Austria picks Paenda for Eurovision 2019

Paena. Photo by: Thomas Ramstorfer

Singer PAENDA has been chosen by Austrian broadcaster ORF to represent the country at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest. Her song ‘Limits’ will be presented to the public in the coming weeks.

ORF program director Mag. Kathrin Zechner said: “PAENDA is an outstandingly versatile artist and woman, who not only composed and wrote, but also produced the songs she sings. These are her own emotions, experiences and her soul that she expresses and with that, she will cast a spell over the audience.”


At the age of 14, PAENDA wrote her first songs, while also learning how to play the guitar and piano in order to implement them musically. When it became clear that music was not just a passionate hobby for her, she moved to Vienna to study jazz. Several music projects followed, until she launched her project PAENDA in 2015.