Copenhagen 2014: The 2014 Barbara Dex awards

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It’s that time of year again, with the annual Barbara Dex awards being announced alongside the Eurovision Song Contest. The awards are in honour of the worst dressed contestant at each contest.

The Barbara Dex Award is the annual prize for the worst dressed artist in the contest. The award is named after Barbara Dex, who represented Belgium in the 1993 contest. She wore a seethrough, self-made ensemble on the evening of her performance, which was ranked by fans and critics as the ultimate crime against fashion inEurovision history.

Here is a list of some of the past winners of this award.

  • Moje 3    Ljubav je svuda    Serbia    2013
  • Rona Nishliu    Suus    Albania    2012
  • Eldrine    One more day    Georgia    2011
  • Milan Stankovic    Ovo je Balkan    Serbia    2010
  • Zoli Adok    Dance with me    Hungary    2009
  • Gisela    Casanova    Andorra    2008
  • Verka Serduchka    Dancing lasha tumbai    Ukraine    2007
  • Nonstop    Coisas de nada    Portugal    2006
  • Martin Vucic    Make my day    Macedonia    2005
  • Sanda Ladosi    I admit    Romania    2004
  • t.A.T.u.    Ne ver’, ne boisja    Russia    2003
  • Michalis Rakintzis    S.A.G.A.P.O.    Greece    2002
  • Piasek    2 long    Poland    2001
  • Nathalie Sorce    Envie de vivre    Belgium    2000
  • Lydia    No quiero escuchar    Spain    1999
  • Guildo Horn    Guildo hat euch lieb    Germany    1998
  • Debbie Scerri    Let me fly    Malta    1997

You can register your vote for this year’s Barbara Dex award here. The following press release from Edwin van Thillo at clarifies the regulations.

The voting will commence on Sunday the 11th of may 2014 at 18:00 CET. The ballot will close on Sunday the 19th of may 2014, also at 18:00 CET. The result will be made public shortly after. A person is eligible to vote only once. Suspicious votes, double votes, incomplete votes (without a name of the voter, for instance) and votes that have been cast too early or too late will be deleted and will not count towards the award.

With a wealth of potential nominees from this years contest in Copenhagen, who do you think deserves the award this year?

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