Tickets for Eurovision – Australia Decides, the first ever Australian national selection, are now on sale.
Tickets are now on sale for the jury preview show on Friday February 8, the matinee show on Saturday February 9 and the live final on February 9. Anyone under 15 attending the show must be accompanied by an adult. All standing ticket holders must provide a valid ID when entering the standing area. A special offer to buy 4 tickets for the price of 3 to any one of the Eurovision – Australia Decides shows is currently available until January 31. Ticket are available to purchase here.
Eurovision – Australia Decides will take place on February 8 and 9 in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The selection show will take place over two days, with live performances broadcast on February 8 and 9, with a live voting show broadcast on February 9. The show is set to be hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, who have been Australia’s commentators at the contest since 2017.
The ten competing entries are:
- Mark Vincent – “This Is Not the End
- Sheppard – “On My Way”
- Kate Miller-Heidke – “Zero Gravity”
- Electric Fields – “2000 and Whenever”
- Courtney Act – “Fight For Love”
- Aydan Calafiore – “Dust”
- Leea Nanos – “Set Me Free”
- Ella Cooper – “Data Dust”
- Alfie Arcuri – “To Myself”
- Tania Doko – “Piece of Me”
Jessica Mauboy represented Australia in Lisbon with “We Got Love”. She finished 20th in the final with 99 points. This was the first time that Australia did not finish in the top 10 in the final.
Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Australia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 as part of celebrations marking 60 years of the Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster SBS has broadcast Eurovision in Australia since 1983. Australia’s best result to date came in 2016 Australia when Dami Im, with the song “Sound of Silence,” finished in 2nd place in the final scoring 511 points, just 23 points away from victory.