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Sydney’s drag awards night of night, the DIVA Awards, has again sparkled with the glamor and celebration honouring all those who tirelessly, week on week, not only frock up and entertain the community, but contribute in some way to the drag scene. Held at the UNSW Roundhouse, the sell-out event was evidently cleaned up by the beautiful Charisma Belle who was named Sydney’s Favourite, Miss Congeniality as well as Bitch of the Year, with the drag star laying down her success to her good luck charm – her mum. However, perhaps the stand-out moment of the night belonged to this years DIVA Hall of Fame winner Claire DeLune whose best friend Verushka Darling re-capped the 20-plus year friendship that the two had shared while dressed in drag.

DIVA Hall Of Fame
WINNER – Claire DeLune
Queen of Hearts
WINNER – Beverly Buttercup
Miss Congeniality
WINNER – Charisma Belle
Outstanding Technical Achievement
WINNER – Basim – In The Dark Posters
Best Costumed Show
WINNER – Drag N Fly at Arq
DIVA Variety Award
WINNER – Tranny Bingo
Most Popular DJ
WINNER – Kitty Glitter
Sydneys Favourite Male Performer
WINNER – Thomas Peisley
Sydney’s Favourite Venue
WINNER – The Stonewall Hotel
Sydney’s Favourite Drag Queen
WINNER – Charisma Belle
Most Popular Show
WINNER – Glamorous Life at The Imperial Hotel
Bitch of the Year
WINNER – Charisma Belle
The DIVA Moment
WINNER – Kitty Glitter’s Entrance to Mardi Gras
DIVA Rising Star
WINNER – Marie Claire
DIVA Show of the Year
WINNER – Drag N Fly at Arq
DIVA Entertainer of the Year
WINNER – Decoda Secret

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