VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Conchita Wurst, the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, has called on fans to take part in this year’s London Pride. Conchita herself will be a special guest at the event which takes place in the British capital from June 22 – 29. The pride march will be held on Saturday, June 28. The 2014 theme for the event is “Freedom To”.
From 1pm this Saturday, more than 20.000 people will take part in the Pride in London Parade, setting off from Baker Street towards Trafalgar Square. Conchita Wurst will headline this main event, preceded by Sinitta, who is trying to relaunch her pop career, and followed by Samantha Fox and choir The Pink Singers.
CONCHITA WURST STATED
“I am really looking forward to seeing you all at Pride in London. Let us be proud about who we are and let us give a statement for love, respect and tolerance. Most of all, let us be proud and think about those LGBTI people around the world who can’t make a Gay Pride in their countries”.
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Pride in London celebrates the LGBTQ+ community since 1970. Wurst, whose real name is Tom Neurwith, has become a popular figure in the gay community since her win at Eurovision.