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Australia: Lee Lin Chin resigns from SBS

Journalist and Eurovision spokesperson tells goodbye to the viewers

Every true Eurovision fan remembers the spokesperson who read Australia's votes in the Eurovision Song Contest for 3 consecutive years (2015, 2016 and 2017).

The lovely Chinese-Indonesian television presenter and journalist Lee Lin Chin resigned from her role at SBS (Australia's national public television network).

She began her media career back in 1968. In 1980 she migrated to Australia to work for SBS TV by translating Chinese-language films. Few years later she started presenting SBS World News and continued her career in media communications.

Lee Lin Chin in Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Lee Lin Chin in Eurovision Song Contest 2016

She was asked if she had a message for her fans on Sunday she told SBS News:

I'm not disappearing from the face of the earth, so if they see me I will have all the time in the world to engage with them … as long as they don’t ask for selfiesLee Lin Chin

Australia in Eurovision Song Contest

Australia 2016: Dami Im - "Sound of Silence"

Australia has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 4 times.

At Eurovision 2015 Australia was represented by Guy Sebastian and finished 5th in the Grand Final with the song Tonight Again. Australia was granted a wildcard, with the right to vote in both semi-finals, and with a secured place in the Grand Final.

At Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Dami Im represented Australia and finished 2nd with the song "Sound of Silence". Best result so far.

Australia qualified for the Grand Final 3 out of 3 times.

About the author: Neville Spiteri (Malta)

Neville is our correspondent from Malta. He has been following Eurovision since 1999, and has Hero by Charlotte Perrelli as his favorite ESC song



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