Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls’ Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls' Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls’ Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa is teaming up with charity organisation – Save The Children to launch The Powerpuff Girls Awards, which aims to empower, inspire and celebrate the achievements of young girls from all across Africa. The Powerpuff Girls Awards are aimed at girls aged between 4 and 14 and will recognise those with “superhero skills” – those who have great ideas that can change and help the world.

The awards are split into three different categories and each category is represented by the inner power and special ability of a Powerpuff Girl – Blossom, Bubbles or Buttercup. Categories include Science and Tech Inventor, Social Helper and Artistic Creator categories. To promote the awards Cartoon Network and Save the Children will be visiting schools across South Africa and Kenya.

The Buttercup Award celebrates excellence in science and technology and will be awarded to a young girl who has produced an invention or a groundbreaking idea. The Bubbles Award will be awarded to a girl who produces an imaginative and creative art piece that represents girl power. The Blossom Award will be given to an awards entrant that is intelligent, is always positive and has a strong moral compass, the entrant must of already made a remarkable difference for the greater good, is an inspiration to others and wants to develop their ideas further.

The Powerpuff Girls Awards will be accepting entries from Wednesday 15th August until Monday 15th October, rules for each category and general entry terms and conditions can be found on DStv’s website (http://www.dstv.com/ppgawards). The winners will be announced at the end of October and will receive their award at the the PPG Awards Ceremony which will be held Johannesburg in November. Each winner from the three categories will receive $1,500 which will be used to bring their scientific, artistic or socially revolutionary ideas to life with the help of a dedicated mentor. One of the mentors will be singer-songwriter Toya Delazy, known as the voice of Bliss in The Powerpuff Girls in English speaking Africa, Toya will be the awards’ Artistic Creator mentor.

Gugu Ndebele, CEO of Save the Children South Africa made this statement in regards to The Powerpuff Girls Awards:

“Save the Children is a child rights organisation which aims to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats its children. As the African arm of this organisation, we are proud and honoured to partner with Cartoon Network on this event. We cannot think of a better way to inspire change than to partner with an organisation that celebrates young girls and their achievements. We look forward to engaging with the young girls who rock for Africa.”

https://www.rapidtvnews.com/2018080253013/cartoon-network-awards-aim-to-empower-young-girls-in-africa.html

Cartoon Network Poland’s Cartoon Network Classics Special Programming Block From 4th June

Cartoon Network Poland's Cartoon Network Classics Special Programming Block From 4th June

Cartoon Network Poland’s Cartoon Network Classics Special Programming Block From 4th June

From Monday 4th June, Cartoon Network Poland will be airing a special Cartoon Network Classics programming block, the new block will air Cartoon Network’s older shows such as Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken and Courage The Cowardly Dog. The new block will air from Monday to Sunday at 10pm. Cartoon Network Poland will celebrate its 20th Anniversary this September, the channel launched in the country in September 1998, the new classics block marks the start of the 20th anniversary celebrations.

In addition to the new classic block, Cartoon Network Poland will be visiting Atrium-branded shopping centres throughout Poland during this year, at these events, fans will get to meet Dexter, Johnny Bravo and The Powerpuff Girls and there will be various fun activities.

https://fdb.pl/wiadomosci/34769-kultowe-kreskowki-wracaja-do-cartoon-network

Cartoon Network Italy Pop Up Town Temporary Shop Opens In Milan 1st June 2018

Cartoon Network Italy Pop Up Town Temporary Shop Opens In Milan 1st June 2018

Cartoon Network Italy Pop Up Town Temporary Shop Opens In Milan 1st June 2018

Between Friday 1st and Sunday 17th June 2018, Cartoon Network Italy will be running a special event called “Cartoon Network Pop-Up Town” at the Piazza Gae Aulenti in Milan, the special event dedicated to children and families will feature Europe’s first temporary Cartoon Network-themed store. The event coincides with Cartoon Network Italy’s 20th anniversary this June*.

At the event, fans will be able to buy Cartoon Network merchandise, the proceeds will be donated to the charity – Save The Children, an international organisation that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries, which is an appropriate choice of charity because children are Cartoon Network’s core audience.

By purchasing products featuring Cartoon Network’s popular shows such as The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Adventure Time, Uncle Grandpa, We Bare Bears, The Amazing World of Gumball, Steven Universe and Clarence – fans will be supporting Save the Children Italy’s “Illuminiamo il Futuro” (Let’s Illuminate The Future) campaign aimed at combating poverty and offering free educational and training opportunities to children and teenagers who live in conditions of socio-economic hardship in deprived parts of Italy.

The temporary shop will offer exclusive products, limited editions and special collections created in collaboration with brands and artists such as: Sio, an Italian cartoonist and web star, who has created an exclusive capsule collection with illustrations influenced by Steven Universe, Adventure Time and Clarence; Radio Deejay with co-branded merchandising; and the street artists, Mr. Wany, Pao, Laurina Paperina, Mr.Klevra, omino71 and pixel artist The Oluk, who will create artwork inspired by Cartoon Network’s shows which will only be available exclusively at Cartoon Network’s Pop Up Town.

There will be Adult Swim products for older fans, especially for shows such as Rick and Morty. During the course of the event, Piazza Gae Aulenti will host a range of free events, art exhibitions and public meet and greets with celebrities from the world of entertainment, music, street artists, DJs and YouTubers.

Every day and during the event’s opening hours of 10am to 8pm, nail artists will be offering Powerpuff Girls nail art. Also at the event is the Ben 10 Hero Experience, an interactive augmentated reality game which allows fans to use the power of the Omnitrix and transform themselves into various aliens. Also there will be a Powerpuff Yourself print shop, where you can create your own Powerpuff Girls character and print it on a T-shirt. At the event, there will be the opportunity to take photos with the stars of Cartoon Network including The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Gumball and Finn and Jake from Adventure Time.

* The channel originally launched as a combined Italian, French and Spanish service in June 1998 before being fully localised, with France and Spain spinning off and having their own version of Cartoon Network as well, before then and from January 1996, Italian was available as a soundtrack on the pan-European version of Cartoon Network, a 24-hour service became available in October 1997.

http://www.mentelocale.it/milano/eventi/82985-cartoon-network-pop-up-town-temporary-shop-eventi-bambini.htm

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