Most Eurovision buffs might think Guy Sebastian is the only Australian who'll be performing at the song contest this year in Austria. Well, guess again.
4 Mar 2015 - 5:21 PM  UPDATED 13 Mar 2015 - 7:09 PM
Friday 13 Mar 2015
Most Eurovision buffs might think Guy Sebastian is the only Australian who'll be performing at the song contest this year in Austria. Well, guess again.
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Thursday 5 Mar 2015

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Guy Sebastian is on the road to Vienna, after being announced as Australia’s first ever entrant in the Eurovision song contest.

“I'm pumped. I mean it's Eurovision. It's such a huge audience and such a huge production,” he told SBS, at a special event at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday  morning. 

"To be representing Australia at Eurovision sounds a bit random, but we're a wildcard entry and I'm stoked to be chosen."

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Guy Sebastian's rise to fame

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Wednesday 4 Mar 2015

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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Jessica Mauboy made her Eurovision debut for Australia, performing for an audience of about 125 million people worldwide last year in Denmark.

It was the first time in Eurovision history that a non-European country had been asked to perform.

Australia is set to compete in the 2015 Eurovision song contest! But who will fly the Aussie flag for us? Host Julia Zemiro gives us her 2 cents.

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As debate rages over who should represent Australia at what will be an historic 60th Eurovision Song Contest this year, a shock candidate has emerged from left field - our own Mr Football, Les Murray.

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What better way to celebrate Eurovision than by eating your way through the cuisines of some of the competing nations, including the host city’s favourite dish?

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