Few things are more embarassing and hurtful than when someone refuses to shake your hand. It’s a lesson that Tinkara Kovacs, Slovenia’s Eurovision 2014 contestant, learned first hand at this year’s contest.
Later, when she was asked about Conchita, Tinkara first responded with silence. She then told the hosts that the Austrian diva had been very unpleasant to her. Tinkara says that she approached Miss Wurst to introduce herself. But rather than responding with a warm hug, Conchita rejected her handshake and said that she didn’t have time for her because she had to pee.
Conchita is a lovely women, so we’re pretty sure she was just having a busy day (and a full bladder). It’s just unfortunate that Tinkara was a victim of the circumstances. Nevertheless, Tinkara said that Eurovision was a wonderful experience and that’s all that counts.
Tinkara also told presenters that her favourite song from this year was Aram Mp3’s and that Basim from Denmark always helped her carry her veil. Beside that, she recounted how Pero (a.k.a. Peter Poles) has earned a lot of love from Europeans who know him as one of the best spokespeople during the voting segment.
The hosts know that Tinkara, a professional flutist, wants to guard her tools. So they gave her a special-made crib and clothes (including blue PJ’s, a silver evening gown and a pink bikini) for her flute. How sweet!
Photo: Eurovision.tv (EBU)