Vienna Calling: First impressions of Russia

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The team at have arrived in the host city of Vienna, ready to bring you the latest news live from the Eurovision scene. First rehearsals continue today for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest and we’re ready to bring you the latest updates on location live from the Wiener Stadthalle.

This year’s Russian representative, Polina Gagarina, was next to rehease on the Eurovision stage today at the Wiener Stadthalle. Polina performs on stage wearing a flowing, white dress with spots of light being projected onto it.

Performing along Polina are 2 backing vocalists, 2 guitarists and a drummer. The LED background features a black and white light/shine effect.

Get a first impression from Russia’s first rehearsal below.

Following Russia’s first rehearsal, we spoke to members around the press centre and asked them to gave us their first impressions of the performance.

If you want to find out more about Russia’s 2015 representative, you can check out our Introducing 2015 – Russia article.

First rehearsals schedule: Day 2

Below is a schedule containing the list of countries rehearsing today along with the time of their rehearsals. A detailed version of today’s schedule has also been provided.

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Serbia
  • 12:40 – 13:10: Hungary
  • 13:20 – 13:50: Belarus
  • 14:00 – 14:30: Russia
  • 15:50 – 16:20: Denmark
  • 16:30 – 17:00: Albania
  • 17:10 – 17:40: Romania
  • 17:50 – 18:20: Georgia

Stay tuned to for the latest Eurovision news live from the Wiener Stadthalle!