ESCDaily spoke to Kate Miller-Heidke after the first rehearsal of Australia’s song Zero Gravity at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. She is very optimistic about her first runthrough.
Kate Miller-Heidke has confirmed to ESCDaily that the stage act for Australia’s song ‘Zero Gravity’ will be changed for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. “I am happy how it went, but now we get to rethink it,” the singer says.
The European Broadcasting Union has released the names of all Eurovision jury members, who will determine the result of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 for 50%. On behalf of Australia, Mark Cummins of broadcaster SBS is the chairman of the jury.
Broadcaster SBS and their production partner Blink TV have secured Australia’s participation as a competitor at the Eurovision Song Contest for the next five years, until 2023.
Last weekend, Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. After winning Australia Decides, she explains the meaning of her song ‘Zero Gravity’.
Eurovision – Australia Decides was the first time that Australia hosted a televised selection show for Eurovision since their debut in 2015. Australia has chosen “Kate Miller-Heidke” to represent Australia in Tel Aviv with “Zero Gravity”.
Welcome to the live blog of Eurovision – Australia Decides 2019. I’m Brandon McCann, and I’ll be keeping you informed throughout today’s debut national final. You can watch the show live via this link. The final will begin at approx. 10:30 CET.
The running order for the upcoming Australian Eurovision selection show has been revealed. Ella Hooper opens the show, while Tania Doko is the closing act. Favourites Sheppard, Alfie Arcuri and Kate Miller-Heidke also have a draw near the end of the show.
Australia’s inaugural national final will be held this weekend in the Gold Coast. So, who is in contention to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019? Joshua Mayne takes you through the ten candidates and their competing songs.
Based on the studio version, the song “2000 and whatever” has become somewhat of a fan favorite in “Australia Decides”. However, the artist Electric Fields admit that performing for 6 television cameras is “a little bit out of our comfort zone.”