Wiwi’s readers seriously LOVE sausage. Perhaps that explains why they predict—or, rather, hope—that Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst will stomp her way to victory during tonight’s national final. She won our poll with an overwhelming 63% of all votes. You can check out the full results below, and you can watch Austria’s national selection live […]
Ireland and Austria select their 2012 Eurovision contestants on Friday, February 24. Wiwi’s readers have been casting their votes over the past several weeks. With just three days left to vote, here’s how things stand.
Officials with ORF, the Austrian state broadcaster, have announced the disqualification of !DelaDap and their entry “Crazy Swing” from the Austrian national selection for Eurovision 2012.
National selection season is well under way, and you guys have cast hundreds of votes in our various polls to determine who should compete at Eurovision 2012. All of these polls close on the eve of the respective country’s national final, so there’s still time to let us know what you think! Let’s quickly review […]
Read the text and lyrics to “That’s What I Am” by Conchita Wurst. Conchita finished second at Austria’s 2012 national selection.
On Tuesday, during ORF’s “Song Contest Party,” eight of Austria’s Eurovision finalists had a chance to perform their songs. The contestants also had the chance to mingle: we’re dying to know what German-language rap group Trackshittaz talked about with our favorite bearded lady Conchita Wurst. Anyway, listen to their entries below and then let us […]
Drag artist Conchita Wurst—born Tom Neuwirth—has emerged as a favorite to win Austria’s national selection for Eurovision 2012. She recently spoke with Wiwi via e-mail about gender and her Eurovision entry “That’s What I Am.” Here are the highlights of our conversation.
Trackshittaz—the first Austrian hip-hop group to reach #1 on the charts—and Conchita Wurst—a woman apparently named after a sausage—are among the nine finalists competing to represent Austria at Eurovision 2012.