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  1. The Harold Boot Co can be traced back to the 1400's in Leicestershire England where Ian Harold's ancestors were bespoke boot makers.At the beginning of the 1700'S the family employed over 40 hand shoemakers making quality boots and shoes of the time. At the start of the industrial revolution the family started a very modern factory for its time. The factory prospered and the family business continued to grow.
  2. The term "Eurovision Week" is used to refer to the week during which the Contest takes place.[39] As it is a live show, the Eurovision Song Contest requires the performers to have perfected their acts in rehearsals in order for the big night to run smoothly. In addition to rehearsals in their home countries, every participant is given the opportunity to rehearse on the stage in the Eurovision auditorium. These rehearsals are held during the course of several days before the Saturday show, and consequently the delegations arrive in the host city many days before the event. This means, in turn, journalists and fans are also present during the preceding days, and the events of Eurovision last a lot longer than a few hours of television.[citation needed] A number of officially accredited hotels are selected for the delegations to stay in, and shuttle-bus services are used to transport the performers and accompanying people to and from the Contest venue.
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