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Australia: Internal Selection for Eurovision 2023

SBS has announced that they will select the artist and the song internally that will represent Australia’s entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. Previously, from 2019 until 2022, Australia has used Eurovision: Australia Decides to select their representatives. It is also notable that Australia has used the internal selection from their debut year, 2015, until 2018. SBS has released …

Sheldon Riley Removes a New Kind of Mask, Teases Upcoming Projects

Three months post-Turin, 23-year-old belter Sheldon Riley once again found himself dramatically removing a mask on stage … only this time, the mask was bright pink and three feet wide. Earlier this week, in the season four finale of the Australian edition of The Masked Singer, Sheldon was unmasked as the ‘Snapdragon’ after finishing in 2nd place. Sheldon is the …

Where is Harrogate? More things you might not know about Eurovision 1982 (Part Two)

We’re back with another edition of Fun Facts about Eurovision – specifically Eurovision 1982! Did you know that in 1982 two eventual Eurovision winners almost competed in the same year and with the same band name? Do you know why Australia didn’t broadcast the contest this year? How many Eurovision entries have Ralf and Bernd written? All these questions and more …

Semi 2 Qualifiers Draw for Grand Final Slots. When Will Your Favorite Acts Perform?

We now know which half of the Grand Final all of this year’s qualifying acts will perform in! At tonight’s post-show press conference, the 10 entries that made it out of semi-final two drew for their slots. Czech Republic, Finland, and Romania will be performing in the first half of Saturday night’s show, with Belgium, Azerbaijan, Poland, Estonia, Australia, Sweden, …

Australia reveals their jury members and spokesperson

Australia’s national broadcaster SBS has revealed the five members of the Australian jury for this week’s Eurovision Song Contest, as well as who will reveal their illustrious and highly sought after douze points in Turin. The jury members who have been selected to make up 50% of Australia’s vote in Semi-Final 2 on Thursday and the Grand Final on Saturday …

Sheldon Riley: “It’s time to take off the mask. I won’t be hiding my face anymore.”

It’s just 6 days till the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy! Connor speaks to Australian representative Sheldon Riley after his first rehearsal in Turin. They talked about his Eurovision rehearsals, about reading the comments over his Australia Decides staging, and how long it took him to pack all his suitcases. Check out our interview …

Second rehearsals: Australia, Cyprus, Ireland, North Macedonia and Estonia! (Updated)

Turin, 06 May 2022 Buongiorno everyone! Once again, we’re here with the full-on detailed report of this morning’s rehearsals. Let’s dive right in, and inform you what you can expect from Australia, Cyprus, Ireland, North Macedonia and Estonia! Note: Images and videos will be added once they go online on the official channel.  Country: Australia Act: Sheldon Riley Song: “Not …

Voyager: “I don’t feel like I’m in competition, I feel like we’re all just putting on an awesome gig!”

Turin is growing ever closer, and the line-up for Eurovision 2022 is quickly being confirmed. Australia is next to choose their act, with Eurovision – Australia Decides just around the corner! This Saturday February 26th at 8.30pm AEDT (10.30am CET), 11 acts will take to the stage, and artists are busily preparing themselves for their live performances. In the lead-up …

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