internal choice for 2017
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The Austrian ÖRF let know they next year the selection of a suitable song and artist completely taking ownership: the national final is deleted.
In recent years provided the heat Wer singt für Österreich? the selection that broadcast live on Austrian television, but will next year not in antenna. There was decided behind closed doors again to a candidate.
Austria takes after some breaks earlier this century since 2011 continuous part in the Eurovision song contest. In 2014 won the country thanks to Conchita Wurst (photo: EBU)-the only artist from the country which this year without national final her flag should defend. It seems that the Austrians want to repeat their success of when to take the reins again.
More details about the selection were not released, though the ÖRF it confirmed that Austria will be there in Kiev. As yet the 32 countries, although the broadcasters to 10 October for free free to pull back for next year.