Isabella Clarke selected to represent Australia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on Monday 27 November

ABC is excited to announce that talented young singer Isabella Clarke will represent Australia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (JESC) held on Sunday 26 November at the Tbilisi Sports Palace, Georgia. From Victoria, Isabella is a 13-year-old singing sensation who made her debut on the Melbourne singing scene four years ago. Since then she’s received many accolades performing at various singing competitions and, at present, holds a coveted principal vocalist role in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Isabella is self-confessed foodie who enjoys spending time with her family and friends and credits megastars Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige...
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Olà, Portugal! SBS secures Australia’s spot in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

SBS has once again secured Australia’s participation as a competitor on the world’s biggest stage, at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The 2018 contest will mark Australia’s fourth year of competing in the event, following a remarkable record of three top ten finishes, with Guy Sebastian’s fifth place in 2015, Dami Im’s second place in 2016, and Isaiah Firebrace coming ninth in the 2017 contest, which was held earlier this year in Kyiv, Ukraine. Eurovision will be broadcast on SBS in May 2018, and will be hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, returning...
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Midnight Oil Documentary funding approved by Screen Australia

Theatrical documentary Backburning about one of Australia’s most iconic bands, Midnight Oil, from Beyond Entertainment, Blink TV and Village Roadshow. From 1975 until today, this film will look at a changing nation through the eyes of the rock band. It will tell the story of Midnight Oil who, with their uncompromising attitudes, brought political awareness to their music and influenced a whole generation, making them one of the most revered, hated and storied musical acts in Australian history. Produced by Martin Fabinyi and Carolina Sorensen, executive produced by Ron Saunders and Mikael Borglund, and written and directed by Paul Clarke....
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ABC ME welcomes the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

The ABC is thrilled to announce that the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (JESC) will be broadcast for the first time on ABC ME, Australia’s leading broadcast and online TV service for school aged children and their families. This year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Sunday 26 November at the Tbilisi Sports Palace, Georgia. ABC ME’s popular host, Grace Koh, will attend the event in Georgia and send through daily updates on the competition as the excitement unfolds. On Monday 27 November, she will be joined by Pip Rasmussen and Tim Mathews during the ABC ME broadcast...
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Blink TV excited to announce new partnership with Roadshow Films

Roadshow Films has furthered its commitment to local Australian television production by securing 50% of Blink TV, the Australian unscripted TV production company headed by one of the most respected names in the industry, Paul Clarke. As creator and producer of a host of industry-leading, household names in TV, Paul Clarke’s string of hits include Spicks and Specks, Blood & Thunder - The Story of Alberts, Long Way to the Top, Bombora: The Story of Australian Surfing, Wide Open Road and Whitlam: The Power and The Passion. He has been the key creative executive of the successful Eurovision Song Contest...
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Adam Liaw serves up tasty Euro Bites, for SBS’s Eurovision Coverage

As part of the Eurovision Song Contest coverage for 2017, Blink produced a series of Eurovision food clips, ‘Adam’s Euro Bites’. These bite size clips feature chef, Adam Liaw, who reveals his love and insight for the Eurovision experience with the perfect set of recipes to go with SBS’s weekend of Eurovision. Shot in situ at a fun Eurovision party, Adam creates and serves up some delicious food – of course garnishing with plenty of flags from the countries. View all of the recipes for Adam's Euro Bites

Eurovision Top 40 Songs – Television Special

Blink produced a 2 hour television special for SBS for screening during the Eurovision coverage week in May 2017. Hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, the Eurovision Top 40 Songs counts down the 40 favourite songs as voted by Australia via the SBS Eurovision website. With Eurovision dancers, multiple wardrobe changes and a studio set full of colour, the crazy countdown featured live performances by Dami Im, Paul Capsis and Bjorn Again, as well as interviews from six past Eurovision winners - Måns Zelmerlöw (2015) and Loreen (2012) from Sweden, Conchita Wurst (2014), Katrina and The Waves (1997), Bucks...
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Australia’s Top 40 Eurovision Songs – Vote Now

Vote now in the Eurovision Top 40 Songs poll Do you have a strong opinion on what the greatest Eurovision song of all time is? We're airing a Top 40 Eurovision song special on 10 May. Here's your chance to have your say on which songs are the BEST. Vote now! What is your all-time favourite song performed at the The Eurovision Song Contest? We want to know as we count down to Australia's favourite Eurovision song in the upcoming Eurovision Top 40 Song special airing on Wednesday 10 May at 8:30pm. Voting opened on Monday 6 March, with SBS...
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Isaiah Firebrace will represent Australia at Eurovision 2017 in Ukraine

SBS has announced Isaiah Firebrace as Australia’s contestant at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, and broadcast exclusively on SBS in May. Isaiah’s new Eurovision song Don’t Come Easy was also revealed tonight, performed by the artist on stage at an intimate event in Melbourne. You can listen to Don’t Come Easy and take a first look at Isaiah’s Eurovision video clip here: [youtube][/youtube] The Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast over SBS’s Eurovision weekend - Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Grand Final Sunday 14 May at 7.30pm on SBS with LIVE early morning...
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Alexa Curtis at rehearsals for Junior Eurovision in Malta

Alexa Curtis was on stage for the second day of rehearsals for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. In the live show on Sunday Australia will perform at number 14 in the running order. [youtube][/youtube] Watch Junior Eurovision 2016 on SBS LIVE coverage 2:00 am Monday November 21 on SBS 3.30pm Saturday November 26 on SBS. SBS will broadcast the Junior Eurovision Song Contest at 3.30pm Saturday 26 November on SBS. Eurovision fans can also tune in to SBS’s LIVE coverage of the contest from Valletta, Malta at 2:00am Monday 21 November on SBS. For more highlights visit Junior Eurovision