Austria: 16 national selection candidates unveiled

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ORF, the Austrian national broadcaster, has released the names of the 16 acts chosen to participate in the upcoming Austrian national selection.

The 16 candidates

  1. Celina Ann
  2. Clara Blume
  3. Dawa
  4. Folkshilfe
  5. Johann Sebastian Bass
  6. Kathi Kallauch
  7. Kommando Elefant
  8. Lemo
  9. The Makemakes
  10. Mizgebonez
  11. Renato Unterberg
  12. Royal Kombo
  13. The Su’sis
  14. Tandem
  15. wo/Men
  16. Zoe

The 16 acts will be coached by the special coaching team who were selected last month – Anna F, Nazar and The BossHoss. Read more about the coaches here.

The 2015 Austrian national selection will consist of 4 shows (3 pre-recorded shows and 1 live show) which will air on ORF 1 at 20:15 CET. The selection is set to kick off on 20 February with the grand final scheduled to be held in Vienna on 13 March. The 2015 Austrian entry will be selected via a 50/50 jury-public televoting deliberation.

The 2015 Austrian national selection dates

  • 20/02: Show 1 (16 acts – 6 will proceed to the next phase)
  • 27/02: Show 2 (6 acts will showcase their talent)
  • 06/03: Show 3 (6 acts will perform 2 songs each – 12 songs will be premiered)
  • 13/03: Grand final (Live show with 6 acts and 6 songs)

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Austria and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

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