Austria: Wer singt für Österreich finalists

Austria: Wer singt für Österreich? Show #2

Who sings for Austria? We are a bit closer to that answer now. The six contestants showed their talent in the second show of the Austrian selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna

Tonight the second show of the Austrian selection "Wer singt für Österreich?" took place. Here the six participants showed their vocal talent. Each contestant performed two songs each, either covers or own compositions, convincing the jury of their talent. Last week 10 out of 16 were eliminated. The remaining six participants performed tonight, and will perform the next two weeks shows.

The participants in Wer singt für Österreich?

  • Celina Ann
  • Dawa
  • Folkshilfe
  • Johann Sebastian Bass
  • The Makemakes
  • Zoe

Wer singt für Österreich?

  • 20 February: Show #1
    16 participants. 10 participants eliminated. 6 participants proceed to Show #2
  • 27 February: Show #2
    The 6 participants show their vocal talent in 2 songs each
  • 6 March: Show #3
    The 6 participants perform 2 new songs each. One of each participant's songs will be performed in Show #4
  • 13 March: Show #4 (Final)
    The 6 participants perform their own entries for Vienna. Winner decided

Austria in Eurovision Song Contest

Austria 1966 | Udo Jürgens - "Merci Chérie"

Austria has been participating in Eurovision Song Contest 47 times since it's debut in 1957. They won the competion twice: in 1966 (Udo Jürgens - Merci Chérie) and in 2014 (Conchita Wurst - Rise Like a Phoenix). They came last in the competition eight times (Zero points in 1962, 1988 and 1991). Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004, Austria only qualified for the Grand Final 3 out of 7 times. In 2015 Austria will host Eurovision Song Contest and is automatically qualified for the Grand Final. They will vote in Semi-final 1.

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