Eurovision Fever: How to Throw the Best Party with Drinks and Games!

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Eurovision Fever: How to Throw the Best Party with Drinks and Games!

Hey there, party people! It's time to get your groove on and get ready for the biggest and most fabulous event of the year - the Eurovision Song Contest! And what better way to celebrate than with a fun and boozy party with your friends? In this blog post, we've got all the tips and tricks you need to throw the ultimate Eurovision party, complete with some famous beverage brands to get the party started!

The Eurovision Song Contest has been a cultural phenomenon for over six decades, and one of the things that makes it so unique is its celebration of diversity and inclusivity. From the colourful costumes to the eclectic mix of music genres, the contest has always been a showcase for different cultures and traditions. But one of the most significant aspects of the contest's inclusivity is its support of the LGBTQ community.

Over the years, the Eurovision Song Contest has featured many LGBTQ artists, and their performances have been some of the most memorable in the contest's history. From the flamboyant drag queens to the gender-bending performers, these artists have challenged gender norms and pushed the boundaries of what is considered acceptable in mainstream music. And the contest has also been an important platform for LGBTQ visibility, helping to raise awareness and promote acceptance of the LGBTQ community across Europe and beyond.

In recent years, the contest has taken even more significant steps to promote inclusivity and diversity. In 2014, Conchita Wurst, an openly gay drag queen, won the contest with her powerful performance of "Rise Like a Phoenix." Her win was a landmark moment for the LGBTQ community and a clear statement of the contest's commitment to diversity and inclusivity. And in 2021, the contest featured its first openly transgender contestant, Samanta Tīna, who represented Latvia with her song "The Moon Is Rising."

But the Eurovision Song Contest is more than just a celebration of diversity and inclusivity. It's also a chance to come together with friends and family to enjoy a night of music, fun, and, of course, drinks! So, whether you're an LGBTQ fan of the contest or just love to party, there's no better way to celebrate Eurovision than with a fabulous and inclusive party.

Get your party started with the best Eurovision party tips!

First things first, let's talk about setting the scene for your party. You want to create a fun and festive atmosphere that screams Eurovision! So, grab some balloons, streamers, and some flags from your favourite participating countries. Get creative and make sure to set the mood with a playlist full of Eurovision classics that will have everyone dancing the night away!
The key to throwing a great Eurovision party is to create a fun, festive atmosphere that will get everyone in the mood for the event. Here are some tips to help you do just that:

Decorate your space: Get some balloons, streamers, and Eurovision flags to decorate your space. You can also create a Eurovision-themed playlist to set the mood.

Dress up: Encourage your guests to dress up in their most outrageous Eurovision outfits. Think glitter, sequins, and over-the-top costumes.

Food and drinks: Plan a Eurovision-themed menu, with dishes and drinks from the countries participating in the contest. More on that later!

Betting pool: Have your guests bet on who they think will win the contest. You can even create a betting pool where everyone contributes a small amount of money, and the winner takes home the pot.

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Let's get the party started with some fun drinking games!

No Eurovision party is complete without some fun drinking games to get the party started! Here are some of our favourite drinking games to play during the show:

  1. Drink every time a country gets zero points (poor UK!)

  2. Take a shot every time a performer hits a high note.

  3. Drink every time a presenter makes a cheesy joke.

  4. Take a sip every time a performer does a costume change.

Let's play Eurovision Bingo!

If you want to add some extra excitement to your party, why not play Eurovision bingo? Create bingo cards with Eurovision-themed items such as key changes, pyrotechnics, or wind machines. As you watch the show, mark off the items on your card. The first person to get a full line wins a prize!

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Now let's talk about the drinks and cocktails!

Each year, the Eurovision Song Contest showcases a variety of music and cultures from across Europe and beyond. So, why not create a menu of drinks and cocktails from the countries participating in the contest? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. France: Get into the French spirit with a French 75 cocktail made with CÎROC Vodka, lemon juice, sugar, and champagne.

  2. Greece: Keep it authentic with some Ouzo, an anise-flavoured aperitif that is a staple in Greece.

  3. Italy: Celebrate Italy with a Negroni cocktail made with Tanqueray Gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth.

  4. Spain: Spice things up with some Sangria, a classic Spanish cocktail made with red wine, brandy, orange juice, and fruit.

  5. Have a big crowd of people over? Make sure you've got plenty of beers and ready-to-drink-cocktails that you can simply throw in a big ice bucket and not worry about spending time shaking up cocktails. 
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So, there you have it - our guide to throwing the ultimate Eurovision party with some of the most famous beverage brands. Whether you're a die-hard Eurovision fan or just looking for an excuse to party with your friends, a Eurovision party is the perfect way to celebrate this iconic event. So, let's pop open a bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne, mix up some delicious cocktails, and dance the night away to the sound of Eurovision!