Who are Austria's Eurovision entry Teya & Salena? | The Sun
EVERY year Eurovision attracts weird and wonderful acts from across Europe, and beyond.
One edgy pop duo who definitely fit the bill for the famous Song Contest are Austria's entry, Teya & Salena.
Who is Teya and what is she famous for?
Teodora Špirić known professionally as Teya, was born on April 12, 2000, in Vienna, Austria.
She has previously performed on the Eurovision stage before, but competed for Serbia.
After she failed to qualify for Austria’s place in 2019, Teya’s Serbian parents translated her song Judgement Day into their language and resubmitted her entry to their home country.
She then successfully made it to Eurovision and finished in 10th place.
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Away from music, Teya is also popular on Instagram, and you can follow her on her handle @whothehellisteya
She does though keep her relationship status private so it is unknown if she is married at this time.
Who is Salena and what is she famous for?
Selina-Maria Edbauer was born March 11, 1998, in Leoben,Austria and is known professionally as Salena.
Like her singing partner Teya, she also has previous experience with Eurovision.
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She came second in Austria’s 2019 pre-selection, where PÆNDA beat her to the draw.
Like Teya, Salena likes to keep her fans up-to-date with her life on Instagram, and enjoys posting pictures on her page @whothehellissalena.
Just like her singer partner, her marital status is unknown.
Which song are Teya and Salena singing in Eurovision 2023?
The pair will be preforming their edgy pop song, Who The Hell Is Edgar?.
The duo met while competing in the Austrian talent show Starmania 21, bonding over their love for the Eurovision.
The pair are the first Austrian entry to qualify for the Eurovision final since Cesár Sampson in 2018.
According to their Eurovision bio the twosome wrote the satirical song Who The Hell Is Edgar? by "drawing on their experiences as female songwriters in an industry that all too often doesn’t give women enough credit for their hard work and expertise".
Teya and Salena are extremely excited to be taking part in the 2023 Song Contest, which is being held in Liverpool.
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On Instagram they wrote: "EUROVISION 2023 – we‘re coming!!!
"You may not know who the hell we are yet, but this has been a long time coming and we‘re so ready and incredibly grateful for this opportunity. Let‘s rock this together."
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