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Australian Eurovision Artists

In the past well-known Australian artists represented other countries, namely Peter Doyle & Marty Christian, as members of the New Seekers (IRL 72), Olivia Newton John (UK 74), Johnny Logan (IRL 80, 87), Jane Comerfort (GER 06), and Gina G (UK 96), while the BBC had twice asked from Danii Minogue to represent the UK.

Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John

The New Seekers

The New Seekers

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Jane Comerfort

 

 

Johnny Logan

Johnny Logan

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Gina G

 

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Danii Minogue

 

Moreover there are references in some songs’ lyrics, the most memorable of which being “Boom Boom Boomerang” (AUT 77-Kangaroos, didgeridoos).

This year, another Australian, of Armenian origin, Mary-Jean O’Doherty will be on stage for Armenia, as member of the group Genealogy.

Mary-Jean O'Doherty

Mary-Jean O’Doherty

 

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