Home Austria (page 9)

Austria

Conchita’s victory amongst most searched on Google in 2014

The story of Conchita Wurst and her victory has made it to be one of the most searched of 2014 according to Google Insights. The multinational search engine corporation has compiled a list of the most searched-for stories and people of 2014 with our very own Eurovision winner and the contest itself racking up 120 million hits on the website. …

2015: EuroVillage location chosen

ORF has chosen the location for the 2015 EuroVillage – The Rathausplatz (town hall square) in the centre of Vienna will act as the main Eurovision hotspot in the city. It will be open from 17 to 23 May. The programme at the EuroVillage will include artists’ performances, DJ sets, special events and of course public viewings of the three …

2015: First tickets on Monday!

The exact start of the Eurovision 2015 ticket sales has finally been announced: On Monday, 15 December at 9am the first wave of tickets will go on sale. The official ticketing partner is oeticket.com. The ticket prices will range from €14 (category D for a semi final family show) to €390 (gold category in the final). You can find the exact …

(P)review: First round of the Austrian NF

So yesterday I went to see the recording of Round 1 of the Austrian national final for 2015. Upon arriving at the ORF centre it’s immediately apparent which topic will be the dominating one in the upcoming months: Building Bridges logos and Conchita Wurst pictures wherever you look. And – being from a country that hasn’t exactly been a powerhouse …

Austria: 16 participants revealed

This morning the Austrian broadcaster ORF has announced the 16 artists that will fight for the ticket to represent their country on home soil. The scouting process was carried through by a team revolving around the singer Anna F. and her manager Alexander Deutsch. The line-up is made up of newcomers as well as established artists. The name of the …

Austria: Meet the coaches of the national final

The team for the Austrian national selection is now complete: Three established artists will serve as coaches in order to support the competing artists in their creative process. The chosen coaches are the Austrian pop singer Anna F., the Austrian rapper Nazar and the German band The BossHoss Anna F.   Nazar   The BossHoss   How does the process …

Eurovison theme artwork is presented

The theme artwork of Eurovision Song Contest 2015 was just published “It is a great logo, a strong sign with recognition value and endless possibilities” says John Ola Sand, EBU. The logotype interprets the theme (Bulding Bridges) in a visual way as it forms over and over again. “The theme art work’s use of spheres and its wave-shape symbolises being united …

Conchita: Official video for “Heroes” released

After a long wait, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, Conchita Wurst, is finally back with new material! While the single Heroes was released a week ago, Conchita now uploaded the official video for the song. The song has already entered the Austrian single charts at the fourth position this week. Watch it here!   What do you think about the …

ESC 2015: Apply as a volunteer now!

Today ORF has started the application period for Eurovision 2015 volunteers. The broadcaster is looking for up to 700 helpers of all ages. “This huge event is a unique experience for our whole team – it will be unforgettable for each and every one involved. Our Song Contest family is looking forward to new members of all 18+ age groups …

2015: Speculations about the host duo

According to rumours, ORF has already made its decision regarding the hosts of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest – several Austrian media are speculating about Alice Tumler and Andi Knoll having been chosen to present the huge event in May. Alice Tumler has worked for German-French broadcaster ARTE and only joined the ORF family last year. She was born in …

1...8910...14Page 9 of 14

Research & Opinion