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Australia: 2 More Entrants Revealed for Australia Decides

Australia – Mitch Tambo and IOTA have been revealed by national broadcaster SBS as the next two artists to be competing in this year’s Australia Decides. They join Casey Donovan and Vanessa Amorosi in the final which will pick Australia’s representative in Rotterdam.

Australia: ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’ is back for 2020

Australia – Our Antipodean friends have decided to use the national section programme Eurovision – Australia Decides again after last year’s success of Kate Miller-Heidke.

It’s Kate Miller-Heidke to Tel Aviv!

Australia – Australia Decides has decided, and both the jury and televote picked Kate Miller-Heidke to represent the Antipodeans at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. She will sing the part pop, part opera song ‘zero gravity‘.

Australia Decides Tomorrow! Watch the Performances Now.

Australia – The very first national selection by Australia takes place tomorrow morning, Saturday 10.30(CET). The You Decide selection show will be broadcast from the the Gold Coast to pick their entrant.   

Australia: Final Line-up Announced for Eurovision – Australia Decides

Australia – The final three acts have been announced by SBS for Eurovision – Australia Decides, the Australian national selection programme. Ella Hooper, Tania Doko and Alfie Arcuri complete the line-up.  

Australia: 3 More Acts Revealed including Courtney Act

Australia – SBS has announced another 3 names for the country’s first ever national selection show, Eurovision – Australia Decides. Taking part will be drag act Courtney Act , pop star Aydan, and new 16-year-old singer/songwriter Leea Nanos who has been given a wildcard.

Australia: Competition Hots Up for First Ever National Final

Australia – As more names are discovered to be taking part in SBS’s Eurovision – Australia Decides national final, some of them are starting to speak about their entries. Named to date are Sheppard, Electric Fields, Kate Miller-Heidke and Mark Vincent. 

Australia to Host First National Final!

Australia – Australia media outlet The Courier Mail revealed yesterday that Australia is set to decide its representative for Tel Aviv by national final… the first time it has used this method. Previous entrants have all been chosen internally by broadcaster SBS. 

TEKO 2018: Group 14 Results

TEKO 2018: Group 14 Results

TEKO 2018 – Voting in group 14 is closed! See the results of the group with Australia, France, and Lithuania!

TEKO 2018: Vote in Group 14!

TEKO 2018: Vote in Group 14!

TEKO 2018 – It’s time to vote in group 14 of TEKO 2018; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2018. Today, you can start voting in the group of Australia, France, and Lithuania!

Australia: It’s an Internal Selection Again

Australia – Australian national broadcaster, SBS, has confirmed that it will, once more in partnership with Blink TV, select its Eurovision representative by internal selection. It’s the fourth year that this process has been used and has proved successful to date.

Australia’s Guy Sebastian to Tour UK

Former Participants – Australia’s first ever Eurovision representative, Guy Sebastian, is heading back to Europe this Autumn to tour the UK supporting former Westlife singer, Shane Filan. He represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place. 

TEKO 2017: Duel 5 Results!

TEKO 2017: Duel 5 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in duel 5 is closed! See the results of the duel between Australia and Bulgaria!

TEKO 2017: Duel 5!

TEKO 2017: Duel 5!

TEKO 2017 – It’s time to vote in duel 5 of TEKO 2017; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2017. Today, you can start voting in the duel between Australia and Bulgaria!

TEKO 2017: Group 5 Results!

TEKO 2017: Group 5 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in group 5 is closed! See the results of the group with Australia, Denmark, and Lithuania!

TEKO 2017: Vote in Group 5!

TEKO 2017 – It’s time to vote in group 5 of TEKO 2017; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2017. Today, you can start voting in the group of Australia, Denmark, and Lithuania!

Australia: Isaiah Firebrace Wants to do Eurovision

Australia –  Isaiah Firebrace, the 17-year-old winner of this year’s Australian X Factor has said he wants to perform at Eurovision. The teenager was mentored by Adam Lambert during the programme.

UK’s Joe and Jake mobbed at Eurovillage

Eurovision 2016 – Yesterday saw several of this year’s acts perform at the Eurovillage in advance of semi-final 1.  Dami Im drew lots of support from enthusiastic Australian fans and wowed with her fantastic live vocals and piano playing.

Australia: Full Song Available

Australia – Dami Im‘s song, ‘Sound of Silence‘ is now available to listen to in full online.  Dami was born in South Korea, and emigrated to Australia with her family at the age of nine. She began her music career as a gospel singer in Korea and independently released her debut studio album, Dream, in 2010. 

Australia: Listen to Snippet of Dami Im’s Entry

Australia – The western world woke up this morning to a teaser from SBS, with a short snippet of the Australian entry, ‘Sound of Silence‘ by Dami Im. The full song will be premiered at 21.30 (CET) tonight on The Feed show, shown on SBS2. 

Australia: Dami Im Confirmed for Stockholm

Australia – The rumours proved true and it was no surprise when Dami Im was today announced at the Sydney Opera House as this year’s Australian representative. Her song will be revealed on 11th March.

Australia: Watch the Announcement Live

Australia – The representative of Australia will be announced tonight live from the Sydney Opera House by Conceit Wurst after her concert there. You can watch the announcement live on SBS’s Facebook at approximately 21:40 (AEDT) = 11.40 (CET).

Australia: Is it Dami Im?

Australia – According to Fox Hit Radio station in Australia, the representative for them will not be Delta Goodrem as rumoured, but another name that has been bandied about, Dami Im. She is a Korean-Australian singer and songwriter.

Australian Preview Party Announced

Australia – As Australia makes its debut entry at the Eurovision Song Contest and Eurovision celebrates its 60th event anniversary, another milestone event is set to take place – the first-ever Australian Eurovision Song Contest Preview Party.

Australia: Your Chance to Cheer Guy Sebastian On

Australia – For Australian fans who want to be at the history-making 60th anniversary show in Vienna to cheer on their first ever entrant Guy Sebastian… now’s your chance! Tour packages with jury final tickets are now available online.

Australia: Song to be Revealed 16th March

Australia – National broadcaster SBS has confirmed that the first ever Australian entry, to be sung by Guy Sebastian,  will be revealed on  Blink TV on Monday 16th March. Check out SBS’s video about it here.

Australia: Announcement on March 5th

Australia – SBS, the Australian national broadcaster, has confirmed the date for the announcement of their 2015 act. The act, who will go straight to the grand final, will be revealed at the Sydney Opera House on March 5th at 9:30am (AEDT) on SBS ONE & sbs.com.au/eurovision.

Australia: Artist Reveal to be on Thursday

Australia –  The Saturday Magazine show broadcast on Australian radio station Joy 94.9 was joined by Michael Ebeid the CEO of SBS, the Australian national broadcaster, this week. We will soon know Australia’s representative!

It’s Official, Australia Really ARE in Eurovision 2015!

Australia – Rumours broke this afternoon that Australia would be competing in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. They were initially laughed off as an early April Fools Day joke…until it was confirmed by the EBU!!

Eurovision 2014: Aussie Jessica Mauboy as Interval Act

Eurovision 2014 – Australia is taking over Eurovision this year… for the interval act in the second semi-final. Jessica Mauboy will fly the Aussie flag and cement Australia’s history in Eurovision. Jessica is an Australian R&B and pop singer, songwriter, and actress.