The duo “Teya and Salena” will fly the Austrian flag in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Teya and Salena
The two singers that will represent Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 are Teya and Salena. The duo was revealed this morning during the morning radio show “Ö3-Wecker”. The song that the duo will compete with will be revealed on March 8th 2023. The duo represents the “first female duo” that ever represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Teya started in music at age 12 and could first been seen on stage as a saxophonist in a jazz orchestra. Teya started writing songs when she was only 17-years old. In the year 2020, Teya took part in both the Austrian and Serbian national selection to compete in Eurovision.
Salena began her singing career at age 7, but she also taught herself how to play the guitar at the same age. In 2017 Salena competed in the Voice of Germany; she made it to the third round. Also in the year 2019 salena competed to be the entrant of Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest.
The creation of the duo
The creation of the duo “Teya and Salena” started in the Austrian television talent show “Starmania”. The two young singers quickly became friends, and started their collaboration.
In the Eurovision Song Contest of 2022 in Turin (Italy), Austria was represented by DJ Lum!x and Pia Maria with the song “Halo”. Unfortunately they did not make it into the Grand Final, because they ended in 15th place in Semi-final 1.