2016 Australian Open Festival. Silvana Philippoussis

Announcment of Silvana Philippoussis​ as the Australian Open Festival ambassador.Announcment of Silvana Philippoussis​ as the Australian Open Festival ambassador.Announcment of Silvana Philippoussis​ as the Australian Open Festival ambassador.

Silvana Philippoussis at Mamasita
Silvana Philippoussis at Mamasita

With summer well and truly underway, the world’s greatest tennis players are jetting into Melbourne to compete in one of the biggest sporting events of the year, The Australian Open.

Adding a touch of fashion and glam to the Australian Open Festival at Birrarung Marr from 18 to 31 January will be the beautiful  Silvana Philippoussis,  the first ever ambassador for the Australian Open Festival. Silvana a stunning person both inside and out is a talented model and actress who will be giving us some sneak peeks behind the scenes at Birrarung Marr from January 18-31.

Silvana wears Steele dress & Wittner shoes.

The banks of the iconic Yarra River will come alive with activities and live entertainment day and night at the free, family-friendly Australian Open Festival at Birrarung Marr.

Open every day of Australian Open 2016, get a taste of Melbourne’s famous world-class dining and food vendors, as the pathway to the Australian Open serves up the Grand Slam action and excitement right in the heart of Melbourne.

The all-new Australian Open Festival will feature food from some of Melbourne’s best eateries including MamasitaGAZI,Uncle St KildaGelato MessinaCombiOrganic Avenue Australia juices,Cobb LaneHuxtaburgerHuxtable featuring Mr Claws and the brand new Estelle Mistress by Scott Pickett Chef

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) People’s Court, which will host exhibition matches, live entertainment and engaging fan activities with the Canadian Club Racquet Club hosting the finest DJs and drinks.

The Australian Open attracts young families each year, including my own. Tennis Australia has it covered with a dedicated Kids World with a Nickelodeon inflatable playground and Slime Lab, Woolworths Australia Kids Zone, Kia Australia Creative Studio and ANZ Australia #TennisHotShots mini-courts.

Entry is free and you can watch all the tennis action LIVE on the big screen.

See you there.