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Eurovision Village programme revealed

13 April 2015 at 15:41 CEST

One of the biggest attractions at the Eurovision Village will be the big stage in front of the Vienna City Hall. Daily events with live performances with the contestants of this year’s contest as well as theme days such as "Conchita Wurst - Queen of Austria", "A Tribute To Udo Jürgens" and "The 60 Years of the Contest" will be held.

Welcome to Austria!

One of the most important events to take place at the Eurovision Village will be the traditional Opening Ceremony with the 40 delegations arriving on a 200-metre red carpet on the 17th of May from 18.00 onwards. Fans and press have the chance to meet all the artists on their way to the City Hall.

From 20.00 the accredited press and fans will be able to join a big welcome party at the Euroclub at the Ottakringer Brewery.

Show programme at a glance

Monday, 18th of May

  • Opening fashion show
  • "60 Years of the Song Contest"

Tuesday, 19th of May

  • Eurovision Song Contest Summer Quiz
  • Public viewing of the first Semi-Final

Wednesday, 20th of May

  • Tribute to Udo Jürgens
  • Performances by the pre-qualified finalists

Thursday, 21st of May

  • Performance by the Austrian contestant

Friday, 22nd of May

  • "Conchita - Queen of Austria"
  • Conchita Wurst lookalike contest

Saturday, 23rd of May

  • Live show - including the announcement of the Austrian votes from the village

But more than this, everyone can join the public viewings of the shows there as well! Can’t attend the one at the Eurovision Village? There are plenty of others all over Austria as well!

Welcome Europe!

All 40 participating countries can also introduce themselves under the motto "Hello Vienna. Welcome Europe" by showing off their different sides in exhibition style.

On Monday, the 18th of May, a fashion show with emerging and renowned fashion designers from many of the participating countries will take place.