UPDATE 1-Vienna rides Conchita wave with AIDS charity ball

May 31, 2014 10:36 PM

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VIENNA May 31 (Reuters) - Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst topped the bill at Vienna's Life Ball on Saturday night, outshining guests such as former U.S. President Bill Clinton, actress Lindsay Lohan and designer Vivienne Westwood at Europe's biggest AIDS charity event.

This year's Life Ball took place as the Austrian capital basked in the victory of the bearded drag queen Wurst earlier this month, which has at least temporarily given it a self-image as a hotbed of tolerance.

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