• Eurovision means party time! (Photo by Rolf Klatt for SBS) (SBS)Source: SBS
Hosting or attending a party? We've got you covered, from DIY costume inspiration, Euro-inspired drinking games, a free party kit and the opportunity to WIN an iPad Air 2 by sharing your party pics.
4 May 2016 - 10:47 AM  UPDATED 4 May 2016 - 2:02 PM

SBS Eurovision Sweepstakes

Celebrating Eurovision with a crowd? Raise the stakes! We’ve done the hard work for you and put together a sweepstake for the weekend! Rally a club of enthusiastic Eurovisionistas, distribute the country cards and let the games begin! Make sure you print out the sweepstakes on one-sided paper; otherwise the cutting-out will be chaos!

Get your sweepstakes here.

SBS Eurovision Songbook

Can’t get that chorus out of your head? Want to brush up on your Finnish? Set on singing along to every single performance? That’s it, you’re downloading SBS Eurovision songbook! Featuring all the information you could possibly ask for – artist name, country, song title, semi heat number – together with lyrics, translations and a handy artist pic, this is the ultimate study guide for Eurovision fans.

Get your songbook here! 

Thumbs Up/Down Paddle

 

Sometimes paddle boards speak louder than words. Whether you’re backing the power ballads or politely saying ‘Boo!’, show your support and serious dissatisfaction with our Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down SBS Eurovision paddle board. Download the design, glue it to cardboard and tell the world what you really think! Be sure to share your paddle board party pics using the hashtag #SBSEurovision.

Get your Thumbs paddle here.

Dami Army Paddle

Dami Im is 'Callling, Calling' with her hit song 'Sound of Silence'. Answer the call and join the #DamiArmy with our patriotic paddle board. Download the design, glue it to cardboard and join the Dami Army! Share your paddle party pics ...

Get your Dami Army paddle here.

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Drinking games

Are you drinking what I’m thinking? Eurovision is a funny business, made all the more hilarious with drinking games! These Eurovision drinking games have you covered, from Captain Euro, King of Cheers, Multicultural Melting Pot, and more. In the harsh light of day, amongst empty bottles and the upturned Melting Pot: pour a glass of water, drop a tablet and as the effervescent fizz brings you back to life thank Switzerland for giving us Berocca.

Get in the mood by playing the biggest Eurovision hits 24/7 

Get into the Eurovision party mode by listening to the biggest Eurovision hits of all time around the clock with Radio Eurovision - only on SBS Radio!

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will take over Stockholm, Sweden from 11 May with contestants from 42 countries set to compete. SBS Radio invites fans to kick off Eurovision celebrations early with SBS Eurovision Radio, your non-stop soundtrack to the world's biggest song contest, broadcasting 24 hours a day from 29 April to 15 May.  BBC World Service programming resumes on SBS Radio 4 from 16 May.

Tune into SBS Radio 4 on digital radio or stream online or via the SBS Radio App.

Download our FREE SBS Radio app for iOS and Android
Listen to every program live and on-demand on the FREE SBS Radio app!

 

Party conversation starters

If you find yourself stuck in a real-life Euromergency – where your Eurovision party resembles something of a lukewarm Tupperware affair – it’s time to rally your party guests and transform your miserable soirée into something memorable with these Eurovision party conversation starters.

 

Trivia 

While you're waiting for the contest to begin, test your trivia to find out who's the biggest Eurovision fan at your party! Start with Did it happen on Eurovision or RocKwiz?  and Test Your Eurovision IQ with our Ultimate Eurovision Quiz.

 

Costume Ideas

Hosting a Eurovision party at home? Don’t forget the most essential element: fabulous costumes! Here’s some inspiration for a last-minute costume fix!

 

Share your party pics to win

 

And don't forget to share your party pics to win fabulous Eurovision prize packs including an iPad Air 2! #SBSEurovision.

Details here.

Cheers to a wonderful party and fingers cross for our golden girl, Dami Im!

The Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast on SBS’s Eurovision Weekend - Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Grand Final Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm on SBS, with LIVE early morning broadcasts from 5am on Wednesday 11, Friday 13 and Sunday 15 May.
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