Paul Clarke: if invited again we’d go for an even bigger name
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Paul Clarke, from the Australian Eurovision broadcaster SBS, has restated that the continent should take part in another Eurovision Song Contest and should select an even bigger star to represent the country.
Following its success with Guy Sebastian in Vienna, Clarke said Australia should “take any chance they get to compete again”. He added, ““For us, Australia was riding on a wave of growing excitement for Eurovision and we wanted to deliver something authentic so we chose a big artist. If we were ever invited again, we’d go for an even bigger one”.
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Australia took part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest for the first time upon the invitation of the EBU to celebrate the contest’s 60-year history. Singing “Tonight Again”, representative Guy Sebastian came a respectable fifth in the final.