Conchita Wurst Wins Eurovision Song Contest 2014
Posted on May 10, 2014
Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with his performance of "Rise Like a Phoenix." The bearded Austrian drag queen's real name is Thomas Neuwirth. Neuwirth performed for the first time as his alter-ego Conchita in 2011. Eurovision calls Conchita a "symbol for tolerance and artistic freedom in Austria and beyond." Conchita's motto is "Be the best version of yourself rather than a bad copy of someone else!"
This video of Conchita's performance has been viraling around the Internet. Conchita really brings the drama in his performance. Take a look: