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Bushwig 2019: Portraits And Performances With Slayyyter, Aja, Florida Maniac And More

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Bushwig 2019: Portraits And Performances

Bushwig festival has celebrated eight years! This was only our second year even knowing about it. Kind of sucks, because we’ve missed so many years of awesomeness. 

It was first started in 2012 by two local drag queens- Horrorchata and Babe Trust. Now, it has gone international. Berlin is the other hosting city at the moment. We are sure it will only keep growing.

There were many incredible performers this year. Lady BunnySlayyyter, Nina West, Scarlet Envy and Tammie Brown– just to name a few. One of the best things that happened this year was Serena Tea’s performance. She transformed into a human from a car on stage. An amazing homage to Bumblebee from the “Transformers” movie franchise.

Another notable moment of the night was Serena Tea’s crowning as the new Mx. Bushwig. Two previously reigning queens Charlene and Juku oversaw the ceremony. To sum it up, we can’t wait for the next year’s Bushwig festival already. Furthermore, we can’t wait to attend it in Berlin.

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RuPaul’s DragCon NYC 2019 With Naomi Smalls, Kim Chi, Gia Gunn And More

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RuPaul’s DragCon NYC 2019 with Naomi Smalls, Detox, Kimchi, Gia Gunn, Aquaria & more

RuPaul’s DragCon was started by RuPaul himself during the ribbon cutting ceremony. Some of the top American and Thailand DragRace queens were present during the ceremony. While, Diane Von Furstenberg joined mama Ru at one of the panels to talk about fashion.

It was also announced that “RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” will take up residency in Las Vegas in January 2020. Subsequently, RuPaul’s DragCon UK will also be slated to open its doors to British fans in January 2020. Michelle Visage announced that Alyssa Edwards will host Drag Race UK tour, which will kick off in November this year. Meanwhile, RuPaul DJ’ed two dance sets himself, for all of the attendees.

To close out the three-day festivities RuPaul stated: “RuPaul’s DragCon NYC is over, but the love and beauty that filled the Javits Center will stay with me forever. Kudos to all of the gorgeous attendees, the super talented queens, and the spectacular vendors that came together to make magic. Can’t wait for RuPaul’s DragCon UK in January! And a loving reminder from Mama Ru, don’t forget to sashay your way to the polls in 2020. Register to vote now at VOTE.GOV!”

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