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DANILO AND WARWICK ROWERS TAKE TOP SPOT AT NATIONAL CALENDAR AWARDS

Held at the beautiful Stationer’s Hall in London we were one again thrilled to mingle at the National Calendar Awards with friends from Calendar Club, Grange Communications, Pixel, Carousel Calendars, Avonside Publishing among others, whilst wandering through the exhibition and admiring all the 2016 nominations.

The NCA’s are a national event (we like to think the OSCAR’s of the calendar world) held annually celebrate the best calendar designs and bring together printers, designers, photographers, artists, publishers as well as the industry’s future ‘the student’.

And this year we were delighted to have received ten nominations and won FOUR awards!

  • Winning Best Retail Character Title was Marvel Comics 2016 Calendar
  • All Leeds United fans will be pleased to hear that our Leeds United 2016 Calendar won the Best Celebrity / Media title (much to the dismay of our host Eamonn Holmes)
  • With 2015 being a Minions Mad year, we were very pleased that our A5 Minion Diary won Best Diary Award
  • We were also thrilled that our Star Wars Calendar won the Best New Title award

NCA Awards 2016  Danilo accepting NCA award 2016

Which meant we came joint top with the lovely Warwick University Rowers who also won Four Awards for their calendar (which raises money for Sport Allies). So a big congratulations to them and to the other winners of night!

Warwick Rowers Awards 2016

We were also joined by TV star Eamonn Holmes who did a fantastic job of hosting and presenting the awards. We were particularly impressed by his PowerPoint proposal on how an Eamonn Holmes Calendar could look! 🙂

eamonn holmes calendar

So after another great night, the Danilo team are now gearing up for showing our new 2017 range at Spring Fair at NEC, Birmingham this February.

Fingers crossed we can replicate our success at next year’s awards!

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MAKE A DATE THIS CHIRSTMAS WITH YOUR FAVOURITE CELEBS & MUSIC STARS

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Celebrate this Christmas with you favourite Celebrities and Music Stars when you take part in Danilo’s #MakeADate Campaign.

From 7th to 17th December 2015, Danilo are offering you a variety of different Festive Activities on our Facebook and Twitter pages…Including Competitions to WIN Official 2016 Calendars that have been SIGNED by different artists  PLUS additional Fun facts, Polls, and much more on your favourite Celebs.

From 7th to 10th December, our Current Campaign is MAKE A DATE THIS CHRISTMAS WITH 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER. Enter our Competition now and enjoy fun facts you might not know about them all on our Facebook and Twitter Pages!

View the Official 5 Seconds of Summer 2016 Calendars and Greetings Cards here >> http://bit.ly/5SOSGifts 🙂

5SOS SIGNED COMPETITION

5SOS SIGNED COMPETITION

 

FORCE FRIDAY: THE UNVEILING OF STAR WARS EPSIODE 7 2016 CALENDAR

Today is the day that all Star Wars fans have been waiting for…yes its #ForceFriday! And for us at Danilo that means we are delighted to be able to FINALLY REVEAL Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens 2016 products

Order your copy now with Free UK Delivery direct from us the publishers at http://bit.ly/StarWarsCals

Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens 2016 Calendar

Based on the brand new film coming out later this year, you can now order the Official Star Wars: Episode 7: The Force Awakens 2016 Calendar direct from us the Publishers. Featuring stunning imagery and enough space to write all your appointments and reminders. To be one of the first to receive this official calendar click here

Star Wars Episode VII Wall Calendar 2016

Star Wars Episode VII Wall Calendar 2016

Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens 2016 Premium A5 Diary

Now available to pre-order is the brand new official Star Wars Episode Seven: The Force Awakens 2016 Premium Diary! Featuring a quality hard back finish, this diary is a must-have for any Star Wars fan to keep them organised in 2016. To pre-order yours click here

Star Wars Episode 7 2016 Diary

Star Wars Episode 7 2016 Diary

Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens 2016 Desk Easel Calendar

Perfect for any desk, home or office, this Star Wars 2016 Desk Easel Calendar will help keep any Star Wars fan stay organised next year in style. This desk style calendar features a month on every page with date panel and a stunning image from the new Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens film. Be the first to get your hands on one when you preorder here

Star Wars Episode 7 Desk Easel 2016 Calendar

Star Wars Episode 7 Desk Easel 2016 Calendar

We are also running a fab #StarWars #Competition until Monday 7th September to win a Star Wars Bundle including an Official Star Wars Greeting Cards, Gift Wrap & Bag, Classic 2016 Calendar PLUS the NEW Star Wars Episode VII 2016 Calendar. Just go to our Facebook or Twitter Pages to enter.

Star Wars Competition

Star Wars Competition

Plus another great product NEW for 2016 is the Star Wars 2016 Light and Sound Desk Easel Calendar

Pre-order this Official Star Wars 2016 Desk Easel which features a light saber that lights up and makes sound when button is pushed. We are delighted to offer this brand new product for 2016. Pre-order now here

Star Wars Collectors Edition 2016 Desk Calendar with light and sound

Star Wars Collectors Edition 2016 Desk Calendar with light and sound

Plus to match this we also have an official Star Wars Light and Sound birthday card. Order yours here

Star Wars Light and Sound Birthday Card

Star Wars Light and Sound Birthday Card

SAVE 20% with our NEW Themed Birthday Packs

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We are very pleased to announce that we have now added a NEW Range of Themed Birthday Packs to the Danilo.com website.

If you have a birthday party coming up then these packs are the perfect choice. Depending on the package they can include a Birthday Card, Gift Wrap, Gift Bag, Gift Tags, Birthday Party Invitations and Thank You Cards. Buy everything you need in one go AND by buying the pack you are saving a Whopping 20%!! Don’t forget we also offer FREE UK Delivery!

Choose from our different themed packages including ONE DIRECTION, DESPICABLE ME MINIONS, MY LITTLE PONY, IN THE NIGHT GARDEN, FIREMAN SAM AND SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS

Plus you can choose whether you would like to buy the standard birthday pack or supersize it with the Bumper pack. These are the perfect packs for anyone having a themed birthday!

Starting from only £5.50, why not make things easier and purchase all you need in one go with these great new birthday packs!

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Danilo Celebrates Quadruple Win At Calendar Awards

NCA 2015 logo

January has certainly been a busy month for Award Ceremonies and for Danilo it has been no different, with the National Calendar Awards taking place last night.

The NCA’s are a major national event (we like to think the OSCAR’s of the calendar world) held annually to celebrate the UK’s best calendars and bring together printers, designers, photographers, artists, publishers as well as the industry’s future ‘the student’. With 25 awards being given, the NCA’s celebrate and reward the best designs from suppliers and design students alike.

Held at the beautiful Stationer’s Hall in London we were delighted to mingle with friends from Calendar Club, Grange Communications, Pixel, Carousel Calendars, Avonside Publishing among others, whilst wandering through the exhibition and admiring all the 2015 nominations.

And this year we were delighted to have received eight nominations and won FOUR awards!

  • Winning Best New Title and Best Retail Calendar was our bestselling calendar Disney’s Frozen
  • All Beatles fan will be pleased to hear that our Beatles Collection Edition Calendar won the Best Celebrity / Media title
  • We were thrilled that the stunning Kelly Brook won the People’s Choice award (voted for on the night) for her glamorous 2015 calendar.

NCA award winning calendars 2015

A big congratulations to the other winners of the night including Carousel Calendars, Rose Calendars, Avonside, Pyramid, Flame Tree Publishing and Louise Taylor in addition to the design students who received their merit and highly commended certificates. In particular a very well done to Sharna Guest-Crossly who received the student trophy for her inspiring Alzheimer’s Research UK Calendar.

Journalist, broadcaster and TV star Janet Street Porter hosted and presented the awards. Outspoken and witty, Janet gave her introduction, teasingly asking the question “so where’s my calendar?” and proved to be a great guest at the event.

Now the team are gearing up for showing our 2016 range at Spring Fair in Birmingham this February, and we hope we can replicate our success at next year’s awards!

CALENDAR AWARDS DANILO 2015 2

Danilo’s 12 Days of Christmas

Christmas has come early to Danilo.com with our “12 Days of Christmas”! Every day from 8th to 19th December we’ll reveal a new treat for you. It could be a 1 day only offer or an amazing competition prize, but you won’t know until the treat is revealed each morning!

Check out today’s treat which can be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Make sure you like and follow us to see all our latest products, news and competitions as well as each of our 12 Christmas treats!

Danilo Q & A with Kelly Brook!

We were delighted to catch up with one of our favourite calendar beauties, the stunning Kelly Brook who very kindly answered a few questions for us. Here’s what Kelly had to say about her upcoming TV series, where she’ll be spending New Years and what she thinks of Keith Lemon’s calendar!

Q: What is your favourite Calendar date in your year and is there a date in 2015 you are looking forward too?

A:My favourite Calendar date is my Birthday. It’s the 23rd November and I feel it really kicks off party season being so close to Christmas 😉 This year I’m looking forward to my TV show OneBigHappy airing in February on US Television. It’s a big moment for me.

Q: Which month’s picture in your Calendar is your favourite?

A:  I really like how simple the Calendar is this year. I think February is my favourite month.

Q: Which Calendar will you have on your wall in 2015?

A: Keith Lemon. He always teases me that his outsells mine. He steals all my poses and facial expressions.

Q: What was it like being in Lawson’s video?

A: It was fantastic. I was so flattered to be asked. I loved the song Juliet and the concept. They are a very talented group of Lads.

Q: Which role are you filming in LA and what would be your dream part?

A: I’ve just finished shooting my sitcom OneBigHappy. I’m reading scripts at the moment to see if there are any other roles that I can do between now and filming our second series.

Q: Dec 31st is a big diary date for everyone, where will you be and who with?

A: I will most probably be in America with friends.

Q: You have published over ten calendars, do you have plans for one in 2016?  A: I’m already thinking about it. I would like to do something beachy and exotic.

Official Kelly Brook 2015 Calendar

Official Kelly Brook 2015 Calendar

If you still haven’t ordered Kelly’s stunning new 2015 Calendar, then you can get your copy now at HMV, Clintons and Calendar Club and direct from us the Publishers at http://bit.ly/KellyCal15 with FREE UK delivery. Worldwide delivery is also available from our website.

Frozen tops 2015 Calendar Chart!

Frozen Disney Square Calendar 2015 tops Calendar Chart

Frozen Disney Square Calendar 2015 tops Calendar Chart

The eagerly anticipated annual Calendar chart is finally here and this year sees a new Number One!

Going straight to No 1 is Disney’s Frozen! Making its calendar debut this year, the hit movie has pushed One Direction (the last three years No 1) off the top spot and into second place!

Popular game Minecraft has actually moved up since last year, going from 6 to third place!  5 Seconds of Summer debuts at number 4 and have become the hottest selling Aussie band for years! They’ve even outsold British pop band The Vamps, who also make their debut at number 8!

Those loveable minions from Despicable Me makes it debut and enters this year’s chart at Number 7. Cliff makes his 30th top ten Calendar chart entry and Michelle Keegan storms into the top ten with her Calendar debut at Number 10! This puts her ahead of regular chart entries Kelly Brook (No 11) & Cheryl (No 15)

The hottest man to make his debut and enter the Cal top 20 is Benedict Cumberbatch at Number 18, putting him above cheeky chappy Robbie Williams at 19!

Also making the top 50 are Kylie, Beyonce, Pink, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Little Mix and the Saturdays. The next best boys are Olly Murrs, Gary Barlow, Ed Sheeran, Michael Buble, Peter Andre and the lovely Paul Hollywood, who also makes his Calendar debut this year!

Plus this year sees Justin Bieber (was No 13), Olly Murs (was No 15), Union J ( was No 17), Top Gear (was No 9) and Big Bank Theory (was No 7) all leave the top 20 list!

CHART TOP TWENTY

  1. Frozen (new entry)
  2. One Direction
  3. Minecraft
  4. 5 Seconds of Summer (new entry)
  5. Liverpool
  6. Manchester United
  7. Despicable Me (new entry)
  8. The Vamps (new entry)
  9. Cliff
  10. Michelle Keegan (new entry)
  11. Kelly Brook
  12. Chelsea
  13. Arsenal
  14. Marvel
  15. Cheryl
  16. Dr Who
  17. Mrs Browns Boys
  18. Benedict Cumberbatch (new entry)
  19. Robbie Williams
  20. Great British Bake Off (new entry)

Danilo Q & A with Michelle Keegan

2014 has been a busy year for the lovely Michelle Keegan, and in particular, we’re delighted that this year marks her first ever Official Calendar!

We caught up with Michelle and she very kindly answered our questions:

Q:So Michelle, what is your favourite calendar date in your year and is there a date in 2015 you are looking forward too?

A:My favourite calendar date in the year is Christmas day – I start looking forward to it around the beginning of September and start getting the decorations out VERY early December. The date I am looking forward to most in 2015 is my wedding but i cant tell you when it is, sorry!

Q: Which month’s picture in your Calendar is your favourite?

A: Its SO hard to pick one month. I really do love them all, its one of my favourite all time shoots! If I had to pick I would say January as its got a JLo vibe to it, or May. May started as an extra shot, we didn’t actually have this look in the mood board, but when we looked through all the shots, we decided it had to be in there.

Q: Which Calendar will you have on your wall in 2015?

A: I will definitely have a Mark Wright calendar on my wall, mainly because we live together and he has got a few copies in his possession ha!

Q: Which film role are you currently filming?

A: I’m currently filming a Red Productions 6 part drama for the BBC called Ordinary Lies. It has a brilliant cast such as Mackenzie Crook, Jason Manford, Sally Lindsay and Jo Joyner and Max Beesley and I’m honoured to be part of it. I think it will be onscreen late Spring 2015.

Q: Dec 31st is a big diary date for everyone, where will you be and who with?

A: I have no idea where I will be yet, but I imagine I will be with Mark and some friends!

Q: You have made your calendar debut, do you have another planned for 2016?

A: Maybe! I’m thinking about it, depends on getting the right location, team and time to be able to shoot it.

Q: Is Mark your favourite to win Strictly? Can you ballroom dance and is he teaching you? 

A: Yes of course he is! He has been training so hard and I’m very proud of him. I can’t dance very well at all, so maybe he will teach me a few moves yeah!

Michelle Keegan 2015 Calendar

Michelle Keegan 2015 Calendar

If you still haven’t ordered Michelle’s stunning new 2015 Calendar, then you can get your copy now at HMV, Clintons and Calendar Club and direct from us the Publishers at http://bit.ly/MichelleCal15  with FREE UK delivery. Worldwide delivery is also available from our website.