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Conchita Wurst Greeted by Fans in Austria After Eurovision Win!

Conchita Wurst proudly shows off her trophy while attending a press conference at the airport after winning the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday (May 11) in Vienna, Austria.

The 25-year-old singer was greeted by fans and the press upon arriving home in Austria following the big competition, which was held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Conchita beat out singers from 36 other countries in Europe to win the competition. She received 290 points while the second place winner only got 238.

“Yesterday was a victory not just for me, but also for those people who believe in a future that functions without discrimination and which is based on tolerance and respect,” she said. “That was transnational and had nothing to with east and west.”

Watch Conchita‘s press conference from right after her big win below!


Conchita Wurst Press Conference Part 1

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Who is Conchita Wurst? Bearded Drag Queen Wins Eurovision!

Meet Conchita Wurst, the bearded drag queen who just was crowned the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest!

The 25-year-old singer represented the country of Austria in the contest this year, which had the participation of 37 countries throughout Europe.

Conchita took to the stage for an amazing performance of the song “Rise Like a Phoenix” and she received a score of 290 to ultimately win the competition. Watch the performance below!

“This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. We are unity. We are unstoppable,” Conchita told the crowd after being announced the winner.


Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix

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