Shortly after each of the Semi-finals ended, the producer of this years Eurovision, the Austrian broadcaster ORF, and EBU made a draw to decide in which part of the Grand Final each country will participate in. It has already been decided back in January that the running order for Austria in the Grand Final is 14.
The last two years the producers of the shows decided the running order based on an allocation draw. The final running order will be decided shortly by the producer and broadcaster, ORF, and approved by EBU
Eurovision Song Contest 2015
The 60th Eurovision Song Contest takes place on 19, 21 and 23 May 2015. The contest is hosted by Vienna, Austria, and produced by the Austrian broadcaster ORF.
- Place: Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
- Participants: 40
- Semi-final 1: Took place on 19 May 2015 with 16 participants. The 10 songs with highest points advanced to the Grand Final
- Semi-final 2: Took place on 21 May 2015 with 17 participants. The 10 songs with highest points advanced to the Grand Final
- Grand Final: Takes place on 23 May 2015 with 27 participants; Austria (host), Australia (special guest), Big-5 (Germany, Spain, France, Italy and United Kingdom), 10 best from Semi-Final 1, 10 best from Semi-Final 2