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Dami Im Came So Close To Winning Eurovision

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You guys, Australia came SO CLOSE to winning Eurovision.

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In case you didn't get up early to watch it, Dami Im absolutely nailed her Eurovision performance.

Divine! @Damiandmusic has come a long way to sing here and we're so glad she did! #AUS #Eurovision

Like, really, she nailed it.

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And she knew she nailed it.

This is such a dream, thank you #Eurovision! So honored to be performing on this stage tonight β€οΈπŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί#DamiArmy

Then the votes started coming in. No one could quite believe Australia was winning.

when australia is in the lead #EUROVISION

when we can't even win our own show bc australia has to be better than us all #eurovision

"Australia is a big part of Europe and should definitely be in the Eurovision Song Contest."

We actually won the jury vote. It was all going to come down to the public vote.

Jury vote: #Eurovision 1st #Australia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί #AUS 320 2d #Ukraine πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ #UKR 211 3d #France πŸ‡«πŸ‡· #FRA 148

The Europeans were so mad. But, who cares tbh.

Actually we're fucking Europe pretty hard 😎😎😎

The tension was high.

My heart is legit racing at an unhealthy speed #Australia #Eurovision

omg this is very tense #SBSEurovision

Needless to say, @simonjonespr can't cope with the tension... #Eurovision

And then it became clear. We might actually win this thing.

Holy crap, this is actually happening. #Eurovision

This is hilarious/awesome #SBSEurovision

But then just like that...

The dream was over.

Ukraine just beat us, with their huge public vote moving them ahead of us on the leaderboard. They scored 534 points to our 511.

And the winner is...... UKRAINE! #Eurovision

Even Sweden thought we had it in the bag.

So apparently the Swedish news were so convinced Australia would win they put up the wrong graphic. #Eurovision

People were pissed.

Oh my goodness. Are we at war now? #Eurovision


But still, second is pretty good when you remember we're not even in Europe.

Second comes right after first! #Eurovision

"Congrats to Dami Im. Second place is NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF. Second place is very, very good, OK???" - Bill Shorten.

πŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί WE WON THE #EUROVISION MINOR PREMIERSHIP!!!!!! πŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

So well done Dami, you slayed it.

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And Europe, we're coming for you next year.

we could totally host Europe next year #Eurovision