Josh Martin has been announced as the new Head of Delegation for Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Australia has a new Head of Delegation for the Eurovision Song Contest, taking over the role from Paul Clarke. Josh Martin was previously the commissioning editor for entertainment and food at SBS. Josh commissioned the launch of a televised selection for Australia; Eurovision – Australia Decides.
Paul Clarke has now changed roles within the Australian delegation to Creative Director. He had been the Australian Head of Delegation since the nation debuted at the contest in 2015 and had produced SBS’s coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest since 2009 as Director of Blink TV.
About Montaigne and “Don’t Break Me”
The song that Montaigne will sing in Rotterdam is called “Don’t Break Me”. The song was written and composed by Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci (collectively known as DNA) and Montaigne herself. DNA have written the Australian entries in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Montaigne won the right to represent Australia in Rotterdam after winning Eurovision 2020 – Australia Decides. Montaigne won the jury vote and finished second in the public vote.
Montaigne will perform in the first half of the first semi-final on May 12.
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.