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Australia: Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on and Andrew Lambrou to compete on the Gold Coast!

SBS have today announced the next three artists due to compete at Eurovision – Australia Decides! Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on and Andrew Lambrou will take to the stage on the Gold Coast in February, joining previously announced artists Paulini, Jaguar Jonze and 2017 Australian representative Isaiah Firebrace. Sheldon Riley is an avant-garde performance artist known to audiences for reaching the finale …

Montaigne Partners with Music Prize to Inspire Environmental Activism

After a string of bad luck brought Montaigne a disappointing result for Australia in Rotterdam, no one could blame her for retreating and licking her wounds. But that’s not how Montaigne operates. In addition to recently releasing her new single, ‘My Life is Better With You!’, and composing a song about kale on her Twitch stream (seriously), Montaigne announced on …

Iceland: Member of delegation has tested positive for COVID-19

Unfortunate news broke out yesterday, that a member of the Polish delegation had tested positive for COVID-19, and once again today, the EBU has announced that a member from the Icelandic delegation has now also tested positive for COVID-19. Effects? It was announced yesterday, that due to safety protocols, the entire Polish delegation would not be allowed to take part …

Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1? It’s time to predict the qualifiers!

All photos used in this article credited to the EBU/AVROTROS – Nathan Reinds, Andres Putting, Thomas Hanses. It’s crunch time – in two days, the Eurovision Song Contest will finally return to our screens after a two-year gap, and it’s fair to say the excitement and hype is stronger than ever for Europe’s favourite competition to return. On Tuesday evening, …

Second Rehearsals: The first five countries to rehearse

Rotterdam, 12 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! ESCUnited here from the AHOY Arena, with your daily dose of Eurovision News. Here’s our report on the first five countries to perform their second rehearsal today. 01. Lithuania (#LTU) The Roop – “Discoteque” The Lithuanian band enter the stage with confidence and are bang on the entire time. Discoteque is a flurry …

Montaigne shows her emotion at Eurovision absence

It’s been a tough year or so for all of the artists and delegations involved with Eurovision, but few could argue with it being toughest on Australia’s team. Today, the emotions of the Australian team not being able to travel to Rotterdam showed as Montaigne struggled to contain her emotion in today’s press conference. The “Technicolour” singer was a late …

Australia: Rehearsal footage from Montaigne’s live-on-tape is shown.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Time to take off those cloaks! Montaigne may not have been present in Rotterdam this morning, but we  were shown rehearsal footage from her live-on-tape instead. Country: Australia (#AUS) Act: Montaigne Song:  Technicolour Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 05/16 If we’re honest, we weren’t given much from Australia. A mere 30 second clip (without …

Road to Rotterdam: Montaigne (Australia)

In the lead up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 of this year’s competing artists and detailing their journey to Eurovision 2021. Next up, it’s Montaigne from Australia, whose meteoric rise in the indie and hyperpop scene down under has propelled her to Rotterdam 2021. Well, kind of… Who is Montaigne? Montaigne is the stage …

Eurovision round-up: Cruise ships, cancelled songs and Gagauz rumours

Been busy over the festive period? We hear #YOU. It’s tough to keep up on all of the little news bits, rumours and updates in the Eurovision world, so we’ve been across the Eurovision community to put all of the recent smaller updates together for #YOU! Finland’s YLE has confirmed that the participants of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will …

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