Preview: Österreich rockt den Song Contest
Choosing their singer for Malmö only a day after their neighbors in Germany, Austria will bear down and choose a successor for the popo-wokiing Trackshittaz. “Österreich rockt den Song Contest” will air on ORF and Eurovision.tv this Friday, February 15th.
A few differences to note between this year’s event and last year’s: the contestant pool for 2013 National Final is only half the size of 2012’s, with just five artists vying for the ticket to Sweden. The competing artists will perform their submitted song as well as a Eurovision classic. Also, instead of depending purely on the votes of the Austrian public, an international jury will have a 50% influence on this year’s result. This year’s contenders are:
1. Yela – “Feels Like Home”
2. Falco Luneau – “Rise Above the Night”
3. The Bandaloop – “Back to Fantasy”
4. Natália Kelly – “Shine”
5. Elijah – “Give Me A Sign”
Posted on February 13, '13, in 2013, Austria and tagged Austria, Österreich rockt den Song Contest, Elijah, eurovision, Falco Luneau, Natalia Kelly, The Bandaloop, Yela. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.