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  • Writer's pictureKyriakos Tsinivits

Eurovision Stars headline G’Day USA AAA Arts Gala with Guy Sebastian, Dami Im and Johnny Manuel

This week G’Day USA and the American Australian Association will join forces to present the G’Day USA AAA Arts Gala – a virtual gala that will recognise and celebrate the diverse contributions made by Australians in advancing and strengthening the friendship between our two great countries through the arts.

The line up of performers include Eurovision stars Guy Sebastian, Australia’s first Eurovision representative in 2015, Dami Im, who finished in runner-up at Eurovision 2016 for Australia and Johnny Manuel, who represented Bulgaria at Eurovision 2018 and is a finalist in The Voice Australia.

The event, which will be hosted by David Campbell, will provide a unique and intimate platform to cultivate this community by bringing together notable Americans and Australians to celebrate the exceptional contribution to the arts made by the 2021 Honorees. The Gala will deliver a number of high-profile performances, presenters, a star-studded virtual red-carpet and be broadcast across the United States and Australia.

For the first time, this event will not be limited by venue capacity and aims to welcome all those around the world who have been unable to attend in person in the past.

The event will begin on February 25, 2021 4:00 pm PST (February 26, 2021 10:00 AM AEST in Australia).

Registration automatically enters guests for a chance to win a guitar signed by Grammy-award winning country music singer, songwriter and guitarist Keith Urban.

This years 2021 Honorees include:

  • Cate Blanchett - Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Liane Moriarty - Excellence in Literature

  • Liane Moriarty - Excellence in Literature

Featuring musical performances by:

  • Colin Hay

  • Delta Goodrem

  • Guy Sebastian

  • Chris Sebastian

  • Johnny Manuel

  • Dami Im

  • William Barton

  • and more!

With guest appearances from:

  • Nicole Kidman

  • Laura Brown

  • George Clooney

  • Jack Thompson

  • Bruna Papandrea

  • Naomi Watts

  • Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness

  • Uzo Aduba

  • Sarah Paulson

The Arts Gala strives to foster a dynamic, supportive community that transcends international barriers for generations to come. Funds raised from the event support the American Australian Association and its Arts Fund.


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