INFEvision Video Contest 2020: Sheppard to represent Australia with their song ‘Symphony’
INFEvision 2020, the video contest held by the International Network of Fan Clubs of Eurovision (I.N.F.E) is unfolding this week with the presentation of the competing acts and songs.
The INFEvision 2020 line up continues to unfold with the representative from down under. The local INFE Australia fan community has selected Sheppard to represent Australia with the song ‘Symphony’.
Sheppard are an indie pop band from Brisbane form in 2009 . Their debut studio album, Bombs Away, was released on 11 July 2014, and peaked at No. 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association, while their second single, “Geronimo”, spent three weeks at No. 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified 5× platinum. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2013, Sheppard were nominated for Best Independent Release for “Let Me Down Easy”. At the 2014ceremony, they were nominated for Album of the Year, Best Group, Best Independent Release, Best Pop Release, Song of the Year, Producer of the Year, and Best Video and won the 2014 ARIA Award for Best Band.
In 2019 they participated in the Australian national selection Eurovision – Australia Decides with their song On my Way which came first out of 10 competing entries.
Watch the competing video of “Symphony” below:
This year’s edition was launched in the first days of October with INFE Romania revealing the INFEvision 2020 slogan “Riding the Ages” . From that point all INFE clubs were given a period until end of October to confirm participation to the host country. A total of 19 countries around the globe will eventually be participating in this year’s contest, which is a new record number for the comeptition itself after last year’s 18 countries. Unfortunately Armenia and Azerbaijan decided to withdraw due to the war conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh ( Artsakh).
The Grand final is set to take place on December 19 in the city of Resita in Romania.