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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 …

SBS reveals running order and removes geoblock for Australia Decides

For the first time ever, audiences across the globe will be able to watch Eurovision – Australia Decides live with the Australian national broadcaster SBS, after they removed the geoblock for the event. The national final will air at 8.30pm AEDT (10.30am CET) this Saturday February 26th, on SBS On Demand at this link. Voting is still only available within …

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 …

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 …

Australia withdraws from Junior Eurovision 2020

After today’s news that Wales will not participate at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Australia have also announced their withdrawal from the 2020 competition. A spokesperson from national broadcaster SBS today stated, “Due to the current restrictions and the ongoing uncertainty around this situation, Australia will not be competing in the Junior Eurovision Contest 2020. We have informed the …

Australia: Montaigne set for 2021!

G’day mates from down under, we can now confirm that SBS (Australian National Broadcaster) has just recently revealed that Montaigne will be given another shot for Eurovision glory in 2021. In case you do wonder, if t his is a low effort April’s Fool joke, then don’t you worry, since the Aussies have passed the date, so you better believe …

Australia: Mitch Tambo & iOTA joins the national final line-up

They might have taken part every year since 2015, but in 2019, they gave the public what they wanted, and they are ready to do that again in 2020. Australian broadcaster SBS is slowly releasing the names of the participants, for the upcoming Australian national final. Eurovision – Australia Decides 2020 Just like last year, SBS is taking the same …

Australia: Eurovision participation secured until 2023

[AdSense-B] Australia’s national broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has confirmed that the country will take part in Eurovision 2020… and 2021… and 2022… and 2023! The deal comes off the back of a successful national selection held this weekend in the Gold Coast, where Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent the Oceanic nation in the song contest. SBS’ head of …

Australia: Courtney Act, Aydan and Leea Nanos join ‘Australia Decides’

[AdSense-B] Australia’s national broadcaster SBS has dropped a surprise announcement on unsuspecting Eurovision fans tonight, with the reveal of three more acts for Australia Decides. The selection, which will take place in Gold Coast in February, will now also see Courtney Act, Aydan and wildcard Leea Nanos fight for the Australian ticket to Tel Aviv. Courtney Act is already a …

Australia: First acts of ‘Australia Decides’ announced

[AdSense-B] Australia’s national broadcaster, SBS, has clearly been hard at work on delivering a national selection to remember, and this evening (or morning, if you’re reading from Australia, afternoon in the US) the first four acts taking part in the selection were confirmed, with some familiar faces! Sheppard, Kate Miller-Heidke, Mark Vincent and Electric Fields will take part in the …

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