Conchita Wurst will sing before the European Parliament in Brussels, EU Observer reports. The performance of the Austrian bearded sensation of "Eurovision-2014" will last one hour and will be dedicated to the fight against discrimination. The event is organized by representatives of the five factions in the legislative Assembly of the European Union.
"The excellent signal to openness and tolerance, which was filed by the peoples of Europe, giving their votes Have the Wurst, you need to pass on, creating social and legislative framework, allowing everyone to live and love as they like, without fear of consequences," said Ulrike of Lunacek, MEP from the Austrian "green". Lunacek is part of the parliamentary Committee on LGBT rights and advocates for the introduction of special rights and privileges for the representatives of sexual minorities.
Bearded Latin singer Conchita Wurst - stage image Austrian singer Thomas Neuwirth, invented as a statement in defense of tolerance and rejection of traditional gender roles. In the image Conchita he managed to win the song contest "Eurovision 2014 song "Rise Like a Phoenix".
The unknown damaged a monument to Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in the Moscow suburb of Orekhovo-Zuyevo. The city administration called the incident "absolutely immoral and low act". It is noted that the police carries out operative-investigative measures to identify those involved.
Singer Yulia Samoylova, who was supposed to represent Russia at "Eurovision-2017", will perform in Sevastopol during the celebration of Victory Day on 9 may. On this day in Kiev will be held the first semi-final of the competition, but the Ukrainian authorities have banned Samoilova entry to the territory of the country due to her performances in the Crimea in 2015.
Soviet theater and film actress Larisa Kronberg died in Moscow after a long illness. About it reported in a press-service of the Union of cinematographers of Russia. The artist was 87 years old. She played in more than 30 films, including "the Stars on the wings", "Girl with guitar", "Night without mercy" and "Bride from the North".
Chinese scientists will help their Russian colleagues to monitor rare species of Arctic birds on the Yamal Peninsula. In particular, they will help in the study of populations of rare forest subspecies of the bean goose, waterfowl waterfowl squad, which will get a full picture of the migration of this species.
Lawyer Aramayis Hayrapetyan's defender Arman Janjughazyan, a suspect in the murder of a Russian soldier in Gyumri, Armenia, told the journalists about his client and some of the details of the investigation. According to him, the young man was not acquainted with the victim.
Lithuanian light aircraft violated the air border of Belarus due to the passionate conversation on the Board, said Deputy Director of the civil aviation administration of Lithuania Allvid. One of the crew members during a demonstration flight on 19 April discussed the advantages of an aircraft with its potential buyer.