Australia's Voyager reach grand final of Eurovision 2023
Australian band Voyager have reached the grand final of Eurovision 2023 in the British city of Liverpool.
The Perth synth-metal outfit received rapturous applause after they performed their song Promise on Thursday (Friday AEDT).
The Australian musos were the final act to perform in the second semi final.
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Lead singer Danny Estrin arrived on the stage in a car.
Britain is hosting this year's Eurovision because last year's winner was Ukraine and the ongoing war makes it impossible for the nation to stage it.
There was also success for Sydney singer Andrew Lambrou who represented Cyprus.
He made it through to the grand final after singing Break A Broken Heart.
Australians will be able to vote, but not for Australia, in the final on Saturday (Sunday morning AEST).
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Voting is conducted online here.
Guy Sebastian's appearance for Australia in 2015 was supposed to be a one-off, but the country has been invited back every year since.
If Australia was to win Eurovision, it's unlikely they would ever host the contest.
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