The ten songs in places 1 to 10 qualified for the final and are marked in orange. Australia made its debut as an automatic qualifier since it was invited to participate for the diamond anniversary. The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 was the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest which took place in Vienna, Austria, following Conchita Wurst's win in the 2014 Contest in Copenhagen with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix".It took place on 23 May 2015. Each member of a respective nation's jury was required to rank every song, except that of their own country. RTBF confirmed their intentions to participate at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest on 3 June 2014. The song was performed by Ann Sophie.German broadcaster ARD in collaboration with Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) organised the national final Unser Song für Österreich in order to select the German entry for the 2015 contest in Vienna, Austria.  The table below shows the top five overall results, after votes from forty-one OGAE clubs had been cast.  Amber, who represented Malta, was a backing vocalist for the Maltese entry in 2012. The Marcel Bezençon Awards were first handed out during the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia, honouring the best competing songs in the final. The Director General of ORF, Alexander Wrabetz, commented in reference to the slogan: "With the song contest in Vienna, we want music to build bridges across borders, cultures and languages.  Australia made its debut as a guest participant. Also in the race were Stadthalle Graz and Schwarzl Freizeit Zentrum, both located in the second largest city of Austria, Graz. The contest was held on the 19th, 21st and the 23rd of May and was hosted by Mirjam Weischelbaum, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer. May 23, 2015. It was minimalistic, not as impressive as their powerful video, and let the song down. 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The EBU reported that over 197 million viewers worldwide watched the contest, beating the 2014 viewing figures by 2 million. , The draw that determined the semi-final allocation was held on 26 January 2015 at the Vienna Rathaus and hosted by Andi Knoll and Kati Bellowitsch. Anti Social Media - The Way You Are (Denmark) 2015 Eurovision Song Contest by Eurovision Song Contest. Still, I’m happy for Måns that he won, and thrilled Eurovision 2016 will be in Sweden.  Nicolas Dorian, part of Witloof Bay, Belgium representatives in 2011, was part of the backing vocalists of Loic Nottet. The colours reflected individualism and at the same time building musical bridges, the diversity of the artists, variety of songs and the diverse audience. Russia's entry "A Million Voices" became the first non-winning Eurovision song to score over 300 points. WURST and Lou Asril’s ‘Lovemachine’ — why does every damn song Tom Neuwirth releases earworm me? Cyprus and Serbia returned, after their one-year absence, while Czech Republic returned, after their last participation in 2009. It’s just over a week since the grand final of Eurovision 2015. 3:20. It was decided that Moldova would open the first semi-final and Lithuania the second. Each participating country had their own national jury, which consisted of five professional members of the music industry. The voting results from each member of a particular nation's jury were combined to produce an overall ranking from first to last place. Austria participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "I Am Yours", written by Jimmy Harry and The Makemakes.The song was performed by the band The Makemakes.  The ten songs in places 1 to 10 qualified for the final and are marked in orange. Their performance was superb, ‘Here For You‘ is unique and fun, and Marjetka’s voice is fabulous. 2:55. It took place in Vienna, Austria, following Conchita Wurst's win at the 2014 contest in Copenhagen, Denmark with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix". We don't offer any bets on these odds. During an initial meeting between the host broadcaster ORF and the EBU in late May 2014, the representatives of the core organising team were selected. The Eurovision Song Contest celebrates it's anniversary in Austria's capital city Vienna. Tumler is of Austrian-French descent and speaks five languages fluently: German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.  The EBU issued an invitation of participation for the 2015 Contest to all 56 active members. Germany participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Black Smoke", written by Michael Harwood, Ella McMahon and Tonino Speciale.  The participating countries, excluding the automatic finalists (hosts Austria, the Big Five and Australia), were split into five pots, based on voting patterns from the previous ten years. 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Elnur Hüseynov, who was Azerbaijan's debut representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, as part of the duo Elnur and Samir, was internally selected to represent the nation for a second time. , On 10 February 2015, the EBU announced that in honour of the 60th anniversary of Eurovision, it had invited Australia to participate in the finals of the contest, represented by Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). , After the deadline on 13 June 2014, ORF announced 12 venues interested in hosting the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest: ORF announced on 21 June 2014 that 3 cities (Vienna, Innsbruck, and Graz) had been short-listed in the final stage of the bidding process. Forty countries participated in the contest, with Australia making a guest appearance. The running order for the grand final was announced shortly after the winners' press conference of the second semi-final, with Slovenia opening the show and Italy performing last.  Oberwart, with the Exhibition hall, and Vorarlberg, with the Vorarlberger Landestheater, were the latest cities to declare an interest. "Amanecer" was later presented to the public in March 2015. Ever since its conception, the American Song Contest has given Eurofans a lot to talk about. The 60th Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 had a record number of countries in the Grand Final: 27 Russia's entry "A Million Voices" from 2015 became the first non-winning Eurovision song to score over 300 points In 2015 Finland's song "Aina Mun Pitää" only runs for 1 minute and 27 seconds. The song was performed by the male operatic pop trio Il Volo. The combination of the juries' full ranking and the televote's full ranking produced an overall ranking of all competing entries. The selected performer would also be given the right to choose their own song to compete with at In total, more than 200 artists were part of the opening act. Hosts Austria drew their running order position on 16 March 2015 at the heads of delegations meeting, drawing starting position fourteen. The Eurovision Song Contest is organized by the European Broadcasting Union, the world's foremost alliance of public service media, representing 116 member organizations in 56 countries and an additional 34 Associates in Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas. , As the opening of the final, the Te Deum was performed by the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra from the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace, and included a video taking viewers on a journey through Austria's cities and landscapes to the host venue.  Michele Perniola and Anita Simoncini both previously represented San Marino at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest: Perniola took part in 2013, and Simoncini took part in 2014 as part of The Peppermints. Includes tracks by Elhaida Dani, Genealogy, Guy Sebastian, The Makemakes and many others. ‡ Shortlisted, The city of Vienna introduced temporary new traffic signals for pedestrians on some streets, featuring same-sex couples holding hands or hugging. France participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "N'oubliez pas", written by Moïse Albert, Michel Illouz and Laure Izon.The song was performed by Lisa Angell, who was selected by French broadcaster France Télévisions in collaboration with the France 2 channel in January 2015 to represent the nation at the 2015 contest in Vienna, Austria.  During a break in the countries' reporting of their votes, when the running total showed Russia leading, Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst announced to Gagarina, "You gave an amazing performance, and you deserve to be in the lead. Elina Born & Stig Rästa - Goodbye To Yesterday (Estonia) 2015 Eurovision Song Contest by Eurovision Song Contest. Get all the lyrics to songs on Eurovision Song Contest: Vienna 2015 and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Videos will be available here when qualified for Vienna 2015 Separate offices to house the press centre, open between 11 and 24 May 2015, at least 4,000 square metres (43,000 sq ft) in area, with a capacity of at least 1,500 journalists. Not until I saw Polina Gagarina perform ‘A Million Voices‘ live at the Eurovision 2015 grand final, and then I thought she deserved the number one spot as she had everything a winner should have. Eurovision Song Contest: Vienna 2015 is the official compilation album of the 2015 Contest, put together by the European Broadcasting Union and was released by Universal Music Group on 20 April 2015. Where it lost points for me was, without the stick figure, it would not have had the same impact as the song is not the spectacularly written number a couple of others were. The … The theme artwork featured spheres and wave-shapes, symbolising unity as well as diversity. Eurovision Song Contest 2015 bol 60. ročník súťaže Eurovision Song Contest.Konal sa v Rakúsku vďaka víťazstvu rakúskeho travesty-umelca, vystupujúceho pod menom Conchita Wurst v predchádzajúcom ročníku súťaže.. Súťaž pozostávala z dvoch semifinálových kôl a veľkého finále. Conchita Wurst’s SKINY bodywear SKINYxWURST collection features 3 fabulous things, Conchita WURST aka Tom Neuwirth honest about Starmania beginnings on Adam Lambert’s YouTube roundtable, Cyberpunk 2077 refunds available for Xbox One and PS4 players due to poor tech performance, Oddworld: Soulstorm looks gorgeous and as crazy as every other game in the hit series, Minecraft Dungeons: Howling Peaks DLC has awesome new gear, mobs, bosses and wind — watch the trailer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Austria participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song " I Am Yours ", written by Jimmy Harry and The Makemakes. Also, for the first time since 2002, all three Baltic states participated in the final. Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät - Aina mun pitää (Finland) 2015 Eurovision Song … , Organisation Générale des Amateurs de l'Eurovision (more commonly known as OGAE) is an international organisation that was founded in 1984 in Savonlinna, Finland by Jari-Pekka Koikkalainen. "Black Smoke" by Ann Sophie from Germany at Eurovision Song Contest 2015. For the first time, the top four of the contest all scored 200 points or better. We have commercial relationships with some of the bookmakers.  On 11 September 2014, the slogan for the 2015 Contest was revealed to be "Building Bridges". 3:20. Russia — Polina Gagarina ‘A Million Voices’. 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Raay, who is a part of the Slovene duo Maraaya, was a backing musical performer for the 2014 entry of Slovenia. Inga Arshakyan, who was part of Genealogy in 2015, represented Armenia in 2009, collaborating with her sister as part of Inga and Anush.  For example, the Austrian postcard features The Makemakes participating in a fun run and in the San Marino postcard, Michele Perniola and Anita Simoncini attend an evening at the Vienna Opera Ball. With dramatic staging, Mørland & Debrah Scarlett’s ‘A Monster Like Me‘ could have ended up higher than their final 8th placing. Australia, Austria, France and Spain voted in this semi-final. The reason for this was technical difficulties in the minutes running up to the voting presentation.. The venue must not be open-air, but an air-conditioned building with a capacity of at least 10,000 and a minimum ceiling height of 15 metres (49 ft), insulated for sound and light. Countries that applied had until 10 October 2014 to withdraw from participation without financial consequences. Two CD collection containing all 40 songs from the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, which also happens to be the 60th Anniversary of the show. Especially to face overt bigotry against Russia and still end up second. 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