Hearts are aflutter in Sydney today as the organisers of #ACYF17 begin to welcome some of the more than 19,000 young people who will converge on Sydney Olympic Park tomorrow.
Transport NSW has announced public transport arrangements to meet the additional demand – both for the festival itself and for the final public Mass at The Domain on Saturday.
And xt3.com have announced that they will be livestreaming the entirety of proceedings for people who can’t attend and for participants’ families back home.
Catholic groups and individuals from as a far afield as Perth are announcing their arrival on social media, utilising the festival’s official hashtags #ACYF17, #NewHorizons and #SpreadingJoy.
We’re on our way #ACYF17 #Sydney
— AboutCatholicSchools (@AboutCS) December 6, 2017
Finally en route to Sydney! Follow us at @genbryantofficial ????????#Repost @genbryantofficial (@get_repost) ・・・ The day is finally here! On our way to Sydney – don’t forget to follow our journey on social media over the next few days! #ACYF here we come! #spreadjoy #yearofyouth #genbryantband
Festival headliners are also readying themselves for what will be the largest Catholic event held in Australia since WYD Sydney in 2008: