The Head of ORF the Austrian national broadcaster has confirmed that Austria will be participating in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden.
In an interview with the Austrian online news website Vienna.at, when asked whether Austria will be sending an artist to the 2016 contest he said that:
Certainly. We have already seen in the rates that Austria has again become a Eurovision Song Contest Country. I believe that everyone is proud of what has been sent here from Austria by Austrian professionals in the world. Therefore, we will certainly be coming again next year.
Austria finished last in this years contest with The MakeMakes and the song “I Am Yours”, they failed to score a single point.