Tag Archive | Eurovision

Conchita Wurst to Perform Live at The George

Conchita Wurst to Perform Live at The George

Conchita Wurst, the bearded lady who swept the boards at this year’s Eurovision International Song Contest, will perform live at The George on Friday 27th June to celebrate this year’s Dublin Pride Festival. This will be Conchita’s first live performance in Ireland since her Eurovision victory, and an opportunity to thank all of her Irish fans for […]

West End Eurovision (in aid of HIV/AIDS) Goes Out With A Bang

West End Eurovision (in aid of HIV/AIDS) Goes Out With A Bang

This year’s final West End Eurovision in London controversially ended in a tie – with two West End shows taking the ultimate honours for the first time in its history. The celebrity-studded event returned to the Dominion Theatre for its 7th and final year in support of The Make A Difference (MAD) Trust. 

Conchita Wurst Wins Eurovision 2014 for Austria

Conchita Wurst Wins Eurovision 2014 for Austria

The wonderful and powerful Conchita Wurst won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest last night with Rise Like A Phoenix, representing Austria.  (See video below). “This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom,” said Conchita, who was clearly shocked and moved as she won last night’s Grand Finale with […]

Russia, Ukraine and Belarus Petition Eurovision to Ban Austrian Entry Conchita Wurst

Russia, Ukraine and Belarus Petition Eurovision to Ban Austrian Entry Conchita Wurst

Russia, Ukraine and Belarus have all petitioned Eurovision to remove – or at least edit out – Austrian entrant Conchita Wurst from this year’s competition, as the presence of a drag queen in the contest has been branded by the Russians as “inapplicable” to their way of life.  The drag artist, Conchita Wurst – real name Tom […]

Event: West End Eurovision Returns to London This May

Event: West End Eurovision Returns to London This May

After the success of West End Eurovision 2013, the Make A Difference (MAD) Trust have announced that their annual fundraiser, West End Eurovision, will return to the Dominion Theatre on May 22, 2014. West End Eurovision sees 10 casts from some of the biggest shows in the West End perform on the same stage for one […]

WATCH: Ryan Dolan – Start Again

Former Eurovision contestant, Ryan Dolan, has released his latest single, Start Again, which features an anti-bullying story in its music video. The Strabane-based singer/songwriter, who represented Ireland in last year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden, came out as gay earlier this month. Speaking to RTÉ Radio, Dolan explained that he contemplated taking his own life […]