This weekend is packed with a lot of interesting Eurovision stuff which can be watched live in the internet. The first songs have already been selected over the past weeks (Albania, Belarus, France, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Malta ant the Netherlands), but they will probably all be new versions of the songs, sometimes rearranged by other composers, so there can nothing be said by now.
This will be the second heat for the ESC ticket sale. On Thursday, January 29th, 9 am CET the lines will be open via internet on http://www.oeticket.com/de/ as well as over telephone line +43 1 96096. The price range will be 14 – 390 EUR.
In the today’s Eurovision event the semi final allocations have been drawn in the City Hallo of Vienna. Kati Bellowitsch and Andi Knoll have conducted the draw to determine which country will participate in which semi final and if it’s in the first or second half.
As a kind of tradition there will be a hand-over of the keys by the lord mayors from the ex-host city Copenhagen and the new host city Vienna tomorrow. The host broadcaster ORF will also utilize this occasion to welcome the EBU and the representatives of all the participating countries for the first time. This special event has been created to allocate the countries into the two semi-finals.
After Conchita Wurst’s glamourous victory in Copenhagen last year, her career truly took off like a phoenix! Even if her second song “Heroes” has been released several months later, she has been the topic in many news until today.