Australia celebrates it’s fifth participation at the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Today, the next Australian entrant will be chosen in the nations first ever national final: Australia Decides.
Ten acts will compete for a ticket to Tel Aviv. But before the show starts, let’s look back at Australia’s previous acts at the Eurovision Song Contest.
It all started in 2015 when Guy Sebastian became the first ever artist to represent Australia in the competition. His song ‘Tonight Again’ reached a very respectable 5th place.
A year later, it went even better for Australia. Dami Im took her song ‘Sound of Silence’ to second place, just after winner Ukraine.
In 2017 Isaiah represented Australia in Kyiv with the song Don’t Come Easy. He came ninth in the Grand Final
The most recent Australian entrant was Jessica Mauboy. She sang We Got Love on stage in Lisbon and reached a 20th place in the Grand Final.
Will Australia qualify for the final for the fifth time in a row. We will find out in May!
Read more about Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest here: https://eurovision.tv/country/australia