This year The Eurovision Song Contest took place in Copenhagen, Denmark . This was the third time that Denmark hosted the contest. And this year was the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest. The two semi-finals took place on 6 and 8 May 2014 , and the final was on 10 May 2014.
This year the participated countries were 37 .
Conchita Wurst from Austria is the winner this year with her song ” Rise like a Phoenix “ .
Conchita was born as Tom Neuwirtch on November 6th , 1988 and for the first time he performed as his alter ego Conchita Wurst in 2011 .
She was participated in the ORF production “The Hardest jobs in Austria” and in ” Wild Girls ” , where a group of people had to survive in the desert of Numibia / Africa .
His motto is : ” Be the best version of yourself rather than a bad copy of someone else!”
After her victory , Wurst told reporters she hopes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people around the world are growing stronger in their fight for human rights.
This is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom , she said when she accepted the trophy from Denmark ‘s Emmelie de Forrest , last year’s winner.