Australian pop star Kylie Minogue has been announced as the
headline act for this year's annual Lesbian and Gay Mardi Gras in
According to reports, she will be given the largest float in the
"I think people will be packing their bags from around the
country and the world," CEO of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras,
Michael Rolik told Australian Associated Press.
"It's the biggest float we've ever produced."
Minogue, who is celebrating 25 years in showbusiness, announced
the news via an official
statement earlier today.
"I am coming home for Mardi Gras this year! I simply cannot
wait, and it's going to be a beautiful way to celebrate 25 years of
"Your support over the years has just been phenomenal and I
can't wait to come home and share that with you. So see you in
According to the Australian Times, Minogue later took to
micro-blogging site Twitter to comment on the announcement.
"Fourteen years since my last Mardi Gras! Can't wait to see you
there in March," she tweeted with the hash tag #bringonthelove.
The event takes places on 3 March.