The running order for the upcoming Australian Eurovision selection show has been revealed.
Ahead of Saturday night’s final, the running order of Eurovision: Australia Decides has been revealed, courtesy of aussievision.net. The order is as follows:
- Ella Cooper – “Data Dust”
- Electric Fields – “2000 and Whatever”
- Mark Vincent – “This Is Not the End”
- Aydan Calafiore – “Dust”
- Courtney Act – “Fight For Love”
- Leea Nanos – “Set Me Free”
- Sheppard – “On My Way”
- Alfie Arcuri – “To Myself”
- Kate Miller-Heidke – “Zero Gravity”
- Tania Doko – “Piece of Me”
The ten artists will be judged by a five member jury panel, who make up 50% of the total score, and the public, who comprise the other 50%.
On the jury panel is:
- Christer Björkman – producer of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen and of various Eurovision Song Contests
- Fifa Riccobono – former CEO of Albert Music (an Australian music publishing and production company)
- Milly Petriella – Artist Service director of APRA (music rights organisation)
- Josh Martin – Commissioning Editor, Entertainment at SBS
- Paul Clarke – Head of the Australian Eurovision Delegation
Australia Decides will be the first time that Australia has hosted a televised selection show for Eurovision since their debut in 2015. The interval act in the show will be Eurovision 2016 runner up Dami Im, who achieved the best ever Australian result in the contest.
The show will be broadcast from the Gold Coast and will be hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, who have been Australia’s commentators at the contest since 2017.
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.