May 11, 2014

Conchita Wurst: Eurovision - this is a competition based on tolerance, understanding and love

Bearded singer from Austria was the winner of the contest

Despite the contradictory attitude to the representative of Austria - singer Conchita Wurst, 25-year-old actress has managed to captivate audiences all over Europe and has gained a leading position in the song contest "Eurovision" this year. For his victory, which "bearded lady" devoted freedom, the singer thanked the many fans, as well as a huge gay community, which has helped her voice.

During a press conference on the winner of the main European song contest Conchita spoke eloquently: "Eurovision" - this is a competition based on tolerance, understanding and love! "- Shared emotions representative of Austria. Besides the star of "Eurovision" has offered to be the new James Bond girl for Wurst coyly replied that he would think.

Actually Austrian pop diva - it showman Thomas Neuwirth, who has become one of the most controversial members in the history of the "Eurovision". During the final performance of "bearded lady" Copenhagen audience already knew the song Rise Like A Phoenix by heart and sang almost louder than she sang Conchita.

Tom Neuwirth raised in Gmunden. Education starlet "Eurovision" in the school of fashion in Graz. Career 25-year-old actor began in 2006, when he took part in the Austrian project Starmania, where he took second place. After the show, Tom joined a local boy band Jetzt anders! But the way the team to stardom was not successful - the group has existed less than a year.

In 2011, Thomas was first introduced to the public its new alter ego - a bearded singer Conchita Wurst. According to legend, created by artist Conchita, she was born in Colombia, in Bogota, but spent her childhood in Germany. In addition, soon fell in love Wurst Austrian burlesque dancer-Jacques Patriaka and married him, demonstrating the engagement ring. According to legend, lovers have been married for 4 years. The idea of ​​creating a "bearded lady" Neuwirth occurred in childhood: the actor is often subjected to peer pressure, so the image of the flamboyant Conchita became his peculiar cry in favor of tolerance.

By the way, Tom Neuwirth delineates his biography and career Conchita Wurst, by his own admission, are two different people. The only thing that unites the two heroes, so it is "acting together for tolerance and against discrimination."