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Austria: AzRaH Completes the Austrian Line-up

After 24 hours of voting in the Austrian Widcard selection, and some irregularities with the voting, ORF have now been able to announce that they have a complete line-up for Wer singt für Österreich?. There were five songs fighting it out for the final place in WSFÖ: Laura Kamhuber “Stay Tonight” Ola Egbowon “Addicted” AzRaH “The One” Sara Koell “Closer To …

Here are the Austrian finalists

Even though the names of the Austrian national final were suppose to be presented by the ORF, somehow they also leaked. Just to remind you that couple days ago the Danish songs leaked on Spotify, so if the things continue to go like this, it seems that we have a very interesting season ahead of us. Nine candidate chosen by …

The Makemakes back with Holiday Music

They may have ended up with 0 points in Vienna but that didn’t stop the Makemakes to continue with great music. The Austrian band is enjoying the Holiday season and contributed a song to put you in the right mood. “Please don’t come home for Christmas” is a cover of a Charles Brown song from 55 years ago. The band …

43 Countries in Stockholm!

Today the EBU announced the final list of participants. The number of countries has increased from last year’s contest, we will see 43 countries participate in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest! The 43 countries hoping to take home the Eurovision 2016 trophy are: Albania Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia …

Want to meet Conchita? Now’s your chance!

Conchita Wurst, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, has kicked off a competition for 15 lucky fans to meet the star before her performance at Prague Pride, Czech Republic, which is set to take place between August 10th and 16th. If you happen to be around for Prague Pride and would like to meet the Austrian Eurovision …

Austria: National final for 2016

The Austrian national broadcaster ORF will organise a national final once again in 2016, its director Kathrin Zechner has confirmed. From the experience of hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest the format is expected to place further importance on the Austrian music industry and the broadcaster is expected to work with the industry on finding an entry in 2016. Other …

People of all participating nations live in Vienna – including San Marino

Time for some fun statistics! It has been evaluated how many people from the Eurovision 2015 countries currently live in Vienna. While Austria is unsurprisingly topping the list, there’s only one single Sammarinese citizen living there. Which of the participants will get the most local support? Will countries like Serbia, Germany and Poland get a significantly bigger hall reaction? We’ll …

Austria: Watch Conchita’s new music video

Austria’s beloved winner of Eurovision 2014, Conchita Wurst, has today released the music video for her latest single “You Are Unstoppable”, a noticeably more upbeat song compared to “Rise Like A Phoenix” or the follow-up single “Heroes”. The single is the third to be lifted from her upcoming album, Conchita, which will be released on 15th May (18th May in …

TONIGHT: Eurovision in Concert

So aside from the main show in May what would you say is the biggest event of the Eurovision calendar? Melfest? The semi-final draw? Some would in fact argue that the first big meeting of the cast of the year would be that moment, and tonight sees just that happening in the Dutch capital. 24 of the 40 performers in …

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