The 2019 Aussie Eurovision hopeful, Kate Miller-Heidke, has revealed in a recent interview that the staging for her Eurovision entry Zero Gravity will change for Tel Aviv.
Kate Miller-Heidke won the very first Australian national final earlier this month and will defend the Aussie colours at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with Zero gravity. She will become the 5th Australian act to grace the Eurovision stage.
Kate was interviewed on Channel 10’s weekly night The Project show where she said she is really excited and honoured to represent Australia in Eurovision.
The 2019 Aussie Eurovision hopeful revealed that her entry’s staging for Tel Aviv will be changing from the original one she had in the Australian national final and hints that it will be better.
She talks about her national final staging saying it was haunting! She goes on talk about her musical Muriel, which she has co-written with her husband. She has worked on the project for more than 2 years and composed practically 20 songs for the show.
You can watch below Kate’s national epic final performance of her Eurovision entry Zero Gravity.
Australia in Eurovision
Australia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and has competed in our beloved competition four times.
The Aussies invited to compete at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, as a one off participation but the country embraced the competition with such enthusiasm that they have been invited to retun every year since.
Australia achieved its best result in the contest in 2016 when Dami Im nearly walked away with the coveted Eurovision trophy with her entry Sound of silence, placing 2nd in Stockholm.
Our neighbours down under have enjoyed much succcess in the contest having achieved three top 10 placings in their four year Eurovision history.
In 2018 SBS went internal for the fourth consecutive year and selected Jessica Mauboy to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with her entry We got love. Despite a magnificent performance Australia placed 20th in the Grand Final in Portugal.
Australia is set perform in the second half of the First Semi-final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest on 16 May in Tel Aviv.