The first wave of  the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest  tickets went on sale today at 09:00 CET.

Eurovision fans were  able to purchase their Eurovision tickets until May, as the sales of tickets will be spread out in various installments leading up to the contest in the coming months. More tickets will go on sale prior to the contest in May ,after the final distribution of the the space at the 2015 Eurovision venue: Wiener Stadthalle including the Green Room, stage, camera positions etc. We remind you that tickets can only be purchased via official channels.

Today it took only 20 minutes for the Grand Final tickets to be over and many fans  experienced difficulties while trying to log in and purchase tickets online. A 25% of the 100,000 tickets for the various Eurovision Song Contest 2015 shows were sold this morning through ORF’s ticketing partner oeticket.com, as well as in the box office located in Wiener Stadthalle

The next batch of tickets is expected to be on sale in the end of January 2015, in the series of numerous sale days. Eurovision’s Executive Producer Edgar Böhm remains optimistic and said in an interview to ORF earlier this morning:

“It is important that one does not get feeling that it is now all over. People can consider now also whether they still want to buy a ticket.”