The first Australian representative in the history of Eurovision has just been revealed!
Guy Sebastian will be waving the Australian flag for the first time in Vienna, the singer has been presented during a press conference held in the Sydney Opera House. Moreover, the broadcaster has revealed more details regarding their special participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015.
Australia was invited to join the competition by the EBU and the Austrian broadcaster ORF, according to this year’s theme Building Bridges, as a way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest.
As a result of the participation of Australia, this year a total of 27 countries will sing in the Grand Final set to take place in Vienna on May 23rd. If Australia was the winner, it would not be allowed to host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest since the 2016 edition is set to take place in a European country.
Last year, Australia already took part of the Eurovision Song Contest celebrated in Denmark, Jessica Mauboy performed as guest during the interval act of the second Semi-Final.
What do you think about the first Australian representative ever?