Philipp Hansa has been announced by ÖRF as the Austrian spokesperson for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam.
Hitradio Ö3 presenter, Philipp Hansa has been revealed as the Austrian spokesperson for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Philipp has been a presenter at the station since 2012 and has also stared in a number of independent films. He was the Austrian spokesperson for the 2019 contest in Tel Aviv.
Vincent is representing Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with his song “Amen”. He will perform in the second semi-final, due to be held on the 20th May.
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.
Image Source: Walter Dunger, Hitradio Ö3 | Source: ORF
Austria debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957, Bob Martin represented the country on their debut, but finished in the 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 that Austria won again when Conchita Wurst performed “Rise Like a Phoenix” scoring a total of 290 points.