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Aftermath 2017 (2): Australia deserves permanent spot after another top 10

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. And with another top 10 result, we will look at the reaction in Australia on the great result by Isaiah Firebrace and wonder: Does Australia deserve a permanent spot at Eurovision?

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Australia: Which countries rewarded Isaiah with points?

Now that the dust clouds have settled in, it is time to look at how Australia has fared at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Who voted for us, and what were the differences between the semi final and the grand final?

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Australia: Positive Viewership Statistics From SBS’s 2017 Eurovision Broadcast

After the SBS CEO released viewership figures in Australia for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Joshua Mayne looks back at Australia’s third Eurovision Song Contest participation.

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Australian Delegation: “Big names will take part in a national final”

Recently the Head of Delegation for Australia, Paul Clarke, told ESC Daily that the nation has plans for a national final to pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest. Their main goal is to get the big names in the Australian music industry to take it up against each other.

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Anja Nissen Australian singer

Kiev 2017: Anja Nissen just narrowly qualified for final

The second Semi-Final was won by Bulgaria with a total of 403 points, also thanks to winning both the jury vote as well as the televote. Remarkably, the difference between number 10 (Denmark) and number 11 (Serbia) was only 3 points.

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Kiev 2017: Australia was a non-qualifier for televoters

The first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 was won by Portugal with a total of 370 points. Portugal won both the jury vote as well as the televote. Australia only qualified because of a top result with the jury.

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Tonight: Isaiah Firebrace makes it three in a row for Australia

For the third year in a row, Australia participates in the Eurovision Grand Final. Australian Eurovision fans have been living a dream for the past few years now after a long long wait. Isaiah himself, too, is living a dream.

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Tonight: Bulgarian top favourite wants to reach second half of the final

Kristian Kostov is the clear favorite to win the second semi final tonight. The Bulgarian teenager is currently in third place to win the entire contest with the bookmakers behind Italy and Portugal. However, qualification will not be the only thing on his mind during tonight’s show.

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Tonight: Second Australian act in Eurovision final?

On Tuesday, Australia qualified for the Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Tonight, it is possible that one more act from Down Under reaches the final. Anja Nissen takes part on behalf of Denmark.

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Australian delegation: We need to be the Sweden of the south to stay in Eurovision

Tonight Australia will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest for the third time in a row. Will this be the last time or will SBS Australia get a permanet staus by the EBU. Head of Delegation Paul Clarke hopes the latter, in an interview with ESC Daily.

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