1. Thomas “Tom” Neuwirth (6 November 1988) was born in Gmunden, Austria and is better known to us by his drag stage personaConchita Wurst. He has adopted the name “Conchita” from a Cuban friend of his. In an interview he also explained that ‘Conchita’ is Spanish slang for vagina and ‘Wurst’ is German slang for penis. Continue reading
D-day is finally here. After months of waiting the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Final is almost upon us. While we wait with baited breath for all the performers to take to the stage in Copenhagen this evening, we look back on last year’s winner; Denmark’s Emmelie de Forest’s ‘Only Teardrops’.
With tomorrow’s Eurovision final looming we have finally whittled our Eurovision Battles down to just two candidates and it’s time for you to vote in our Twitter Battle final by following us on Twitter @tabooeurovision Continue reading
There was an awkward moment when presenter Lisa Ronne approached EBU President Jan Ola Sand at last night’s semi final 2 to confirm that the votes were all confirmed and ready to be announced. Continue reading
Semi Final 2 has improved the chances for Austria’s Conchita Wurst. Moving the drag act up to second favourite. The acts have moved former favourite Armenia considerably down in the Bookies’ odds. Check ouContinue reading
The running order for the final of Eurovision has been announced. The running order has a huge impact on your chances of winning. Very rarely do songs that are performed in the early stages of theContinue reading
Semi Final 2 was an interesting state of affairs altogther and to me felt like a completely different show to the first semi final that happened on Tuesday. Mainly because the selection of songs vying to go through Continue reading
As the second round of semi-finalist’s prepare for tonight’s live show we take a look back on Jedward’s 2011 hit ‘Lipstick’ which was welcomed as a great success and allowed the Irish twins to come back the following year to represent their country for a second time with ‘Waterline’.