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Eurovision fans say Australia was robbed when Electric Fields were kicked out of the competition: ‘It’s a crime not to qualify’


Heartbroken Eurovision fans took to social media on Wednesday to vent their frustration at the elimination of Australian band Electric Fields from the competition.

The musical duo put on the show of their lives in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday when they represented Australia in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to win over viewers as they failed to qualify for the grand final.

Furious fans quickly took to social media, with many claiming the talented duo had been «robbed».

“The electric fields were robbed. Gutted Australia did not pass. Incredible performance! Amazing uplifting song from super talented musicians,” wrote one devastated fan.

Heartbroken Eurovision fans took to social media on Wednesday to vent their frustration at the elimination of Australian band Electric Fields (pictured) from the competition

«I had Australia as my favourite. They cried when they brought out a native dancer to play the digeridoo. Really disappointed, Electric Fields deserved more,” added another.

«It makes no sense.» The electric fields were amazing,» a third person added, while another wrote: «Not qualifying is a crime».

The band, consisting of singer Zaachariaha Fielding and musician Michael Ross, set the stage on fire with their song One milkali (One Blood), which features lyrics in Yankunytjatjara – the language of the Anangu people.

Fielding and Ross were joined on stage by vocalists Brendan Maclean, Alyson Joyce and Simi Vuata and didgeridoo player Fred Leone.

The music duo put on the show of their lives in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday when they represented Australia in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest - unfortunately it wasn't enough to win over the crowd as they failed to qualify.  to the grand finale

The music duo put on the show of their lives in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday when they represented Australia in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest – unfortunately it wasn’t enough to win over the crowd as they failed to qualify. to the grand finale

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It was the first time that the original lyrics were performed on the Eurovision stage, and also the first time that a contestant played the didgeridoo.

Fielding looked incredible in a sparkling white gown with pleated detailing and a plunging neckline.

They are one of five bands out of 15 not to make it, joining Poland’s Luna, Iceland’s Hera Björk and Azerbaijan’s FAHREE feat. Ilkin Dovlatov and Moldova’s Natalia Barbu.

Furious fans quickly took to social media to air their thoughts on the shock removal, with many claiming the talented duo had been 'robbed'

Furious fans quickly took to social media to air their thoughts on the shock removal, with many claiming the talented duo had been ‘robbed’

It is Australia’s worst result since singer Montaigne failed to qualify for a grand final in 2021.

Meanwhile, Cypriot entrant from Australia Silia Kapsis made it to the grand final with her song Liar.

Australia has a strong track record at Eurovision, having secured a place in the grand final every year since being invited in 2015, except for 2021 when Covid-19 restrictions limited participation.

The second leg of the semi-final will take place on Friday from 5:00am AESTThe Grand Final will begin at 5pm AEST on Sunday.

The band, consisting of singer Zaachariaha Fielding and musician Michael Ross, set the stage on fire with their song One milkali (One Blood), which features lyrics from Yankunytjatjara - the language of the Anangu people.

The band, consisting of singer Zaachariaha Fielding and musician Michael Ross, set the stage on fire with their song One milkali (One Blood), which features lyrics from Yankunytjatjara – the language of the Anangu people.



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