First Aussie acts named for Eurovision show

Vanessa Amorosi (L) and Casey Donovan (R) will compete in Eurovision - Australia Decides in February 2020.
Vanessa Amorosi (L) and Casey Donovan (R) will compete in Eurovision - Australia Decides in February 2020.

Australia will once again stage a public national final to pick its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.

SBS and production partner Blink TV have today announced Vanessa Amorosi and Casey Donovan will compete in ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’ in February 2020.

Hosted on the Gold Coast and broadcast live online and through SBS, ten acts will perform each perform an original song for their chance to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Casey Donovan became the youngest ever winner of Australian Idol in 2004. Over the last 13 years, she’s made her mark not only as a musician, but also on stage and screen, and as a presenter and writer.

Vanessa Amorosi’s song-writing ability and dynamic vocal range have seen her sell over two million records worldwide. She’s released four critically acclaimed studio albums.

Eurovision – Australia Decides will be presented at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 February. Tickets for the Opening Night Show, Matinee Show and Live TV Final are now on sale.

Image Credits: Supplied/SBS.