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Wake up, Australia! Don't sleep, Azerbaijan!

23 May 2015 at 18:20 CEST
Guy Sebastian and Elnur Huseynov Guy Sebastian and Elnur Huseynov
In two countries, Australia and Azerbaijan, the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest takes place not on the 23rd, but on the 24th of May. The difference between Vienna and Elnur's home is three hours. Eight hours separate Australia from Europe. Elnur and Guy came together after their third rehearsal to cheer their citizens up to wake up and not to sleep for this great show!

So we "won’t sleep tonight!" - sings the Azerbaijani entrant Elnur Huseynov. It suits the show broadcast in Azerbaijan and in Australia very well, as in Baku it is midnight and in Sydney - five o’clock in the morning.

The Australian singer Guy Sebastian and the Azerbaijani entrant Elnur Huseynov prepared a special surprise to all their fans - the night wolves and their teams backstage organised a quick pyjama party with posters saying "Australia and Azerbaijan won’t sleep tonight". Tonight is the night and both Guy and Elnur will try to do their best to help you not to fall asleep as well.

Gallery: Guy and Elnur cheer their fans up

"He’s got an amazing voice and I like the whole wolf thing on the stage. When he finishes the song, so softly it melts all the hearts", said Guy at the meeting. Elnur wished lots of luck to the Australian for tonight, "I will be very happy if you [Australia] win Eurovision this year. You really deserve it! I’m proud of you and your talent," he added. Elnur has also presented two toy wolves for Guy’s kids.