Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Austria's 'bearded lady' wins Eurovision Song Contest

Controversial in some countries but the clear favourite with the audience..... Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst rose like a phoenix, beating contestants from 26 countries to be crowned the winner of this year's Eurovision Song contest in Denmark's capital. And of course she had a message of tolerance. (SOUNDBITE) (English) AUSTRIAN WINNER OF EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2014, CONCHITA WURST, SAYING: (BEGINS OVER AUDIENCE LISTENING TO PRESENTER ASKING QUESTION, CONTINUES OVER VARIOUS OF AUDIENCE CHEERING) PRESENTER ASKING QUESTION: "Do you have any words at all?" WURST: "I do. This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. You know who you are. We are unity and we are unstoppable." The Eurovision song contest was created to foster unity in Europe after World War Two but politics -- as always -- could not be kept out of the judging. And the audience booed Russia every time it was awarded a point, while Ukraine got

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter