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The first season of Drag Race Belgique was officially announced on April 29, 2022 on the WOW Presents Plus Instagram.[5] Casting opened the same day, with deadline of May 8, 2022.[5]

On July 5, 2022, Rita Baga was announced as the host of the series.[3] Lufy and Mustii were revealed as judges on January 7, 2023.[4] A premiere date of February 16, 2023 was also announced that same day in the video's description, but later removed. The same happened with a teaser published on January 23, 2023.

The ten contestants competing for the title of Belgique's Next Drag Superstar were revealed on January 25, 2023. The promo theme was "Galactique"[6]. The premiere date of February 16, 2023 was also officially announced that same day.[2] In Belgium, the season aired on RTBF's streaming platform, Auvio, and three days later on Tipik.[7] It aired on WOW Presents Plus worldwide.[2] The winner of Drag Race Belgique receive a cash prize of €20.000[1] and a crown and scepter from Aster Lab.[8]

The winner of the first season of Drag Race Belgique was Drag Couenne with Athena Sorgelikis placing as runner-up and Valenciaga winning Miss Congeniality.[9]

About The Show

For the first time in its herstory, Belgium is welcoming the most glamorous drag competition. Hosted by the great French-Canadian diva, Rita Baga, Drag Race Belgique will demonstrate the immense talent and creativity of its drag scene. So be prepared for their audacity and authenticity![10]

Drag Race Belgique est une émission de téléréalité belge basée sur la version américaine RuPaul’s Drag Race : Dix drag queens belge s'affrontent dans des épreuves démontrant leur charisme, leur originalité, leur audace et leur talent. C’est à Rita Baga, à la fois présentatrice, mentor et source d’inspiration pour les candidates, de décider du sort réservé à nos prétendantes. À ses côtés, un duo d’expert pour trouver la meilleure drag queen de Belgique : Mustii et Lufy[11]



(Biographical information stated from during time of contest)

Rank Contestant Photo Age[12] Location[12] Ep. 1 Ep. 2 Ep. 3 Ep. 4 Ep. 5 Ep. 6 Ep. 7 Ep. 8
Advert Ball Acting Snatch
Drag Couenne DragCouenneDRBE1Promo 24 Brussels HIGH WIN SAFE WIN SAFE HIGH WIN WINNER
Athena Sorgelikis AthenaSorgelikisDRBE1Promo 27 Brussels WIN SAFE
3rd Susan SusanDRBE1Promo 26 Ghent SAFE LOW
4th Mademoiselle Boop MademoiselleBoopDRBE1Promo 37 Brussels SAFE SAFE HIGH SAFE
5th Peach PeachDRBE1Promo 23 Liège SAFE HIGH SAFE HIGH BTM2 ELIM
Valenciaga ValenciagaDRBE1Promo 26 Ghent SAFE BTM2 BTM3 LOW ELIM GUEST
7th Mocca Bone MoccaBoneDRBE1Promo 35 Brussels LOW SAFE BTM3 ELIM GUEST
8th Edna Sorgelsen EdnaSorgelsenDRBE1Promo 34 Liège SAFE SAFE ELIM
9th Amanda Tears AmandaTearsDRBE1Promo 21 Mouscron BTM2 ELIM
10th Brittany Von Bottoks BrittanyVonBottoksDRBE1Promo 36 Mons ELIM GUEST
The contestant won Drag Race Belgique.
The contestant placed as a runner-up.
The contestant won the maxi challenge.
The contestant received positive critiques, but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant received negative critiques, but was not up for elimination.
The contestant placed in the bottom and won the lip sync for your life.
The contestant placed in the bottom, lost the lip sync for your life, and was eliminated.


Series # Episode # Episode Title Airdate
1 1 Bonjour Iedereen February 16, 2023
2 2 Les incontournables February 23, 2023
3 3 Festival Realness March 2, 2023
4 4 L'émission qui vous déshabille March 9, 2023
5 5

Snatch Game - Belgique Season 1

Snatch Game

March 16, 2023
6 6 A deux c'est mieux ! March 23, 2023
7 7 Discours de reine March 30, 2023
8 8

Grande Finale - Belgique Season 1

La finale

April 6, 2023

Episode 1: "Bonjour Iedereen"

Airdate: February 16, 2023


Ten Belgian queens will demonstrate all their creativity in a legendary talent show.

Dix reines belges feront preuve de toute leur créativité dans un Talent Show mythique.


Episode 1 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Fanny Ruwet and Rokia Bamba
  • Maxi Challenge: Talent Show
  • Runway Theme: Belgicolor: Noir, jaune et rouge
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Athena Sorgelikis
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: Tickets to see Stromae live in concert
  • Bottom Two: Amanda Tears and Brittany Von Bottoks
  • Lip Sync Song: "Tous les mêmes" by Stromae
  • Eliminated: Brittany Von Bottoks
  • Farewell Message: Vous avez l'air belle, vous avez l'air fortes, vous avez l'Herpes! Randez fier notre pays! Gros bisous, Bottoks.

Entrance Order

1 Edna Sorgelsen
2 Mocca Bone
3 Peach
4 Athena Sorgelikis
5 Valenciaga
6 Brittany Von Bottoks
7 Drag Couenne
8 Susan
9 Mademoiselle Boop
10 Amanda Tears

Talent Show Performances

Contestant Talent
Mocca Bone Dancing On Pointe MoccaBoneTalentShow
Athena Sorgelikis Comedy AthenaSorgelikisTalentShow
Edna Sorgelsen Live Singing/Lip Syncing EdnaSorgelsenTalentShow
Peach Sword Balancing PeachTalentShow
Valenciaga Comedy ValenciagaTalentShow
Susan Variety SusanTalentShow
Drag Couenne Live Singing DragCouenneTalentShow
Brittany Von Bottoks Stand-Up Comedy BrittanyVonBottoksTalentShow
Amanda Tears Striptease AmandaTearsTalentShow
Mademoiselle Boop Comedy MademoiselleBoopTalentShow

Episode 2: "Les incontournables"

Airdate: February 23, 2023


This week, the queens will have to deploy all their business skills to promote an iconic Belgian food in a TV commercial.

Cette semaine, les reines devront déployer toutes leurs compétences pour promouvoir l'un des aliments belges les plus emblématiques dans un spot télévisé.


Episode 2 Judges

  • Guest Judges: B.J. Scott and Jarry
  • Mini Challenge: Posing while leaf blowers are blowing at them
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Susan
  • Mini Challenge Prize: Being the first Team Captain and assign the Belgium foods to each team
  • Maxi Challenge: Advertising traditional Belgian food
  • Runway Theme: Hors des cases
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Drag Couenne
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A two-night stay at Thermae Boetfort for two
  • Bottom Two: Amanda Tears and Valenciaga
  • Lip Sync Song: "Je t'aime" by Lara Fabian
  • Eliminated: Amanda Tears
  • Farewell Message: I'm in tears... Bisous les filles. Amanda

Hors des Cadres

Contestant Character Comic
Amanda Tears Marsupilami Spirou & Fantasio
Athena Sorgelikis Le Chat Le Chat
Drag Couenne Gaston Lagaffe Gaston
Edna Sorgelsen Marsupilami Spirou & Fantasio
Mademoiselle Boop Mademoiselle Jeanne Gaston
Mocca Bone Marsupilami Spirou & Fantasio
Peach Natacha Natacha
Susan De Koningin van Onderland Jommeke
Valenciaga Tante Sidonia Spike and Suzy

Episode 3: "Festival Realness"

Airdate: March 2, 2023


They have a great sense of fashion but are they ready to use their beautifully manicured hands to sew the most flamboyant outfits? That’s what the queens will have to prove during a dreaded design challenge.

Elles ont un grand sens de la mode mais sont-elles prêtes à utiliser leurs mains magnifiquement manucurées pour coudre les tenues les plus flamboyantes ? C'est ce que les Queens devront prouver lors d'un redoutable Design Challenge.


Episode 3 Judges

  • Guest Judge: Jean-Paul Lespagnarde
  • Mini Challenge: After getting into 15-minute quick drag, participate in a photoshoot dressed as soccer goalies
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Edna Sorgelsen
  • Mini Challenge Prize: A 30-second advantage to choose the materials for the maxi challenge
  • Maxi Challenge: Create outfits from festival materials
  • Runway Themes:
    • Queens of the Stage
    • Festival Realness
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Susan
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: Four passes of five days for the Dour festival
  • Bottom Three: Edna Sorgelsen, Mocca Bone, and Valenciaga
  • Lip Sync Song: "Pump Up The Jam" by Technotronic
  • Eliminated: Edna Sorgelsen
  • Farewell Message: Les filles, continuez à faire briller le drag belge! xoxo Edna PS: Boop & Athéna ➡ Ramenez le titre à la maison :)

Episode 4: "L'émission qui vous déshabille"

Airdate: March 9, 2023


As the search for the first Belgian superstar drag continues, the queens will show all their acting skills in a parody of the much acclaimed “Ni juge, ni soumise” Belgian documentary.

Les Queens montreront tous leurs talents d'actrice dans une parodie du très acclamé documentaire belge " Ni juge, ni soumise ".


Episode 4 Judges

  • Guest Judge: Anne Gruwez
  • Mini Challenge: Reading Challenge
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Mademoiselle Boop
  • Maxi Challenge: Act in a parody of "Ni juge, ni soumise"
  • Runway Theme: Ceci n'est pas un look
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Drag Couenne
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: VIP stay for six people, one night and two days, at a Pairi Daiza Native House
  • Bottom Two: Mocca Bone and Susan
  • Lip Sync Song: "Million Eyes" by Loïc Nottet
  • Eliminated: Mocca Bone
  • Farewell Message: Restez vous-mêmes. Ne changez pour personne. Je vous aime. Mocca_Bonè 💋

Episode 5: "Snatch Game - Belgique Season 1"

Airdate: March 16, 2023


This week, the queens take on the iconic Snatch Game challenge where they will have to deliver their best celebrity impersonations.

Cette semaine, les Queens relèvent le défi emblématique du Snatch Game où elles devront livrer leurs meilleures imitations de célébrités.


Episode 5 Judges

  • Special Guest: Juriji Der Klee
  • Guest Judge: Plastic Bertrand
  • Mini Challenge: Lip Sync to "Bring Back My Girls" by RuPaul in pairs, with one contestant acting as the upper body and one as the legs
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Mademoiselle Boop and Susan
  • Maxi Challenge: Snatch Game
  • Runway Theme: 1001 Audrey Hepburn
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Mademoiselle Boop
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A skydiving trip from Sky Dive Spa
  • Bottom Two: Peach and Valenciaga
  • Lip Sync Song: "The Feeling" by Gabry Ponte and Henry PFR
  • Eliminated: Valenciaga
  • Farewell Message: Lae belleau est parti.e, les moches restent, bon courage les filles. 💋

Snatch Game Characters

Contestant Character
Athena Sorgelikis Serge Gainsbourg
Drag Couenne Michel Daerden
Mademoiselle Boop Amélie Nothomb
Peach Dominique Lehmann
Susan Soeur Sourire
Valenciaga Vanessa Paradis

Episode 6: "A deux c'est mieux !"

Airdate: March 23, 2023


In this episode, the five remaining queens perform a complete drag makeover and transform five Belgian television personalities.

Dans cet épisode, les cinq reines restantes effectueront un Drag Makeover complet sur cinq personnalités de la télévision belge francophone.


Episode 6 Judges

Episode 7: "Discours de reine"

Airdate: March 30, 2023


To prove they have the merits and skills to be crowned, our queens will deliver their first speech to the Belgian nation.

Pour prouver qu'elles ont les mérites et les compétences pour être couronnées, nos reines prononceront leur premier discours devant la nation belge.


Episode 7 Judges

  • Guest Judge: Lio
  • Mini Challenge: In 15 minutes, get into drag in total darkness using only the products provided.
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Mademoiselle Boop
  • Maxi Challenge: Write and deliver an inspiring and humorous speech given if the contestant became the Queen of Belgium
  • Runway Theme: Glamour à Knokke-le-Zoute
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Drag Couenne
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A cruise experience from The Cruise
  • Bottom Two: Athena Sorgelikis and Mademoiselle Boop
  • Lip Sync Song: "Le Banana Split" by Lio
  • Eliminated: Mademoiselle Boop
  • Farewell Message: Je suis tellement fier.e de nous toustes ! Mes reines...💗 Athena, tu mérites cette place en finale... Et n'oubliez pas de faire de vos faiblesses DES FORCES ! Je vous aime, Monsieur BOB !

Performance Order

# Contestant
1 Mademoiselle Boop
2 Susan
3 Athena Sorgelikis
4 Drag Couenne

Top Three of Season 1

Contestant Challenge Wins Up for Elimination
TeamAthenaSorgelikisDRBE1 2
(Eps. 1, 6)
(Ep. 7)
TeamDragCouenneDRBE1 3
(Eps. 2, 4, 7)
TeamSusanDRBE1 1
(Ep. 3)
(Ep. 4)

Episode 8: "Grand Finale - Belgique Season 1"

Airdate: April 6, 2023


For the grand finale, the three queens will take on a memorable singing and dancing challenge before the final verdict.

Pour la grande finale, nos trois Queens relèveront un défi mémorable en chantant et en dansant avant le verdict final.


Episode 8 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Elena and Vanessa Van Cartier
  • Maxi Challenge: Write, sing, and dance in an original number, "Fierce"
  • Runway Theme: Eleganza Extravaganza
  • Eliminated: Susan
  • Top Two: Athena Sorgelikis and Drag Couenne
  • Lip Sync Song: "Démons" by Angèle & Damso
  • Winner of Drag Race Belgique Season 1: Drag Couenne
  • Runner-Up: Athena Sorgelikis



Gallery pic
Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' looks from each episode.
Elim Gallery pic
Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' planned looks for each episode.
Check out the video gallery to see challenge performances, runways, lip syncs, and more!


  1. 1.0 1.1 (FROn connaît la date de diffusion et le casting de « Drag Race Belgique » | Flair — January 25, 2023
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Post by worldofwonder and wowpresentsplus | Instagram — January 25, 2023
  3. 3.0 3.1 Post by dragracebelgique and tipikrtbf | Instagram — July 5, 2022
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Drag Race Belgique Judges RuVeal ✨ | YouTube — January 7, 2023
  5. 5.0 5.1 Post by wowpresentsplus | Instagram — April 29, 2022
  6. (FRPost by ritabagaz | Instagram — January 25, 2023
  7. (FRPost by dragracebelgique and tipikrtbf | Instagram — January 25, 2023
  8. (FRPost by dragracebelgique | Instagram — April 4, 2023
  9. (FRValenciaga Miss Congeniality | YouTube — April 6, 2023
  10. Drag Race Belgique | WOW Presents Plus
  11. (FRDrag Race Belgique | Auvio
  12. 12.0 12.1 (FRDrag Race Belgique : découvrez qui sont les 10 Queens du concours | RTBF — January 25, 2023