It’s Spains biggest ever Christmas lottery, with a top prize of 400,000€ for each individual ticket of the winning number, and it’s being drawn today. It’s being called the gordo to end all Gordo’s, with a larger prize pot than ever before. Listen out for the piping calls of the kids from the San Ildelfonso orphanage as they earn their yearly crumb by singing out the winning numbers and the corresponding prizes all morning long, Continue reading Christmas Lottery 2011 drawn today! Check your El Gordo ticket number here!
Here’s the wonderful 2011 advert from the Loteria Nacional urging us to go out and buy a decimo for Christmas. A wonderful blend of Darwinian Christmas scenes mixed in with a bit of Harry Potter magic, it’s got bugger all to do with Spanish nativity traditions, but it’s still the best ad I’ve seen all year. The kids, of course, are supposed to be the ones from San Ildelfonso, Spain’s oldest orphanage, the kids who Continue reading The 2011 Loteria Nacional ad