Australia: Montaigne will release her Eurovision 2021 entry on March 5

Australia: Montaigne will release her Eurovision 2021 entry on March 5
Wednesday, 03 March 2021

  • The Australian Eurovision 2021 hopeful,  Montaigne will release her song for Rotterdam next Friday, March 5. 

    With a post on her social media accounts Montaigne the Australian ESC 2021 act has informed the world that the song she will be performing on the Eurovision 2021 stage in Rotterdam will be unveiled this Friday, March 5. 

    At the beginning of the year, the Australian act had implied that behind of one of her potential ESC entries was the legendary songwriter and producer Diane Warren. Since then no further details were published on her upcoming release and we'll have to see if eventually Warren will be behind her entry or the selected song is a different song. 


    Australia In Eurovision 

    Australia has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest five times since their debut at the 2015 contest in Vienna. Although Australia’s first participation in the 2015 contest was set to be a single time participation, the country was invited to take part in the following years successively. Last year after an agreement with EBU, Australia secured its participation up to 2023.

    The country’s best result in the contest is Dami Im’s 2nd place in 2016. Australia has also finished in the top ten in three of its other appearances in the contest, with Guy Sebastian finishing fifth in 2015, and Isaiah Firebrace finishing ninth in 2017 . In 2019 , Kate Miller Heidke won the first national final to take place in the country and represented the land of Down Under at Tel Aviv with her song “Zero Gravity”. Kate achieved a 9th placing marking the country’s return back in the top 10.

    In 2020 Montaigne  won the country’s 2nd national final in history. Eurovision: Australia Decides 2020, held in Gold Coast , Queensland last February. Her entry “Don’t Break Me” achieved to top the jury voting and came second in the public vote . Although her Eurovision journey never reached its destination in Rotterdam as the contest was cancelled due to the covid-19 outbreak, SBS invited the talented act back for Eurovision 2021.

    News Source: Twitter/Montaigne