Australian pop idol and Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University graduate Dami Im finished an unprecedented second place in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
With a clear lead after the juries’ vote, Im was narrowly beaten by Ukraine’s Jamala.
Im performed her power balladSound of Silenceto a global audience of 200 million.
“Dami is one of many Queensland Conservatorium graduates who are making their mark in the world of music in a wide range of genres,’’ he said.
“We look forward to celebrating with Dami on her return to Australia.”
Im is an award-winning pianist who won the popular reality television show The X Factor Australia in 2013. Her self-titled debut album reached number 1 on the ARIA charts, as did her lead single, Alive.