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Reference Group: “EBU will ensure Russia’s participation”

“The EBU will ensure that Russia can participate in the Eurovision Song Contest”. This says Eurovision Reference Group chairman Frank-Dieter Freiling in an interview with Der Tagesspiegel. “We have made it very clear to Ukraine that we expect all participants to be able to compete.”

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Australia: Warhurst and Creasey new commentators

Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey are the new Australian hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Radio host and presenter Myf Warhurst, together with comedian Joel Creasey are the new duo who will host SBS’s broadcast, providing commentary at Eurovision.

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Australia: Melbourne organizes preview party cruise after Sydney sells out

The Australian Eurovision club (ESCFAN) and radio station Joy 94.9 are jointly hosting a Eurovision cruise after a similar event in Sydney sells out. The demand for the preview party in Sydney was so high, that ESCFan decided to organize a second one on a boat in Melbourne. 

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Australia: Dami Im congratulates Isaiah Firebrace

Dami Im has congratulated Isaiah Firebrace, her successor on behalf of Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest. “Best of luck to Isaiah who is this year’s representative for Australia to Eurovision!” the runner-up in Stockholm writes.

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Isaiah Firebrace: “I will make Australia proud”

Isaiah Firebrace is looking forward to taking part at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The 17-year-old singer has high expectations of himself, saying: “I will make Australia proud.”

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Editorial: “Isaiah a fantastic way to display Australia’s cultural diversity”

Our Australian guest columnist Joshua Mayne reacts to the internal selection of Isaiah Firebrace for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. “This is a fantastic way to continue to display Australia’s cultural diversity”, he says.

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Australia: It’s Isaiah Firebrace for Eurovision 2017 in Kiev!

Isaiah Firebrace will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest. The winner of X-Factor Australia has been selected internally by broadcaster SBS to sing the song ‘Don’t Come Easy’.

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Australia: “SBS deserves a permanent place at Eurovision”

In our podcast Scout Around we look ahead at the artist presentation of Australia for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. For the third time in a row, Australia has been invited to the contest. But our chief editor Steef van Gorkum think it is time to make this a permanent stay after Kiev.

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Editorial: Who could host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest for Australia?

After the recent news that Sam Pang and Julia Zemiro will not be hosting the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest for SBS, Australian fans are still in disbelief, and for good reason. Our columnist Joshua Mayne will now look ahead: Who could host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest for Australia?

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Australia: Zemiro and Pang bid farewell as Eurovision hosts

In a shock announcement, SBS Australia has revealed that Sam Pang and Julia Zemiro will not host the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Pang and Zemiro were always well received as hosts in Australia, anchoring the program for the past eight years.

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