Australia’s Junior Eurovision representative has been invited to visit Zawiercie, the town his grand parents are from in Poland.
Jordan Anthony revealed during the Opening Ceremony for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 yesterday, that he has Polish roots. The singer from Perth revealed that his Grandparents come from Zawiercie in Silesia.
Following his announcement the singer has been invited to visit Zawiercie during his time in Poland. Aluron Virtu Warta Zawiercie have invited the singer and his team to attend a match on Wednesday evening in the town. The “Jurassic Knights” feature two Australians; coach Mark Lebedew and player Arshdeep Dosanjh, who have encouraged him to come see their Volleyball match.
Jordan’s team have said that he will be checking his schedule and see whether he can make it to Zawiercie for the match.
Who is Jordan Anthony?
14 year old Jordan Anthony is from Perth, Australia, and has been singing since he was young. He wrote his first song at 7 years old, and has since gone on to learn the piano and started busking. The singer was the youngest contestant to take part in The Voice of Australia, where he reached the finals this year.
Australia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2015, the same year as their Eurovision Song Contest debut. The country is yet to win the contest, and their best result was in 2017, when Isabella Clarke performed her song “Speak Up” and received 3rd place with 172 points. They later went on to place 3rd at the 2018 contest with “Champion” by Jael Wena. Australia’s worst result comes from their debut in 2015, when Bella Paige and her song “My Girls” finished in 8th place with 64 points. Australia have been present at every contest since their debut.