Powered by: http://www.eurovision.tv The 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Vienna. It's the 2nd time that the Eurovision Song Contest will be organised in the capital of Austria. The first time was 48 years ago, in 1967, after Udo Jürgens' victory with Merci, Chérie. 40 countries will take part this year. 1 country will participate for the first time: Australia. 3 countries will return after an absence: Serbia, Cyprus and Czech Republic. 8 out of 40 acts will be a duet. The youngest participants are only 16 years old: Anita and Michele from San Marino and Nadav Guedj from Israel. 3 presenters will host the show. And Conchita Würst will be the green room host.