Austria wins the Eurovision Song Contest 2014
As millions of people from all over the world tuned in on Friday to watch the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest held in Copenhagen, Austria stole the show with their singer Conchita Wurst.
25-year old Conchita Wurst stole this year’s show wining the Eurovision Song Contest for Austria with the song ‘Rise like a Phoenix’.
Conchita’s real name is Thomas Neuwirth, more known for his drag persona Conchita, was chosen by the Austrian national broadcast ORF to represent Austria yet controversy sparked as only a day afterwards 31,000 people liked a facebook page called ‘Anti-Wurst’ where the people also put forward a petition to the Ministry.
To those 31,000 people’s dismay, Conchita, during the semi-finals placed for the finals and stole people’s heart even at the finals.
Malta gave 8 points to Romania, 10 points to Austria and 12 points to Italy.