Eurovision Grand Prix of Wigstöckel

Different languages ​​at Wigstöckel Council
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Weekend – strictly speaking Saturday! Time, strike out and visit the parties of this city. My party planner Sheila picked out for three parties that night and was the first time Wigstöckel Council in SO36, that took place under the name of glamor without Borders.

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Actually, wondering something, that we wanted to get there, because frankly had me Wigstöckel last year not really excited. For this I could hardly imagine, that an event on a first Saturday of the month, Thus, simultaneously with the Clubs International general audience would find… But Wigstöckel is because different, has different clientele and other performers.

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But before we could get there first had to be solved various problems…

Issue No.. 1
My wallet was gone – can not be found – gone – somewhere, should be where it would not… Only where? Even after more than a quarter of an hour Search (Sheila while waiting in the car outside the house and bored) did not let it locate… Here I had just brought money, put the money in the wallet, and I am far away of any people driven home… There I was, – my wallet but somehow not… There was dnn under the seat in the car and we were finally able to go..

A few minutes later we came about 50 Meters from SO36 and we had to

Issue No.. 2
to fight. Sheila tore the straps of her shoes cheap… To do nothing, and for the Mules Pumps were then not designed. So running was rather impossible. Badly at the start of an evening. Safety pins could be a solution… Which can be found in my bathroom… So enter and ride for me. The Wigstöckel Council may wait for us. Two times a few minutes later there was

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Issue No.. 3
…the parking lot. our great parking was off course and far and wide parking lot was not even seen for a mini… Eventually went away luckily someone… directly across from SO36. It does not get better. But now was still

Issue No.. 4
solve. The Checkout… Joining? We? We are not on the guest list. Certainly. After all, we have to report, filming and shooting photos. Sheila made it again and I'm always amazed, how she does it again and again, to provide free access. And Yes! that had to be really mentioned times.

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Money war usefull da, the shoes viable and we were in.. However, this did not mean, that you could see something, because the SO36 was packed and it was again a party headquarters. !!Benches!! Well I do not know. Now through chat is Sheila parade discipline, is my Durchdrängeln and so we ended up at some point in the front row at the show from up close can attend… And this show – also has to be said – was better than expected.

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We arrived just in time to forward to the show by Chou Chou de Briquette track… Cabbage Briquette ist ein Name, of Berlin has an almost reverent tone. Okay, I exaggerate perhaps, but the name is well acquainted with almost any in Berlin, Chou Chou although hardly goes into the spotlight. (I saw at least not yet). It dates from a time, hardly with the “the good old days” is to title, was called as a transvestite fagot and still had this really necessarily a political statement. The ladies ie, who ensured on the whole it, that today just to party and have to make around it a little thought to the policy. Apolitical trannies – whether this is better, is debatable safe – but I say to myself yes! I have the name Chou Chou de Briquette first great in Julia Ostertag Film Gender X heard.

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On stage she brought a number of Milva, which was not particularly remarkable, and sprayed wit by most, that the cucumber mask of cucumber, which she applied herself when she sang the sun face, not really stuck. Nevertheless, it must be a person, the lot would have to tell. Exciting.

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Their contribution was followed by a spoken word Number of Dr. Not… It was about this Flowers and he was dressed in the best Hawaiian shirts Fashion Culture… I could not do anything, But who am I, to form an opinion about me. Very skurill it was definitely and – different.. But that is probably Wigstöckel..

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But then I'm more likely to have the classic drag and since number just fits Kaspar kamale better in the grid. Something glamrockiges sung live…. Now sing live not always the best choice in drag circles, however Kaey Tearing can definitely.

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With her three colleagues she stepped encoded in the sequence under the name “drei Engel für Kaey” onto… It sounded better, as my camera is able to reproduce… I should have just not put directly on the subwoofer…

Next up was a small girl, While that looked very sweet, their Gesangeskünste took me a long time to clear. Sorry, but that was nothing.

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Exciting it was then. The appearance of a Drag Kings, which in turn played a man, who played a woman… In fact, it went to I Want to break free by Queen and Freddie Mercury as he presented shows and sucked like it was the stage for the video… …Respect, I must say. Because if I'm honest, it was the first time, I saw a drag king performance, played with the irony and wit had. Mostly drag king performances are unfortunately created to show it, just what it says on the stage for a great guy. That was a nice change.

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There was a Whitney Houston number. “Whitney Houston?” is the Knower of the Berlin scene Trans ask? Melli Magic on Wigstöckel? No. Although this is their turf, Wigstöckel but is far enough away from the Berlin Glatransenszene to, to be able to enter other areas. The whole thing was less glamorous than Melli but with more accessories on stage. Well worth seeing.

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Very worth it then remained with a Slovenian transsexuals, which accordingly also sang in Croatian and fairly and professionally performte. There was something of Grand Prix mood: Slovenia 10 Points. Very well, class to look. The clearly most worth seeing performance at the event. Once learned,. Not for nothing was :Mataina Ah Wie Süß: inform us, she has performed with her on Mykonos.

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There was still a French Drag King, but then again who has complied with the ideal of the typical guy and a pretty crazy performance of spicy tigers on speed….

Overall I can say, I Wigstöckel that the Council was much better than expected, but Kaey was right in its conclusion moderation, that somehow lacked the glamor of the event name somehow.

Tatiana, Fateful Years of Queen

A standard work of the Berlin Trans Scene?
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Tatiana
, ihreszeichens Berlin CSD sovereignty of sometime to keinerweisssorecht has a second part of their work Tatiana, Fateful Years of Queen put on the web.

She describes her fictional story in Berlin Dragzene, Your immersion time as CSD and its sovereignty

I have not even noticed the first part, then the second definitely delicious. Although Tatjana “Similarities with all other persons or events in the past, Present or future” possibly titled as random, I can not escape the fact, me that several of the stories, the people, Parties or practices appear quite not quite as random. Still, most people are still made good. Okay okay, somewhat exaggerated but, but has not played completely wrong on the whole.

This story could give to all Berlin Neutransen as the great Trans Almanac. Tatiana talks about the Schwuz, Wigstöckel, the Irrenhouse, the Kumplenest, the GMF, The Bangaluu, den CSD, the different transport scenes in Kreuzberg and Mitte, in your history are as varied as people Kaey Tearing, Gérome Castell, Chicago Rose, :Mataina Ah wie Süß:, Barbie Breakout, Melli Magic, :Nina Queer:, Polla Disaster, Tilly Creutzfeldt Jakob, Biggi Blonde, :ADES Zabel:, or Daphne Baakel.

Anyone who has read the, has already had a first glimpse of the Berlin drag- and Transeszene. I'm looking forward to Part III

A few excerpts:

The deep-set eyes, I had lined with mega long fake eyelashes, my lips just shamelessly painted and eyebrows just a few centimeters above the original, heavily pruned painted. Only the big nose I could not hide with cosmetic tricks, and the Adam's apple does not also.
But since I also acted as a gay man, who plays a woman, and no one knew, that I was a woman, Playing a man, the turns gay, to play a transvestite, It was not so bad.
I even had an extra left the hair on the upper arms, peeped between the glove and a sleeveless evening dress. I was, gave me in these circles as something real.

Gérome had begun, a little to take care of me.
“Y'know ¾, Old, We shemales have to stick together. Each of us here has daughters and sisters, the system I brought from USA. In, sonst ha`m wa doch keen! And who should take care of, nich when the family? Ebent! You are now my daughter. And for you I have also been a; Your daughter's name is Frank!”
“My daughter's name is Frank? Absolutely not,” I resisted from. “¾ I own nothing and I do not have the nerve, to take care of as a lost brat.”
“¾ Frank is not a brat,” sagte Martina ah – as – Sweet, at the counter of the Bangaluu `s got us. Martina was the only salaried tranny all over town. This chic club in the middle, the Kaey would certainly enter only dead, she was the consummate hostess. She liked everyone and everyone liked them.

Gérome had imagined Melli Magic and Barbie Breakout at the counter of the GMF. The GMF was a chic club in the middle, where on Sunday evening, the young, would cap off the weekend, pretty and rich gay nightlife of Berlin.
Now I understood kaya, Â's disparaging remarks about “¾ Mitte.” The Trans-scene in Berlin-Mitte obviously differed greatly from the in Kreuzberg.
Barbie and Melli embodied pure glamor.

Melanie, a truck driver in zebra dress, the safe 120 Weighed kilos, but still proudly known, so go to the bakery every day and spend his evenings on the Internet, where it is marketed as a 47-pound beauty, or Sieglinde, who do not trust, remove her beard and put it value, neither hetero-- to leave even classify themselves as homosexual, but “¾ Transmann” or “¾ multisexuell” their identity seemed to narrow limits set to.
“¾ I am unique, do you understand,” her words were.
My mind was whirling. How easy was my life but! Everything in effect acting!

Nina Queer is genoss, to break all taboos and remained so always talking. Similarly, excessive as Barbie Breakout or Gérome, but it was still doing a shrewd businesswoman, who had worked his way up from the French Seller to the party organizer and owner of his own pub. Your go-go dancers were an ancient, flabby couple, the naked dancing, and their shows were bananas puked, Smeared Nutella or pelted the audience with minced meat. The Berlin loved the.
I was always totally unleashed at my performances, my slutty Playback, lost my wig fell or equal to all of the Stage. So I drew me a solid, reputation.

Tatiana's story seems like a lapse of some years ago Berlin party scene and it's again time to read.

Tatiana, Fateful Years of Queen Part II
Tatiana, Fateful Years of Queen Part I

Wigstöckel SO36

I had read a lot about Wigstöckel and thought, that I should visit it now and again. After all we had before Kay Ray's Late Night some time and SO36 is indeed just slightly 350 Meters from my apartment. The other girls did not want or could not, So Sheila and I drove up there alone.

Amazingly, we both agreed how 22:30 completely finished and barely styled later, after he had opened in front of us as a parking directly in front of SO36. But before we learned, what exactly is Wigstöckel, we had firstonce past the checkout….

But this was not so easy, because behind the cash sitting somewhere between a teddy bear and Darth Vader. It not only looked so, it moved with the same speed and took quite a while, answer to our money and returned to us the change.

No matter, because now we were in SO36 and looked around… The SO36 is a typical medium-sized Live shed, about 2/3 filled !! seated !! People of all Coleur. …Sitting? At a festival? Well I do not know. No matter we stöckelten forward and right of the stage were to see times, and what this festival brings so.

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Funny people – First, a transsexual or lesbian or something else, to the jaunty beats told us a life story. Certainly an interesting lecture but just not quite my thing. I must confess, however,, I had this feeling in other performances. Ein Rapper, which I could not understand was chanting for me as far, as a foreign Punk with green hair.

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Presumably, this is also easy to my taste mainstreamigen, that with comic influences just not quite cope. Easier to teach my brain was known. For example, Tatiana's performance, precisely how the travesty was already known. Good and just not with any lofty artistic approach, as the other performances and thus for me palpable and understandable.

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The whole thing was way moderated by Kae tearing Hans and Princess. Although I do not know them personally, but then I must admit, I figure that the Princess Hans is somehow suspect. A bearded, made-man without a wig in evening dress. Yes I admit, I'm also not immune from prejudice. Presumably, this shit is easy pigeonholing, I am always happy to meet agency.

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Sorry, I also have drawers in my head and somehow does not fit into my (innate) Definition of Transgender. Nothing against Princess Hans personally but somehow I find it does not fit.

As it was then advanced at some point in time and we pretty much by Kae still wanted to Kay, we left to Wigstöckel-known realms to visit.

Wigstöckel or Sparkle or just yet Wigstock?

From the book “The Diva is a man” I have learned, that the world's largest transgender festival could Wigstock was. Woodstock Wigs just. A-ha, as we have learned something then yes again.

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I do not want to appear nörgelich yes, But when I look at their website, then the last Wigstock was 2005. When I think about then, look at the calendar and read there in October, I think that will take place no more Wigstock this year. For the second year without? ….Then, I dare to say, that it has somehow there ausgewigstockt.

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Damage, like I had just made up my mind, to go there once.

But there are a small offshoot in Berlin, which Wigstöckel call and be at least the largest transgender event in Europe, according to the above book.

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Now I must confess, zwarWigstöckel that I already know of her name but not more. Wigstöckel with plenary meetings and open stages and had something for me hippie students with moderate impact, However, I did not think so far, that there could be a lot out of it – especially since I let myself be guided through the net and yes even here yet nowhere, where there are transgender could not find anything about it.

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How can something Trangender United International its, when it is not even known all through Germany.

Well, but if I go through the galleries to Wigstöckel as, I think there still so many Berliners face. Maybe it's just more Trangender UnitedBerlin?

Also, I thought so far, that Sparkle is the largest European Transgender Festival.

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Since we the British are actually at all one to two years ahead of, would not surprise me, when Sparkle was actually the larger festival. at least the logo is but a lot of professional web presence and their current term also.

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Perhaps it is simply because, that the main UK bloggers are involved there apparently… Wenn Joanna, Becky and report about Siobhan, it may well be, that outsiders consider it as valuable, without knowing, what ice is actually.

I probably will not know until, what is important, when I visited all these festivals.

But was first weekend off Wigstöckel.