Press Release: With September 5th on the way, will we be faced with a nation of moustaches?

Be it the handlebar, horseshoe, pencil, toothbrush or walrus everybody is going moustache crazy to celebrate what would have been the legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury’s 65th Birthday. London’s Savoy Hotel is readying itself for an army of moustached Freddie’s descending on it to party in true Freddie style on Monday 5th September.

A whole host of high profile names have taken Freddie’s lead and are sporting a tache, be it real or fake! BBC 6 Music DJ Shaun Keaveny is growing a moustache, he has christened the ‘Bulsara’ (in tribute to Freddie’s birth name), that Freddie himself would have been proud of. Justin Lee Collins has taken the fast track and has simply stuck one on! A tactic that has been adopted by a number of people, including the mechanics of the Red Bull Formula One Team.

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The birthday event at The Savoy will act as a key focal point in the worldwide campaign ‘Freddie For A Day’, which launched last year through the global Queen fan base. Started by a handful of fans who decided it would be fun to dress as Freddie for a day and coerce sponsorship from family and friends for doing so, donating whatever they would raise to the MPT, no one could have imagined the extraordinary response which followed. Fans from 24 countries around the world - from Argentina to Ukraine, jumped on the idea to join in. 

On the night guests will be given the opportunity to invest in some of the most prized Freddie Mercury and Queen memorabilia, including a Freddie customised Lotus Evora “S” sports car, a unique Raymond Weil jeweled time piece, an acoustic guitar from the 1992 Freddie Tribute Concert, signed by David Bowie, George Michael and many many more. The auction is not only limited to people at the event, people can bid at home for their piece of Freddie past and present at

Bidding in this auction will help many others look forward to a richer future through the work of the Mercury Phoenix Trust, fighting HIV AIDS worldwide.  All proceeds from this auction will go directly to supporting care projects across the world.  

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