Exciting news for Aussies today as Jessica Mauboy has been announced as the representative of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018.
It’s not the first time the singer has appeared on the famous European contest as she once appeared as an international guest performer. The difference now is that she’s competing!
Speaking on the amazing news, Jess said: ‘I will sing my heart out for Australia, I’m so proud to be officially representing my country and a little bit nervous – mainly about the stress of the dress!’
I HAVE SOME EXCITING NEWS!!! In 2018, I will be representing Australia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest!! 😱 I will sing my heart out for Australia, I’m so proud to be officially representing my country and a little bit nervous – mainly about the dress! 💕😂#SBSEurovision pic.twitter.com/psBKqoGf7o
— Jessica Mauboy (@jessicamauboy) December 11, 2017
The 2018 contest will take place in Lisbon, Portugal and broadcast exclusively on SBS from May 9 to 13, 2018.
We can’t wait to see Jess do us proud!
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