All semi-finalists have been chosen! – Up to 605,000 saw the fourth “Starmania 21” show on March 19 on ORF 1
Vienna (OTS) – 16 powerful talents sang for the last eight places in the semifinals this Friday – and up to 605,000 did not want to miss the fourth “Starmania 21” qualification show on March 19, 2021 live on ORF 1. The presentation of the songs was followed by an average of 521,000 viewers at 8.15 p.m. with a market share of 16 percent. An average of 541,000 (market share 20 percent) saw the voting at 10:15 p.m. The interest was once again particularly high among the younger audience (12-49 and 12-29) with a market share of 24 percent in both target groups in the presentation of the songs and a market share of 25 and 32 percent in the decision-making. With 2,617,000 viewers (the broadest group of viewers) around 35 percent of the Austrian TV population attended the four “Starmania 21” qualification rounds on ORF 1 for at least a short time.
These eight candidates achieved promotion to the semifinals in the fourth qualifying round:
Mert Cosmus is 21 years old, comes from St. Pölten and works as an assistant to the management.
Anna Heimrath: The 24-year-old barista and artist comes from Graz.
Marcel Kaiser: The bank advisor from Herzogenburg in Lower Austria is 20 years old.
Corinna Koder: The 24-year-old Viennese is a content creator.
David Mannhart: The student from Trumau in Lower Austria is 15 years old.
Stefanie Mayer: The 25-year-old Carinthian is a singer and actress at the Vienna Volksoper.
Johannes Pietsch: The 19-year-old Viennese is a civil servant and studies English and geography.
Teodora Spiric: The 20-year-old Viennese is studying German and English to become a teacher.
Backstage view and more with the “Ö3-Starmania-Podcast”
What’s going on behind the show curtain? What do you not see on TV? And what do the candidates say about it? The Ö3-Starmania podcast “War of the Stars” offers a look behind the scenes and provides backstage impressions and interviews with the Starmaniacs and the jury. The podcast appears on Saturday afternoons and is available in the ORF radio library, on the Ö3 homepage and everywhere where there are podcasts. In addition, the Ö3 reporters Martin Krachler and Maximilian Bauer report on the “Starmania 21” highlights of the previous evening every week on “Ö3 Super Saturday” (6:00 am to 12:00 pm).
# Starmania21 on social media
Who are the “Starmaniacs” who go into the powerful race for victory at the ORF casting event, which songs do the candidates perform on the show, why do they think they have what it takes to be the star of the year? The ORF’s social media team offers answers to these and numerous other questions under # Starmania21 on its accounts – from Facebook to Instagram to TikTok.
And so, last but not least, the users are there live with the ORF accounts during the performances of the candidates, can submit their comments on the performances and interact with the community – including backstage images, exclusive videos and photos. Fanny Stapf is the host of the official Instagram account @ORFstarmania live in the studio and shares her very personal insights with the community. Before the shows, she will give live backstage insights into the preparations, look over the shoulder of the star maniacs and conduct exclusive interviews.
In addition, this year, for the first time, an ORF format will also find its place on TikTok: on the @ORFstarmania channel, content related to the program is made available to users in TikTok style. The candidates are accompanied through the most emotional show moments, they face challenges and give very personal insights into their everyday life in Starmania. You can cheer on your favorite across all platforms with the hashtag # Starmania21 and join the discussion on the show. And for all Starmania fans from the very beginning, the best throwback moments are also fetched from the archive and reissued on the official ORF accounts.
starmania.ORF.at – the official website for the ORF-1 event
Anyone who goes to starmania.ORF.at is now always well informed about what is happening: From the presentation of the candidates up-to-date before each broadcast, to exciting backstage stories and rehearsal reports, to exclusive interviews, the website provides everything a fan could want desired. And there is also a comprehensive multimedia offering with videos of the performances and numerous slide shows. The new season can not only be followed live on TV, but of course also via PC, laptop, smartphone and tablet – on TVthek.ORF.at. ORF-TVthek ensures with video-on-demand offers of all shows – all episodes can be accessed online for up to seven days after the finale – as well as with “Starmania 21” key topics that fans are guaranteed not to miss a thing.
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