Sunday, May 11, 2014

Austria's Drag Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision

Austria Drag Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision,  Conchita Wurst

Conchita Wurst real name is Thomas "Tom" Neuwirth, he is an Austrian singer. He won the  Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark representing Austria. He was born in Gmunden, Austria, in 1988.

Wurst qualified for the final on May 10. The finals was held in Copenhagen on May 10, 2014, in which Wurst won the competition earning 290 points. This was Austria's first Eurovision win since the Eurovision 1966.

Thomas Neuwirth, was the runaway winner for a performance of the ballad "Rise Like A Phoenix." He performed wearing a dress, his hair is long and he had a beard.

Wurst said, "For me, my dream came true," "But for society it showed me that people want to move on, to look to the future. We said something, we made a statement."

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