ORF, the Austrian national broadcaster has revealed the venue for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest Euroclub. The venue for the Euroclub will be none other than Vienna’s Ottakringer Brewery.
Accredited Eurovision fans, journalists, singers, artists, delegations and guests will be be able to enjoy the best of Eurovision music and dance away to wee hours of the night at the Ottakringer Brewery.
You can rock the night away at the 2015 Eurovision Euroclub- Vienna’s Ottakringer Brewery, the perfect place to party hard. Artists, delegates and journalists will get the opportunity to mix and mingle under one roof, thus getting a taste of the Viennese nightlife at the Euroclub.
An estimated 1,700 journalistes from all over the world, as well as some 1,300 delegates and artists from the participating countries are expected to land in the majestic Austrian capital next May, when Vienna will play host to the 60th Eurovision Song Contest.
The Euroclub (17- 23 May)
The Euroclub – The Ottakringer Brewery is located in the 16th district of Vienna and is only a 5 minute drive from the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest venue the Wiener Stadthalle. Hence it is the perfect location for journalists and delegations to unwind and chill out after a day’s tight schedule and hard work!
Accredited journalists will be able to interview the artists in the Euroclub, whilst delegations will be also organize promotional events and parties for their respective countries and artists. Artists will also be able to perform their Eurovision entries at the Euroclub and give mini concerts in order to entertain the assembled guests.
The 2015 Euroclub at the Ottakringer Brewery will officially open its doors on Sunday 17 May, after the Opening Ceremony at the Welcome Reception at the Wiener Rathaus. Hence the Euroclub will be opened for accredited journalists, delegates and artists from 17-23 May. The After Party for the Grand Final will be held at the Euroclub on 23 May. A total of 2,500 accredited persons are expected to grace the premises every day.
A variety of Eurovision Soirees (11-16 May)
What will happen during the first Eurovison week? Well you need not worry if you are in Vienna from 11-16 May as there is a very special social programme lined up for journalists, delegates and accredited fans in the host city.
Special Eurovision soirees will be organized in various locations in the Austrian capital city showcasing the diversity Vienna has to offer. These special evenings will be held throughout the first Eurovision week in various different locations and will showcase Austrian and Viennese hospitality. Accredited persons and visitors from Austria and abroad will be able to enjoy both local and Eurovision music jam sessions during the first week in each of the chosen locations.
The Ottakringer Brewery
As one of the last great traditions of Vienna, the Ottakringer Brewery has established itself over the years as one of the most important cultural spots of the city having a hosted a large number of events, festivals, concerts and live performances
The executive producer for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest Mr. Edgar Boehm is very pleased with the choice of the Euroclub:
The Ottakringer Brewery is one of the top event locations in the city. Around 3000 journalists and delegates will be arriving in Vienna next May and it is very important for us to offer them the best of our hospitality and make their stay unforgettable. Hereby I am very pleased that we will have the Euroclub at Ottakringer Brewery in one of Vienna’s top venues, and moreover as its location is very close to the Eurovision venue- Wiener Stadthalle.
Christiane Wenckheim Ottakringer Brewery’s boss and Sigi Menz the Head of the Ottakringerstraße Family Group are very proud and honoured that the brewery will play host to the 2015 Euroclub:
The Ottakringer Brewery will be the venue for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, an extraordinary event! We are thrilled and proud of being the party hosts for such a fabulous event, our venue will be the meeting point for international artists and local and foreign journalists.
Building Bridges, the motto of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest fits like a glove to us. We have have expanded greatly in recent years and have become an important part of the city of Vienna, enabling and showcasing the city’s diverse characters by holding various kinds of events and concerts to suit everyone’s taste. We are expecting to host around 2,500 people every day during the Eurovision week. They will be able to celebrate, dance, sing and enjoy themselves in one of Vienna’s most impressive event venues. We are looking forward to welcome visitors from all over the world at the Ottakringer Brewery next May.
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