Baku, April 14 AZERTAC
This year concerts will be in the heart of the city at the Town Hall Square. It is the hotspot for all visitors of Vienna from the 18th to the 23rd of May - the Eurovision Village! Events from fashion shows to the public viewings of the shows will take place just there.
One of the biggest attractions at the Eurovision Village will be the big stage in front of the Vienna City Hall. Daily events with live performances with the contestants of this year’s contest as well as theme days such as "Conchita Wurst - Queen of Austria", "A Tribute To Udo Jürgens" and "The 60 Years of the Contest" will be held.
One of the most important events to take place at the Eurovision Village will be the traditional Opening Ceremony with the 40 delegations arriving on a 200-metre red carpet on the 17th of May from 18.00 onwards. Fans and press have the chance to meet all the artists on their way to the City Hall.
From 20.00 the accredited press and fans will be able to join a big welcome party at the Euroclub at the Ottakringer Brewery.
All 40 participating countries can also introduce themselves under the motto "Hello Vienna. Welcome Europe" by showing off their different sides in exhibition style.
On Monday, the 18th of May, a fashion show with emerging and renowned fashion designers from many of the participating countries will take place.