• Conchita Wurst, Courtney Act, Paul Capsis and Trevor Ashley will be performing onstage at Sydney Opera House when the Australian Eurovision artist is announced (Instagram)
Joining Conchita Wurst onstage at the Sydney Opera House will be the brand new Australian Eurovision artist – and you can catch the announcement LIVE on Facebook.
By
Genevieve Dwyer

2 Mar 2016 - 12:42 PM  UPDATED 3 Mar 2016 - 10:07 PM

The artist who will represent Australia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden, in May will be revealed on Thursday March 3 by none other than Conchita Wurst.  

 

The Queen of Eurovision from Austria (the country who first invited us to join the competition) Conchita Wurstf will unveil Australia’s artist during her one-off concert event with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Conchita: From Vienna with Love, which also features special guests Courtney Act, Trevor Ashley & Paul Capsis. This will be followed by a special performance by our brand new Aussie Eurovision star on the iconic Sydney Opera House stage.

 

 

SBS is inviting YOU to watch the announcement live through Facebook Live (at approximately 9:40PM AEDT, Thursday 3rd March). To make sure you don't miss a thing, simply like the SBS Australia Facebook page and RSVP to the special event below and you'll get a reminder notification on the night.

 

JOIN THE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE - and don't forget to invite your friends!

 

The Conchita: From Vienna with Love concert is presented by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in association with the Austrian National Tourist Office and is an official Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival event. 

 

 

 

Watch all of the action from Stockholm at Eurovision 2016 only on SBS from 11th May. 

See also:
Conchita - A frequent guest in Australia
Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst is currently in Australia for the third time within ten months. On March 3, Austrian Tom Neuwirth alias Conchita will be performing under the sails of the Sydney Opera House - on the occasion of the special concert "From Vienna with Love". Conchita will also be revealing - and singing with - Australia's entrant into the 2016 Eurovision live on stage. Plus 2015 entrant Guy Sebastian will be performing a duet with Conchita as well.

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