Australia: Kate Miller-Heidke releases the acoustic version of her ESC entry

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The 2019 Aussie Eurovision hopeful, Kate Miller-Heidke, has released the acoustic version of her Eurovision entry ‘Zero Gravity’.

Kate Miller-Heidke won the very first Australian national final last February 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.

Today she released the acoustic version of her 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.