Eurovision 2015 – Tomorrow sees the draw for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest to determine which country will be in which semi-final in Vienn in May. The draw can be viewed online here from 13.25 (CET). The allocation pots have also been announced.
Kati Bellowitsch and Andi Knoll, ORF hosts, will present the draw tomorrow. The pots, based on previous voting patterns, are as follows:
- F.Y.R. Macedonia
- The Netherlands
- San Marino
- Czech Republic
16 countries will sing in Semi-Final 1 and 17 in Semi Final 2. The big five and hosts Austria will also be allocated to semi-finals for them to vote in. Germany have requested to vote in Semi Final 2.
There will also be the official handover from Copenhgen to Vienna. Representing Copenhagen, Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Chairman of the Regional Council from the Capital Region and Lars Weiss, Chairman of the Social Democratic Group, will present the Host City Insignia to Lord Mayor of Vienna, Michael Häupl.
During the ceremony, there will also be short speeches from Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand, EBU, and ORF General-Director Alexander Wrabetz. This ceremony will be held before the allocation draw, at 12:00 (CET).