Austrian Eurovision Song Contest fans in gathered Vienna last night to celebrate a warm-up special leading to the upcoming contest in Moscow. Austria itself is not competing in the contest this year for the second year in a row.
The event took place at the Club Tresor in Vienna. Partner website eurovision-austria.com attended the warm-up special andyou can find pictures taken at the party here.
All shows of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast on ORF 1, but only the voting of the final will be shown live. Thecomplete schedule is as follows:
|Wednesday, 13th May||00:40 CET||First semi final|
|Friday, 15th May||00:20 CET||Second semi final|
|Saturday, 16th May||20:15 CET||Songpresentation|
|Saturday,16th May||23:00 CET||Voting of the Eurovison Song Contest 2009|
|Sunday, 17th May||00:20 CET||Eurovision Song Contest 2009|
The commentator for both semi finals and the final will be Ö3 radio presenterBenny Hörtnagl.