Conchita Wurst from Austria is the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest! The bearded drag performer won the hearts and souls of the audience from the very beginning. The finale on saturday night was the continuation of a scorching love affair that we hope continues for many exciting and wonderful years. When Conchita was crowned the winner, she said “this night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom…we are unity and we are unstoppable.”
Watch Conchita Wurst perform the contest winning song “Rise Like a Phoenix,” on the next page.