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Catherine Martin to be Australia’s spokesperson at Eurovision 2023

Today is was announced that award winning costume designer Catherine Martin be Australia’s spokesperson in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. She will deliver the results of the Australian Jury live from Liverpool Arena on Saturday for the Grand Final.

Who is Catherine Martin?

Catherine Martin is an Australian costume designer, production designer and set designer. She is most known for her work on Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby, for which she has won 4 Academy Awards. Martin is also the proud owner of 4 Oscar’s, making her the most awarded Australian in the history of the Oscar’s.

Catherine commented on the announcement:

“I’m so excited to be the spokesperson for Australia at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Since my first memories of ABBA exploding onto the stage and becoming the worldwide phenomenon they are, I have been obsessed, not only with the extraordinary celebration of music and songwriting but also with the inspiration, staging, costuming, and lighting.

Eurovision celebrates not only musical excellence but the presentation of music, in visually extraordinary ways.”

Catherine Martin

Spokespersons for Eurovision 2023 so far

So far, nineteen spokespersons have been revealed. Among these spokespeople include former Eurovision entrants, including Anggun (2012) for France, S10 (2022) for the Netherlands, Ilanit (1973/1977) for Israel, Monika Liu (2022) for Lithuania and Ruth Lorenzo (2014) for Spain. Estonia has also opted to select football Ragnar Klavan as their spokesperson, who played for Liverpool FC during his career, which is fitting for the occasion. You can see a list of the selected spokespersons so far in the table below.

AlbaniaAndri XhahuThe NetherlandsS10
AustraliaCatherine MartinNorwayBen Adams
AustriaPhilipp HansaLithuaniaMonika Liu
AzerbaijanNarmin SalmanovaPolandIda Nowakowska
CyprusLoukas HamatsosRomaniaEda Marcus
EstoniaRagnar KlavanSan MarinoJohn Kennedy O’Connor
FinlandBessSpainRuth Lorenzo
FranceAnggunSwedenFarah Abadi
GreeceFotis SergoulopoulosSwitzerlandChiara Dubey
IsraelIlanitUkraineZlata Ognevich
ItalyKazeUnited KingdomCatherine Tate

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Bo van Leijden

I have been watching Eurovision since I was a young girl, but I've been actively involved in the contest since 2016. I am really passionate about it and it's basically all I talk about from January till June. My favorite genre is probably pop/rock, but I enjoy a good ballad every now and then. I have been visiting Eurovision in Concert for a long time and I've been to 2 editions of Eurovision so far!

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