The Brussels International Festival of Eroticism (Dutch: Internationaal Erotica Festival van Brussel, French: Festival International de l'Érotisme de Bruxelles) is a trade show for the European adult entertainment industry held each February in Brussels. The most notable event during the Festival is the European X Awards, a movie award for the European adult video industry. The Festival and the European X Awards are a European equivalent to the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and the AVN Awards in the United States.
Each participating country (typically Germany, Italy, France, and Spain) is given their own set of awards, including Best Movie, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress.
The first International Festival of Eroticism was held in held in 1993, with the European X Awards first held in 1995.
by Don Fernando, Adult DVD Talk, March 17, 2005. (Adult DVD Talk Forum Post listing the 2005 X Award winners.)