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2015: Allocation draw completed

The allocation draw for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest took place in Vienna’s city hall and has just been wrapped up. We now know which countries will perform in which semi final as well as their position in the first or second half of the respective show. Before the draw took place, a delegation from last year’s host city Copenhagen …

39 countries represented in Eurovision 2015

The EBU has confirmed that 39 countries will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted between 19-23 May in Vienna, Austria. The number is two up on last year, representing the first increase in participation since Germany’s hosting in 2011. Amongst the participants is a surprising return from Czech Republic, who will take part for the first time …

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 …

First contestants revealed for MelFest 2015

SVT have just announced the first 14 artists that will be competing in Melodifestivalen 2015.  At the same time they also announced which semi final they will all be taking part in. Today they revealed the lineups for the first two semi finals to take place in  Göteborg and Malmö on the 7th and 14th of February respectively. Full line …

Eurovision 2015: What’s next?

There are only a bit more than 200 days left until the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 kicks off. Today the ORF Director General Alexander Wrabetz and the Mayor of Vienna Michael Häupl held an official meeting for a very important cause – they both signed the so-called “Memorandum of Understanding” which ensures the cooperation between the host broadcaster and the city of …

2015: What Vienna is planning

Earlier today, Vienna’s city councillor Christian Oxonitsch held a press conference about the Eurovision Song Contest in May. He presented the budget that Vienna will contribute to the contest and outlined plans regarding side events. Budget It was announced that the city of Vienna is planning to spend almost 12 million euros on the event. Here’s a detailed list of things they …

2015: First details revealed

A few hours ago the Austrian broadcaster ORF announced that the 60th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Vienna. Despite Innsbruck being more financially generous, the capital managed to score with a more convincing overall concept. Host duo already decided? Today (Thursday) at 11:00, ORF will hold an official press conference regarding further details and financial aspects of the …

2015: Final to take place on 23 May!

In an interview with the newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten, the general director of the Austrian broadcaster ORF Alexander Wrabetz revealed that the dates for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest have already been decided on – therefore the grand final will take place on 23 May with the respective semi finals being scheduled for 19 and 21 May. However, a decision regarding …

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