It’s time for the musical extravaganza that is the Eurovision Song Contest! Countries from all across Europe are gathering their finest to go up against each other and the continent as they are voted for in their thousands. The Contest is hosted by the country that has won it the year before, so this year it will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. This is the 3rd time the European Song Contest has been held there, first time was way back in 1975, then again in 2000 and now 2016! What is the Eurovision Song Contest? Eurovision or ESC for short is the longest running annual televised song competition. Participants from all different countries will pick an original song to be performed live! Then they will cast votes for the other countries’ songs to determine what the most popular song throughout the competition is. Eurovision started way back in 1956 when only 7 countries took part, in 2008 there were a record of 43 countries. The Contest has been running every year for 60 years making this its 61st! Wow! Continue reading →
2012 has been a whirlwind year hasn’t it? With the Jubilee and the Olympics it’s safe to say that 2012 was our year; YEAR GB! So as we leave 2012 and go into 2013 (take that, Mayans!) let’s make sure we celebrate the awesome year Great Britain has had with some amazing Great Britain Celebration costumes, accessories and decorations! Add...