Santa thought it’s nice to surprise you all with a little retro contest. You surely remember that 25 years ago Roxette was honored by being featured on a Swedish stamp. The “Rock och Pop” theme stamp was released by the Swedish Post on 5th October 1991 in 3.6 million copies (source: a Swedish stamp site).
Per said at the time:
We’re not even dead. We thought it was a joke at first. I know ABBA was a stamp in 1982, but it’s not something that happens every day. It’s nice to have the entire Swedish nation licking your back.
Some months later he said:
That was a kick, of course. It was almost like being knighted, I guess. I have used them a lot. I used to send cassettes to my record company with them. They can’t refuse the music that way.
The stamp was also released in a special booklet featuring Roxette on the cover and including 6 stamps (2 Roxette, 2 Lena Philipsson, 2 Jerry Williams) and 3 postcards (1 Roxette, 1 Lena Philipsson, 1 Jerry Williams).
Now this booklet is what you can win! We have 3 of them to give away! In order to participate, answer the following questions correctly:
- What was the face value of the 1991 Roxette stamp? – 2.50 SEK (we also accepted 250)
- Which Roxette studio album was released in 1991? – Joyride
- Was there any Roxette tour in 1991? – Yes. Join the Joyride! World Tour 1991/92
Send an e-mail with your name, address (so we can send the booklet in case you win) and the correct answers to the questions to firstname.lastname@example.org until 23:59 CET, 21st December 2016. The lucky winners will be announced a few days later. Good luck!
Contest terms and conditions:
– In order to participate, you have to send an e-mail to email@example.com with name, address and correct answers to the 3 questions. We will consider all e-mails we receive until 23:59 CET on 21st December 2016.
– 3 winners will be picked randomly among those who have participated and sent the correct answers.
– You can only participate once, any attempt to participate twice or more times will lead to your disqualification.
– Prize won’t be paid out in cash. Prize will be sent by registered mail only once.
– Winners will be announced on this website, on our Facebook page and will also be notified per e-mail. You’ll be required to answer the e-mail confirming your address.
– RoxetteBlog.com will not enter into any correspondence regarding the result of the contest and is not liable for any damages, loss or expenses that may result in connection to the prize.
– All submitted data will only be used for the purpose of the contest and in case you are the lucky winner, to send you the prize.
Update on 22nd December 2016: The 3 winners are: Lana Sachse, Yonita Marto and Travis Wilhelm. They were notified via e-mail.