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Petition Calls for Removal of Eurovision Drag Artist

Petition Calls for Removal of Eurovision Drag Artist

Austria’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, bearded drag artist Conchita Wurst has attracted controversy. People in Russia, Belarus and Armenia and started petitions calling for the singer to be removed from the competition or edited out of the Eurovision broadcasts in their countries. Aram MP3, Armenian Eurovision contender, reportedly said that Wurst’s lifestyle was […]

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Meet Conchita Wurst: Drag Artist and Austria’s Eurovision Entry

Meet Conchita Wurst: Drag Artist and Austria’s Eurovision Entry

Austria’s entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen has been getting plenty of press attention. At a press conference on the 18th of March, the Austrian broadcaster revealed the country’s chosen song: a power ballad sung by a bearded drag queen. The singer in question first rose to fame under the name Tom […]

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