Austrian bearded drag queen wins Eurovision contest (28)

Taipei Times 2014.05.11 20:51
AP, COPENHAGEN Austrian bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst won the 59th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a James Bond-inspired entry that had unleashed a wave of protests in eastern Europe before the competition. The power ballad, Rise Like a Phoenix, helped Wurst - the alter ego of 25- year-old Thomas Neuwirth - secure Austria's second victory in the competition with 290 points.
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