4 Mar 2015 - 5:23 PM  UPDATED 4 Mar 2015 - 6:21 PM

Eurovision parties are set to become a little bit more fabulous this year, with fans getting the chance to cheer on, and vote for, an Aussie contender for the first time.

Hot on the heels of Jessica Mauboy’s 2014 Eurovision performance in Denmark, the European Broadcasting Union and host broadcaster ORF have invited SBS to send an artist to compete in Vienna this year, to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the contest.    

The successful candidate, who will be announced on Thursday, March 5 at 9.30am AEST will compete as a once-off wildcard entry in the finals.

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