Australia: SBS to reveal Eurovision entry by early March

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SBS, the Australian national broadcaster will reveal the 2015 Australian Eurovision entry and act during the first week of March.

Australia competing in Eurovision 2015 has made headlines all over the globe after EBU’s announcement few days back. The Aussies are going for an internal selection in order to select their Eurovision entry.

Julia Zemiro, Australian Eurovision 2015 commentator and SBS host has revealed that the 2015 Aussie Eurovision representative will be announced by the first of week of March.

 SBS has confirmed to ESCToday that it will be selecting its Eurovision entry and act via an internal selection. The announcement is expected to be made in the coming weeks. Competing countries have a deadline until 16 March to select their Eurovision acts and songs for Vienna.

SBS will be collaborating once again with its production partner Blink TV Australia, both of them will be resposible to deliberate the 2015 Australian Eurovision entry. Australia and SBS have been broadcasting Eurovision since 30 years.

Blink TV Australia, led by award winning writer and director Paul Clarke, have been producing Eurovision with Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang for SBS since 2009 and their strong partnership with SBS has successfully made Eurovision a must watch television event for Australian audiences.

Australia will air and vote in all 3 Eurovision Song Contest shows. SBS One will air the grand final live on 24 May Sunday morning  and will rebroadcast the show on Sunday evening. The Aussies will be able to vote in the event for the very first time along with a pre-elected jury. Julia Zamiro and Sam Pang will once again be responsible to introduce the Aussie audience to the contest and commentate during the shows.

Who should represent Australia in Vienna?

The big question all Eurovision fans down under and across the globe are asking is who will fly the Aussie flag in Vienna? Will it be Kylie Minogue? Courtney Act? Sia? Gina G?…..

This has become one of the most anticipated questions among Eurovision fans throughout the globe. Social media portals such as Facebook and Twitter are hot on the iron speculating the names of the potential Aussie candidates. We just gotta wait a tad longer as the suspense will be over in a couple of weeks.  Will it be a novelty act? famous singer? relatively unknown artist? internationally acclaimed Australian singer?

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