Austria: Cesár Sampson teases entry plans for Eurovision 2018

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The 2018 Austrian representative, Cesár Sampson, has revealed some more details regarding his forthcoming participation at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Just 2 days after being announced as the Austrian entrant at Eurovision in Lisbon, Cesár Sampson has revealed in an interview with the ORF afternoon show, Daheim in Österreich, his plans and ideas for the 2018 contest.

In the short interview with the upcoming Austrian representative, the 34-year-old reveals that himself and his team are big perfectionists, with the song set to be released at the beginning of next year in February in order to make sure that the Austrian public are pleased with the song choice.

Teasing with some song title ideas for the competition, Cesár spoke of one possible name for the country’s forthcoming entry, Nobody but us.

It is still early stages in Austria’s preparations for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, with song titles still being discussed amongst the country’s Eurovision team.

As of now, ORF has yet to confirm any details regarding potential entry titles for the upcoming Austrian song, with further details expected to be officially revealed over the coming weeks.
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Return to the Eurovision stage

Not his first time in the Eurovision world, Cesár spoke about being the vocal coach and backing vocalist of the last 2 Bulgarian entrants in the contest: Poli Genova and Kristian Kostov.

Cesár also answered some questions regarding himself and his personal life and career, such as he was born in Linz, Austria in 1983 and that he has previous experience with his team in the music industry.

Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest:

Austria has participated in total 50 times; they managed to win twice (in 1966 with Udo Jürgens and in 2014 with Conchita Wurst).

They last participated in 2017 with Nathan Trent who sang Running on air in Kyiv.

Vienna has hosted the Eurovision Song Contest twice, both in 1967 and in 2015. Could Cesár bring the trophy back?