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Public will decide who represents Australia at Eurovision 2019

SBS have announced that for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest the public will get to decide who gets to represent Australia at the international song showdown. The broadcaster will team up with production partners Blink TV, to host a national contest Eurovision – Australia Decides to select the artist and song to represent the country […]

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Conchita the Fierce: HIV Disclosure and Discrimination

Conchita the Fierce: HIV Disclosure and Discrimination

Last month Conchita Wurst came out as HIV positive via social media. Conchita is the stage name for the Austrian singer and performance artist Thomas Neuwirth, who won the Eurovision song contest in 2014 as Conchita for her song Rise Like a Phoenix. In her statement, Conchita wrote, “I have been HIV-positive for several years. […]

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Netta from Israel wins Eurovision 2018 with her song ‘Toy’

Eurovision had it’s grand final in the early hours of Sunday morning and crowned a new winner of the popular song competition. The show aired live on SBS and will be repeated on Sunday evening. While Australia’s Jessica Mauboy delivered a strong performance, with the crowd singing along to her tune We Got Love, when the […]

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China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

Audience’s in China won’t be seeing this year’s Eurovision final after the local broadcaster censored parts of the semi-finals broadcast. Eurovision has strict rules for broadcasters and one of the big ones is you can’t censor out parts of the performances. When the first Semi-Final aired in China the local broadcaster took out the performance […]

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Jessica Mauboy is ready for Eurovision’s second semi-final

Jessica Mauboy has taken to the Eurovision stage and performed her song We Got Love. While the first televised appearance of Jessica performing the song will be at the second semi-final on Friday morning, by the time she she steps out on stage she’ll have already delivered the song to a Eurovision audience several times. OUTinPerth […]

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Ireland’s gay love song a favourite at Eurovision

Ireland’s gay love song a favourite at Eurovision

Ireland have qualified for the Eurovision final for the first time in five years with audiences loving Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s perfomance of ‘Together’. Just like in the video for the song, his live performance included two boys doing an interpretive dance depiction of a gay couple breaking up. Ireland was one of ten countries to make it […]

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Lys Assia, first winner of Eurovision dies aged 96

Lys Assia, first winner of Eurovision dies aged 96

Lys Assia, the very first winner of the Eurovision song content has passed away aged 96. Assia won the inaugural Eurovision which was held in Lugano, Switzerland back in 1956. The competition was called Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson when it first began and the first year just seven countries took part, with each singer […]

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Finland’s Eurovision singer Saara Aalto comes out, and has a very camp video

Finland’s Eurovision singer Saara Aalto comes out, and has a very camp video

Eurovision is fast approaching, and this year Finland is being represented by singer Saara Aalto. Aalto is well known to British audiences through her appearance on the TV show X-Factor, but she’ll be representing her homeland Finland at the singing competition in Portugal. The singer just announced she’s now identifying as a lesbian, (but never saying […]

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#We Got Love: Jessica Mauboy’s Eurovision Song Contest entry is here

#We Got Love: Jessica Mauboy’s Eurovision Song Contest entry is here

Australia’s fourth entry to the Eurovision Song Contest has just been released ahead of the competition in Lisbon this year. Australian Idol alum Jessica Mauboy will be performing an all new power balled entitled #We Got Love in the Portuguese capital this May. Mauboy will actually be making her second appearance at Eurovision, since performing as […]

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Jessica Mauboy heads back to Eurovision

Jessica Mauboy heads back to Eurovision

Jessica Mauboy is booking a ticket to Portugal, with SBS announcing that she’ll be Australia’s representative at Eurovision in 2018. Mauboy previously performed at Eurovision in 2014 when it was held in Copenhagen, but she wasn’t an official entrant, instead delivering a showcase performance about Australia. The following year Guy Sebastian was the first Australian […]

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