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Eye Cue from Macedonia win the 2018 Barbara Dex Award

by | May 20, 2018

Eye Cue from Macedonia win the 2018 Barbara Dex Award

by | May 20, 2018 | Eurovision |

The winner of the Barbara Dex Award for the worst outfit at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest has been announced, and the (un)lucky recipient is Eye Cue from Macedonia.

Not content with their entry “Lost & Found” giving us at least three songs in one, the Macedonian stage performance featured a series of unfortunate fashion choices for lead singer Marija and her backing group, most notably a clingy pink/grey sweater and hotpants combination that seemed specifically designed to highlight certain aspects of Marija’s shape with minimal subtlety.

The runner-up in this year’s Barbara Dex Award was Jessica Mauboy from Australia, while Belgium’s Sennek took third place.

Named after the self-designed outfit worn by Belgium’s 1993 representative and based on a public internet vote, the Barbara Dex Award has been presented since 1997 to the singer or artist deemed to have made the biggest fashion mistake at that year’s Eurovision Song Contest. While the voters occasionally seem to have missed the point of the award (giving it to t.A.T.u. in 2003 and Verka Serduchka in 2007, for example), it’s hard to argue with their choice of the Macedonian dual fashion crime this year.

We should have known, really – the clues were already there in the preview video…

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