VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Austrian national broadcaster and 2015 Eurovision host, ORF, has announced it will organise a national selection for its representative for next year’s competition. The national selection will be held over four shows in February.

Famous Austrian singers as well as personalities from the music industry will search for the best musical talent the country has to offer in an attempt to find their Eurovision representative. One of Austria’s most popular singers, Anna F. and manager Alex Deutsch will be part of the panel.

Recognised composers from around the world will be invited to submit their songs and work with ORF to select the best song for Eurovision 2015. ORF hopes to produce an international song that will appeal to the wider audience across Europe.

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Austria’s 2014 Eurovision representative and winner Conchita Wurst was internally selected by ORF to represent the country in Copenhagen.