Vincent Bueno has been in Zurich, Switzerland recording his entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Austria’s representative for Eurovision, Vincent Bueno has given an update on his preparations for this years contest. The singer has travelled to Zurich, Switzerland to record his entry for the show in May. He has revealed a number of the key persons involved in the song:
- Ashley Hicklin (Bright Sparks) – Songwriter of Belgium 2010 and Spain 2020
- Jonas Thander – Producer
- Tobias Carshey – Backing singer
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Vincent has also revealed that ORF has chosen Marvin Dietmann to create the staging for his performance. Marvin has helped to stage the performances of Austria 2014, 2016, 2018 among others, he will also be staging the Cypriot performance for the 2021 contest.
The Austrian entry for Eurovision 2021 is expected to be revealed in March, as stated by the singer in an interview with Ö3 radio in December.
Who is Vincent Bueno?
Vincent Bueno is a 34-year old singer-songwriter from Vienna and is of Filipino descent. He first came to public attention after winning the first series of the ORF musical theatre talent show Musical! Die Show in 2008. He previously attempted to represent Austria in 2016 with “All We Need is That Love”, which finished sixth in the Austrian national final. In 2017, he was a backing vocalist for Nathan Trent at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv.
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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.