On 10 May, one day before the start of the activities around the 6oth Eurovision Song Contest, the Press Center was opened. A ceremony was held at the venue for the inauguration of the site were press from all around the world will coordinate its covering of the event.
As announced through eurovision.tv, the facilities for the press that will cover the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 were officially opened on 10 May. The Head of Press of the Austrian broadcaster ORF, Mr. Roman Horacek, led the ribbon-cut ceremony for the Eurovision Press Centre at the Wiener Stadthalle. The inauguration was also attended by Mr. Richard Grasl, ORF’s CFO, Petra Stolba, CEO at the Austrian Tourism Board, and Mr. Norbert Kettner, CEO at Vienna Tourism.
The Press centre has a working area equipped with desks, cabins for interviews and screens that will permit the accredited journalists to follow the activities going on in the arena.
Besides, there is a separate area for press conferences.
The journalists and fans will have also the chance to chill out and relax in between rehearsals, interviews and conferences in the areas prepared for their leisure time, with sofas and scenic backdrops showing views of Vienna and Austria, with music playing that will go from classical to pop.
Take a sneak preview with this video offered by eurovision.tv.