Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Eurovision Song Contest 2015: Vienna

Eurovision Song Contest 2015 was held in Vienna on 23 May 2015. Find all the information about Eurovision 2015: Date, City, Participants, Arena, Eurovision Village, Euroclub and Euro Fan Café

Download Eurovision Metro Map Vienna (PDF)


  • Semi-final 1: 19 May 2015
  • Semi-final 2: 21 May 2015
  • Grand Final: 23 May 2015

Host City: Vienna

Capital Vienna will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. This romantic city is rich of culture, shopping and nightlife. Visit the famous Schönbrunn Palace or the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and follow the footsteps of Sissi.

Discover the cities musical history: Vienna has been synonymous with music for centuries, and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss. Their Wiener Philharmoniker is one of the world's top orchestras. This could be one of your most romantic and cultural Eurovisions ever!

Arena: Wiener Stadthalle

Roland Rainer Platz 1, 1150 Wien
Metro: U6, station: Burggasse-Stadthalle
Metro: U3, station: Schweglerstraße

The arena of Eurovision Song Contest 2015 is the Wiener Stadthalle. This modern arena can hold up to 16.000 spectators and is located at the 15th district of Vienna. The Wiener Stadthalle will be the hotspot where artists, delegates, press and fans will come together for the 60th edition of Eurovision.


40 countries participated at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015:

Changes from Eurovision 2014


Australia participated for the first time in Eurovision. They were granted a wildcard with the right to vote in both semi-finals, and with a secured place in the Grand Final.


3 countries didn't participate in Eurovision 2014, but were back for Eurovision 2015:


Ukraine was the only country from Eurovision 2014 that didn't participate in Eurovision 2015.

Eurovision Village: Vienna Town Hall Square

Rathausplatz, 1010 Wien
Metro: U2, station: Rathaus

The official fan zone for Eurovision Song Contest 2015, will be at the Vienna Town Hall Square. Here you can see live performances by artists, DJs, special events and public viewing of the shows broadcasted from the Arena.

Euro Fan Café: EMS Lounge
Dietrichgasse 25, 1030 Wien
Metro: U3, station: Kardinal Nagl Platz

Euro Fan Café hosting two weeks of concerts, parties, dj's and special events. Open to all fans with tickets Euro Fan Café.

Euroclub: Ottakringer Brauerei

Ottakringer Brauerei, Ottakringer Platz 1, 1160 Wien
Metro: U3, station: Ottakring

The Euro Club is the venue for some special parties, the official after parties and performances by participants. Needs official accreditation for access. A limited amount of tickets are available to OGAE-members without accreditation. The tickets are free of charge, and will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis at the Euro Fan Café every day at 12:00.

Get around

Eurovision Metro Map Vienna (PDF)Metro/Underground: called U-Bahn, covers the whole city.
Trams: called Straßenbahn, covers the whole city.
One trip tickets: €2.20
24-hour ticket: €7.60
48-hour ticket: €13.30
Weekly ticket: €16.20
Download Eurovision Metro Map Vienna (PDF)
Plan your journey in Vienna


There are tickets for nine shows in six different categories ranging from €14 to €390
Tickets can be purchased from and will be sold in various batches.

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