Barbara Dex


‘Barbara Dex Award 2019’: Start voting now!

After the victory of Marija Ivanovska, part of Eye Cue last year, the voting officially opens again for this year’s award.
Since two years, the popular award for the worst dressed artist performing in Eurovision is handed out by the Belgian Eurovision website The voting has since become more modern and fair, leading to a huge surge in votes cast. The voting window has opened, and will close on Sunday May 26th at noon Central European Time. Click here to vote for your favourite!

The Barbara Dex Award was named after the Belgian Eurovision representative of 1993. Barbara Dex wore a self-designed dress, which sparked a lot of debate at the time – but not exactly in a very positive way… Therefore, in 1997, Dutch Eurovision fans started holding an annual vote for the worst dress artist in the Eurovision Song Contest.