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Dami Im qualifies for Grand Final of Eurovision Song Contest

NewsKevin Perry

Dami Im represents Australia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm with the song Sound Of Silence

Australia’s Dami Im has been voted through to the Eurovision Grand Final.

Dami performed her song ‘Sound of Silence’ on the Eurovision stage overnight in Stockholm, wowing the crowd in the arena, the worldwide viewing audience, and the voting juries in each country.

 

Dami Im said:

“It was such an adrenaline rush to perform on the Eurovision stage tonight. I could feel the crowd in the arena behind me and I really gave my performance everything I had. I’m so happy that the voting juries and viewers at home connected with ‘Sound of Silence’ - at the end of the day that’s what I really wanted.
“The support here from fans in Stockholm and everyone back in Australia, especially my Dami Army, has been incredible. I hope I do Australia proud in the Grand Final.”

Dami Im has stormed to the top of betting after her performance in the Semi Final. An online bookmaker has slashed her odds to win from $19 into $5.00 – making her the second favourite behind Russia which is paying $1.70 for the win.

Countries will perform in the following order at this weekends Grand Final:

  1. Belgium
  2. Czech Republic
  3. The Netherlands
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Hungary
  6. Italy
  7. Israel
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Sweden
  10. Germany
  11. France
  12. Poland
  13. Australia
  14. Cyprus
  15. Serbia
  16. Lithuania
  17. Croatia
  18. Russia
  19. Spain
  20. Latvia
  21. Ukraine
  22. Malta
  23. Georgia
  24. Austria
  25. United Kingdom
  26. Armenia

 

Broadcast Times
Friday 13 May, 7.30pm Semi Final 1 (replay)
Saturday 14 May, 7.30pm, Semi Final 2 (replay)
Sunday 15 May, 5am, (AEST) Final Live
Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm Final (replay)

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