in Richmond. This venue holds such accolades as having been used as a location in the filming of The Great Gatsby.
Well looking forward in having enjoyed an exclusive event for all ages. With live entertainment, access to substantial menu offerings and a relaxing garden area with a comfortable atmosphere. The World Polo Championship marked to be an event with loads of pomp n show.