‘ RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under ‘is finally starting this year on Stan with the 10 queens announced at the legendary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Grass Parade on Saturday

The queens were unveiled at the 2021 event at the Sydney Cricket Ground, which featured tens of thousands of people on various chariot community groups around the stadium, as well as celebrity appearances from Rita Ora, Montaigne, G Flip and Electric Fields

The eight-part “Drag Race Down Under”, filmed in New Zealand, will be hosted by RuPaul and veteran judge Michelle Visage along with third judge Rhys Nicholson. Celebrity judges and the air date will be announced in the near future

When a Dubbo council member said homosexuality was not part of indigenous culture, Jojo’s drag career grew out of political retaliation

At the regional city’s first annual Central West Pride March, she trained this politician by walking across the parade in a costume she had made with both the Aboriginal flag and the flag of gay pride

“That surprised me … in retaliation, I thought, ‘Well, I’m going to go up to the pride march with full resistance in a black, yellow and red dress with a pride flag at the end, with full resistance,” she told ABC

Jojo is one of Australia’s most famous queens and will blow the drag racing community away with her fab originality Bring It

If you’ve heard of the iconic Imperial Hotel Sydney, you’ve heard of Etcetera EtceteraYes, this is the pub that was an illegal cruise sex club in the 70s and the groundbreaking film Priscilla Queen of the in the 90s Desert has now been filmed as a high-end drag n ‘dine restaurant with Australia’s only “rood food” menu hosted and curated by one of Sydney’s most formidable drag artists, Etcetera Etc, undoubtedly one of Australia’s most polished queens and known in Sydney as the “Glamor Bug” Good luck, etc

This Geelong queen has received a number of awards and recognitions over the past two years, including Drag Performer of the Year

Art performed for Carnival with Jojo and Etcetera at the Imperial Hotel in Sydney told its followers that she was a Ru girl, not a “(Kanga) Roo” girl

“I’m gonna fucking drink tonight,” Art told her followers during a series of Instagram stories from the historic Erskineville pub

Etcetera interfered: “We are Ru girls, do you know Ru personally, I’ve met her once or twice I have to go up the stairs sideways because my dress is so tight”

Art chuckled, “A normal Ru girl wouldn’t be allowed to do this, but the Down Under Ru girls still have to climb stairs”

Coco, one of Sydney’s top hostesses, has performed on the main stage of the Mardi Gras party many times and is a multiple DIVA (Drag Industry Variety Awards) winner for Most Prestigious Entertainer of 2017, Sydney’s Favorite Showgirl in Sydney 2016-2019 and Rising Star in 2015

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star and season six runner-up, Courtney Act, hosted SBS coverage of Mardi Gras on Saturday and asked Coco about the announcement, which was cheeky as the cast had not yet been announced was

She was runner-up in the second season of the Kiwi show “House of Drag” and star of Pleasuredome The Musical

Karen is one of the most famous members of the award-winning, iconic queer cabaret “YUMMY” and one of the most famous drag artists in AustraliaBut she’s not that Karen

She has edited the space on many of RuPaul’s DragCon tracks, toured the world and is the ambassador for DragExpo in Melbourne, just make sure your labor costs are submitted by the end of the day or otherwise!

Maxi is part of the Australian drag herstory and has been brimming with “charisma, uniqueness, nerves and talent” as a drag artist for 23 years. She is also a veteran of the “drag storytime” scene – a practice where queens are used Read stories to children and teach them messages of acceptance and inclusion

In 2015, Maxi was named Entertainer of the Year at the Drag Industry Variety Awards, was Madonna’s national host for her Australian Rebel Heart Tour, and helped close the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Since she was 18 At the age of 16, Scarlet worked tirelessly to strengthen her reputation and brand as a burlesque performer, pole dancer and drag costume designer

Anita is the owner and resident queen of Auckland’s famous Caluzzi Cabaret and already knows her way around a TV show – she is the host of the TVNZ’s “House of Drag” and the monthly comedy show “Drag Wars”

Her favorite appearances so far include Mardi Gras (Sydney 2016 and 2019) and Adele’s world tour after the party in 2017

Kita is another Queen from Auckland who joined Anita Wigl’it to form a drag duo.The couple launched a monthly Drag Wars event that gave Kita local kiwi drag artists a platform to perform at now co-owner of the legendary Caluzzi Cabaret and Phoenix Venue in Auckland and has since hosted two series of TVNZ’s “House of Drag” and maintained her position as Resident Drag Queen in the Family Bar and Club

“RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under” premieres later this year on Stan in Australia, TVNZ in New Zealand and WOW Presents Plus in the US and select territories

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