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Queens and Record Breakers of the Whole Universe!

Queens and Record Breakers of the Whole Universe!

The Guinness World Record for “Largest Drag Queen Stage Show” was broken on Saturday evening, over $45,000 was raised for HIV charities and Queen of the Whole Universe 2008 was crowned!

The Guinness World record stood at 25 drag queens on a stage in New York in 2005, on Saturday night in Auckland QWU smashed the record with 31 men dressed in drag! *

Miss Transylvania, Nora Vein (Steve Lawrence) was officially crowned as Queen of the Whole Universe 2008. Head judge, Ali Mau described the decision “as extremely difficult” as the standard of the six finalists was so high. Miss Japan, Kitty Tammy-Gucci (Andrae Fassler) finished in second pace while Ms. Barby Prawne (Owen Anderson) attained third place for Australia.

Miss Garden of Eden, Eve O’llusion (Christian Rangi) picked up Miss Durex Personality, Mr MSD Personality was awarded to Terry Towelling (Ronnie Nrew) while Miss Easter Island’s, Rosa Res-Erection (Alister Hartstonge) and her incredible headgear picked up the Miss Team Maddison Duplication award.

The real winners of the night were the three charities who benefit from the money raised; New Zealand AIDS Foundation, Positive Women and Body Positive...

The Queen of the Whole Universe organizers extend their many thanks to the cast and crew for their support, energy, dedication and commitment to the show, to the staff at THE EDGE for their role in helping grow the event even more this year.

A special thanks is extended to the many sponsors involved; without their financial and product/services support we would not be able to create this show and raise the much needed funds.

Queen of the Whole Universe winners in full:

Queen of the Whole Universe 2008: Miss Transylvania – Nora Vein (Steve Lawrence)
Runner up: Miss Japan – Kitty Tammy-Gucci (Andrae Fassler)
Second runner up: Miss Australia – Ms. Barby Prawne (Owen Anderson)
(Finalists included Miss Canada, Miss England and Miss Italy)
Miss Durex Personality: Miss Garden of Eden – Eve O’llusion (Christian Rangi)
Mr MSD Personality: QWU Boy #1 – Terry Towelling (Ronnie New)
Miss Team Maddison Duplication: Miss Easter Island – Rosa Res-Erection (Alister Hartstonge)

Saturday 27th June 2009, 8pm Tickets on sale soon

Returning to Auckland Aotea Centre - Saturday 27 November 2010

Wellington - March 2011 - OutGames - venue and date to be confirmed

Please check for updates

*The Guinness world record is subject to adjudication by the Guinness World Records in London.


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