The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most celebrated events across the world. This year it is hosted in Liverpool, England (on behalf of Ukraine), and will consist of two semi-finals on 9th and 11th May, and a final on 13rd May 2023.
If you're a fan, you probably want to make your party memorable. Hosting a Eurovision party is a great way to enjoy the event with friends and family. In this article, we have provided you with some fantastic decoration ideas to take your Eurovision party to the next level. We will cover decoration ideas, Eurovision-inspired food, and party games and activities.
Eurovision Party Decoration Ideas
To really set the scene for your Eurovision party, you'll want to decorate your space with some fun and festive decorations. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
1. Flags and Bunting
One of the easiest ways to create a festive atmosphere is to hang flags from all the participating countries around the room. This not only adds colour to your party but also shows support for all the contestants. You can also make bunting using the flags of participating countries. You can buy pre-made bunting or make your own using string and paper flags.Why not celebrate your Eurovision party in style with our limited edition Union Jack lights? These lanterns are a great way to add a British theme to your celebrations. Our Union Jack paper stars, feature the Union Jack flag in bold red, white, and blue colours.
To create a star-studded display for Eurovision watch party, combine any of our coloured stars to create a flag of your choice! For example use Venus Yellow and Venus Red star lanterns to create a starry display for Spain or North Macedonia. The possibilities of colour combinations for all the countries taking part in Eurovision are endless!
2. Glitter and Sparkle
Eurovision is all about glitz and glamour, so don't be afraid to go all out with the glitter and sparkle.You could create centrepieces using glittery items like disco balls or sequin-covered vases. These centrepieces add sparkle to your party and create a disco-like atmosphere. You can also create your own disco ball using a styrofoam ball and mirror tiles.
3. Photo Booth
Set up a photo booth area where your guests can take fun and silly photos with Eurovision-themed props. This will provide endless entertainment and make for some great memories.
Eurovision Inspired Food
No party is complete without delicious food. If you're hosting a Eurovision party, why not try some of these fun and tasty party food ideas?
1. International Cuisine
One of the best things about Eurovision is the diverse range of countries and cultures that take part. Why not celebrate this by serving a selection of international foods? Photo by Antonio Castellano on Unsplash
You could try Spanish paella, Italian pizza, or Swedish meatballs. If you're feeling adventurous, you could even try making a dish from one of the participating countries.
2. Themed Snacks
For example, you could serve croissants for France, hummus for Israel, or waffles for Belgium. Get creative and have fun with it!
3. Eurovision Cocktails
No party is complete without a few drinks, and a Eurovision party is no exception. Why not create some Eurovision-themed cocktails to get the party started? You could make a Negroni for Italy, a Gin and Tonic for the UK, or a Sangria for Spain.
Eurovision Party Games and Activities
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Finally, no Eurovision party is complete without a few games and activities to keep your guests entertained. Here are some ideas to get you started:
1. Eurovision Bingo
Create bingo cards with Eurovision-related phrases or images. As the night goes on, mark off each square as you see the corresponding item on the TV screen. The first person to get a full row wins a prize!
2. Eurovision Karaoke
Set up a karaoke machine or microphone and have your guests take turns singing their favourite Eurovision songs. Bonus points if they can sing in the language of the participating country!
3. Eurovision Drinking Game
Create a list of Eurovision-related drinking rules (e.g. take a drink every time a country receives "nil points"). Just be sure to drink responsibly and stay safe.Photo by Helena Yankovska on Unsplash
4. Eurovision Trivia
Another fun idea is to test your guests' knowledge with a Eurovision trivia game. This is a great way to engage your guests and add some competition to the party.
Q: How can I make my Eurovision party decorations stand out?
A: Be creative! Use unique items such as disco balls or light-up stars, and incorporate the colours of the participating countries into your decorations.
Q: Where can I find Eurovision flags to use for bunting or wreaths?
A: You can find Eurovision flags online or at party supply stores. You can also print out paper flags from the internet and make your own bunting.
In conclusion, with these creative ideas for Eurovision party decorations, your 2023 Eurovision party is sure to be a hit. So gather your friends and family, put on your favourite Eurovision tunes, and get ready to celebrate in style!