Conchita’s first week as a Eurovision winner

Conchita Wurst airport

Milenko Badzic (ORF)

A week has passed since Conchita Wurst won Eurovision Song Contest for Austria. Conchita’s victory has been widely covered on media around the globe and ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’ was number nine in worldwide iTunes charts being in top three in 14 countries.

Special concert on Sunday

When Conchita arrived in Austria on Sunday, she was awaited by thousands of fans and journalists at the airport. Tomorrow, on Sunday May 18th, a special concert is organized to celebrate Conchita. Ballhausplatz is hosting the event which will be broadcast live on ORF at 17:10 CET.

Before the concert Conchita will meet the Austrian Culture Minister Josef Ostermayer and Werner Faymann, the Federal Chancellor. 

The Graham Norton Show

Conchita Wurst appeared on The Graham Norton Show on BBC on Friday night. Conchita came there holding on her Eurovision trophy saying that she takes it everywhere with her. Conchita also told she has received congratulations from world famous celebrities like Cher, Elton John and Jean Paul Gaultier.

About her future plans Conchita told she will need to sit back and think carefully before making any decisions. She again mentioned getting a Grammy as her next goal.

 

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