Eurovision 2019: Kate Miller-Heidke soars from depression to the global stage

Australian song Zero Gravity takes its place in the annual celebration of camp that this year is set against conflict

It’s a difficult image to shake: Kate Miller-Heidke swaying on a two-storey pole, sparkling in a three-metre tulle-and-crystal dress, her famous three-octave voice soaring as she sings about postpartum depression.

The epitome of light and shade, the song – which she will perform in the early hours of Wednesday, as Australia’s contestant in the 2019 Eurovision contest – is a neat fit for the contradictions of the televised event itself: a celebration of camp set against one of the most contentious ongoing political conflicts in the world.

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