Autriche 1985

Austria was represented by Gary Lux, with the song « Kinder dieser Welt« , at the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 4 May in Gothenburg, Sweden. The song was chosen internally by broadcaster ORF. This was the first Eurovision appearance for Lux in which he represented Austria in the ESC as a solo artist. The last time he represented Austria in Eurovision had been in the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest in Brussels, Belgium with his song « Nur noch Gefühl » (Only Feelings).

At Eurovision

On the night of the final Lux performed 17th in the running order, following Sweden and Luxembourg. At the close of voting, « Kinder dieser Welt » had received 8 points, placing Austria 8th of the 19. The Austrian jury awarded its 12 points to Norway.[1]