Cesár Sampson has confirmed that he is returning to this years Eurovision Song Contest but not as a singer.
Speaking on Ö3-Wecker this morning Cesár Sampson has confirmed that he will be returning to the Eurovision Song Contest this year. The singer who represented Austria at the competition in 2018 and finished third, will not be taking to the stage as a singer.
Cesár told the presenters of the morning radio show that he will be involved as part of the production of one of the competing entries. He confirmed that he is not involved with either the Austrian or German entries in Rotterdam.
The singer released his latest single today ‘Lazy Suit’:
Austria debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957, Bob Martin represented the country on their debut, but finished in last place scoring just 3 points. The country has gone on to finish last in the contest on 8 occasions. Austria has won the contest on two occasions, the first being in 1966 when Udo Jürgen performed “Merci, Cherie”. It was 48 years later than Austria won again when Conchita Wurst performed “Rise Like a Phoenix” scoring a total of 290 points.