The Eurovision Song Contest, well known for its flamboyant performances, draws 100 million viewers worldwide. Despite not even being in Europe, the contest attracts a strong following in Australia and this year it will only be bigger because Australian Idol star Jessica Mauboy – the first guest singer from a non-European Union country – will perform. We’ve compiled a list of live screenings in Sydney so you can be a part of the action over the grand final weekend. So dust off your feather boas and get ready to join in on one wacky weekend.

Museum of Contemporary Art in Circular Quay
Sculpture Terrace Cafe (Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Arts, 140 George Street, The Rocks)
5am, Friday May 9
To kick off the weekend’s festivities catch former Australian Idol star Jessica Mauboy perform live, early this Friday morning at the semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest at Sydney’s MCA. More info here

Randwick Ritz Cinema
45 St. Pauls Street Randwick
7.30pm, Sunday May 11
The Ritz Cinema is encouraging all punters to get into the spirit of Eurovision by dressing up. Bring your family and friends and head to the Ritz for a taste of glitz. More info here

Manning Bar
Manning Road, University of Sydney
6.30pm, Sunday May 11
$5 entry for non-access members As well as a live screening, activities and competitions will run throughout the night so bring your inner dancing queen and leave your inhibitions at the door. For more information visit the University of Sydney Union website here

Oxford Art Factory presents ‘Hello Copenhagen this is Sydney calling’
38–46 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
6pm, Sunday May 11
Oxford Art Factory is going all out. The celebration will include Eurovision trivia and a best-dressed competition, so be ready to get decked out in your sparkliest finery. What’s more, the grand final will be televised on not one, but two screens. You can also get your hands on a Eurotrash cocktail for $10. More Information available here

Central Park
L3 Central Events Space
28 Broadway Sydney
7pm, Sunday May 11
Head to level 3 of Sydney’s greenest building, the Central Park Shopping Centre where the contest will be screened for free. More Information available here

Get our pick of the best news, features and events delivered twice a week