Less than one week left to submit the next Australian Eurovision song

*Song portal open for submissions* Songwriters have less than one week left to submit an original composition as part of the Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 selection process via sbs.com.au/eurovision. The song portal, supported by APRA AMCOS, which represents over 100,000 Australasian songwriters, composers and music publishers, will close on Sunday 26 September at 23:59pm AEST. There are no restrictions on the number of songs composers and songwriters, both published and unpublished, can submit. Songs will be shortlisted and announced later this year, along with the ten Australian artists set to compete for their shot to represent Australia on the...
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Eurovision – AustraliaDecides – Gold Coast is back in February 2022.

Who will represent Australia at Eurovision in 2022? SBS and production partner Blink TV have announced Eurovision – Australia Decides will return to the Gold Coast in February 2022, giving Australians another chance to choose who will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Italy. In association with the Queensland Government via Tourism and Events Queensland, the City of Gold Coast, and Screen Queensland, Eurovision – Australia Decides will be presented at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 February. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWOe2qk9s9U Hosted by comedian Joel Creasey and music buff Myf Warhurst, Eurovision – Australia Decides will showcase the...
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‘Australia Now and Then’ to premiere in August 2021 on Channel 7!

Blink TV and Ronde Media are proud to announce their new 4 x hour light-entertainment factual series, airing on Channel 7 in 2021. The gloves are off as host Shane Jacobson pits 4 generations of Australian celebrities against each other with one question: ‘Which generation of Aussies had it best?”In each episode of this exciting series, 4 generations of Australian celebs argue, “when was the best time to be an Aussie?”For Boomers, their peak years of the 60s and 70s, the Gen X hey-days were the 80s and 90s, for Gen Y it was the Noughties and 2010s, and for Gen...
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Guillaume Brahimi’s Plat du Tour returns to SBS as part the coverage of the 2021 Tour de France

Renowned French-Australian chef Guillaume Brahimi believes the French know how to live life to the full. They call it Savoir Vivre, and French food culture is the beating heart of the nation. Guillaume guides us to the heart of France via the senses, serving up his 'Plat du Tour' each night of the Tour de France on SBS. In series 2 of "Plat du Tour" Guillaume Brahimi welcomes you on a tasting journey around France in winter (well it is Winter in Australia when it’s Summer for the Tour!) as he brings you some of his favourite French dishes for the...
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Congratulations Montaigne

After the results from the first Semi Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, and even though this year Australia will not be a part of the Grand Final, we want to say a huge thank you to our artist, Montaigne and the team from Blink TV and SBS Australia. Faced with the challenge of not actually being present in Rotterdam on the Eurovision stage for the event, they worked tirelessly to ensure Montaigne’s performance of her song, Technicolour was bought to life with energy, fun and individuality – and of course colour! We wish all the qualifying artists the...
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Get behind Montaigne from 19-23 May on SBS

The 65th Eurovision Song Contest is about to begin in the Netherlands as Australia’s very own Montaigne is set to reveal her performance in the world’s biggest song competition. The contest will be broadcast live and in primetime exclusively on SBS and SBS On Demand from 19 to 23 May. Award-winning singer-songwriter Montaigne will compete in Semi Final 1 with her uplifting and powerful anthem Technicolour, which she’ll perform from home this year.  Montaigne is set to compete against 15 countries in Semi Final 1 including 19-year-old Tusse from Sweden, Eden Alene who will make history as Israel's first Ethiopian representative, and fan favourite Maltese singer Destiny.  “I’m very excited to reveal Technicolour on the “Eurovision stage”! It’s colourful and...
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Celebrate a Mardi Gras like no other

Blink TV is proud to be producing the coverage for SBS. Courtney Act, Joel Creasey, Narelda Jacobs and Zoë Coombs Marr return to host this year’s history-making global event live and exclusive Saturday 6 March on SBS and NITV. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz2SkSnj1xw As the official broadcast partner, SBS is proud to bring to life the colour and magic of the 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras live and exclusively on Saturday March 6. Proving nothing – not even a pandemic - is going to rain on this parade, Mardi Gras has found a temporary new home in 2021 – the iconic...
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Montaigne releases Australia’s official Eurovision song Technicolour

Watch Montaigne’s first ever live performance of Technicolour at the2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday 6 March on SBS 2021 Eurovision contestant and ARIA Award-winning art-pop songwriter, Montaigne, has had the internet buzzing this week as teasers of her brand new Eurovision song spread like wildfire. Released globally tomorrow, Montaigne will sing the uplifting and powerful anthem Technicolour at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and broadcast exclusively on SBS from 19 to 23 May. Listen to a teaser of Technicolour here. Listen to the entire song on Friday here. Montaigne will light up...
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Blink TV is proud to have produced the SBS 2021 Upfront

It was that time of the year – time for the SBS Network to unveil its 2021 Upfront. This is a series of presentations put on each year to showcase the network’s upcoming slate, and of course in 2020 this was delivered as a virtual presentation to invited media and advertisers. With speeches from the network’s key executives and Managing Director, James Taylor, Blink TV was contracted to produce the presentation. Setting it up as a TV show, they used a large immersive style LED wall for content, and with cinematic lighting and camera direction, the presentation had a unique...
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‘Australia Now and Then’

'Australia Now and Then', a new 4 x hour light entertainment factual series. This exciting new series is a battle of the generations - from Baby Boomers to Gen Z - asking Australian celebrities ‘Which generation had it best?’ Not so long ago... avocados weren’t something we smashed, the Amazon was still just a river in South America, and posting social media meant putting a piece of paper on a notice board. A lot has changed – from the way we dress, to the way we make friends, how we’re entertained, how we work, and what we’re allowed to laugh...
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