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Austria in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Here you find everything you need to know about Austria’s preparations for the “Eurovision Song Contest 2014”, including information about the 2014 internal choice and links to their last five Eurovision entries (and their results), just to put the new plans in perspective. Austria
Austria’s plans for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest:
Broadcaster: ORF
Selection: Internal selection: Conchita Wurst (
Date: The entry, “Rise Like A Phoenix“, was presented on March 17th
Austria will participate in the (1st half of) the second semi-final of the 2014 ESC, on May 8th

Interview with Conchita Wurst about the Austrian NF 2012 and Eurovision 2014 (and more)
(33:39 – Nov 18, 2013 – Source: Ireland)
(See also: the official video of “Rise Like A Phoenix“)

The schedule for the Austrian Internal selection:
September 2013: ORF announces that Conchita Wurst is their internal choice for ESC 2014
February 2014: Conchita will probably present the entry
The last five Austrian entries and results in the Eurovision Song Contest:
2013: Shine Natália Kelly Semi Final (1): 14th place
2012: Woki Mit Deim Popo Trackshittaz Semi-Final (1): 18th place
2011: The Secret Is Love Nadine Beiler Grand Final: 18th place
2007: Get A Life – Get Alive Eric Papilaya Semi-Final: 27th place
2005: Y Así Global.Kryner Semi-Final: 21st place

(Keep in mind that the dates and rules can change and transcription errors may occur, so I can’t guarantee that everything is 100% correct all the time, although I update the page frequently with info from various Eurovision sites.)