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

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Alesha Dixon Returns To Voice Bliss In The UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Never Been Blissed Special

Bliss, also known as the fourth and original Powerpuff Girl is back in a brand new special 22-minute episode coming to Cartoon Network UK this Friday (22nd June) at 8pm. Britain’s Got Talent judge – Alesha Dixon has returned to voice Bliss once again for the UK variant of the Never Been Blissed special. Just like Alesha in the UK, many guest celebrities voice actresses have returned to voice Bliss, including Wengie in Australia, Claudia Tagbo in France, Toya Delazy in South Africa and also Olivia Olson in the original U.S. dub.

Bliss is the older sister of Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup and unlike her younger sisters, she was created using Chemical W instead of Chemical X during Professor Utonium’s ongoing experiments to create the perfect little girl. Bliss has returned from outer space, which was where she went at the end of the Power of Four special, she has returned to track down a deadly parasitic alien on the loose in Townsville called “The Sporde”, it’s up to The Powerpuff Girls to stop it before the big school dance and before it turns Bliss’s new crush – Logan into a terrifying monster.

From The Turner UK Press Release: Bliss is Back! Alesha Dixon returns to Cartoon Network UK for The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed Special

The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed 22-minute special premieres Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

The long-lost fourth Powerpuff Girl is back and stronger than ever on Cartoon Network this summer! Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon returns as the voice of Bliss in the The Powerpuff Girls special: Never Been Blissed. Bliss is the teenage sister to Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, who has returned from outer space to help her superhero sisters hunt down a deadly alien on the loose in Townsville. The Powerpuff Girls special: Never Been Blissed featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

Commenting on her role as Bliss, Alesha Dixon said:

Alesha Dixon’s character, Bliss first made an epic entrance onto the screens last October and now she’s back for a special 22-minute episode, The Powerpuff Girls: Never Been Blissed. The episode sees Bliss and her sisters track down a deadly alien called ‘The Sporde’. With this parasitic alien on the loose, it’s up to Bliss, Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup to stop it before the big school dance, and before it turns Bliss’ new crush Logan into a deadly monster.

The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle as co-executive producer.
The Powerpuff Girls: Never been Blissed special featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Friday 22nd June at 8pm on Cartoon Network.

http://powerpuffgirls.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Alesha Dixon Voices Fourth Powerpuff Girl In UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Power Of Four Special

Alesha Dixon Voices Fourth Powerpuff Girl In UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Power Of Four Special

Alesha Dixon Voices Fourth Powerpuff Girl In UK Version Of The Powerpuff Girls Power Of Four Special

Today (27/10/2017) at the opening day of MCM Comic Con in London, Cartoon Network UK has announced the guest voice actress that will be voicing the fourth Powerpuff Girl – Bliss in the five-part Power Of Four special this Sunday (29th October) at 3.30pm only on Cartoon Network in the UK. Britain’s Got Talent judge – Alesha Dixon will be voicing the character in the UK and Ireland version of the special. A total of fifteen voice actresses in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Europe) region and Australia have voiced the new character.

In The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four special, the long-lost older sister of The Powerpuff Girls – Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup returns to Townsville to learn the true strength of her powers and to be reunited as a family again. She was created by Professor Utonium years before The Powerpuff Girls came into existence in an on-going experiment to create the perfect little girl, but Bliss was far too powerful for own good and went away. Bliss soon finds out that she has three younger sisters that shares the same personality traits as her and she’s also made of sugar, spice and everything nice, but there’s only one slight difference that separates her from her sisters. Finally united as a team, Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup and Bliss will work together and save the day before bedtime.

Alesha Dixon was also the special guest at the opening of the Powerpuff Girls pop-up emporium in London in June this year, before her role as judge on Britain’s Got Talent, she was also a singer in the R&B/garage music girl group – Mis-Teeq and was a judge on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Alesha Dixon also appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain programme this morning (27/10/2017) to announce her voice acting role as the voice of the fourth Powerpuff Girl:

Video introducing Alesha Dixon as the voice of Bliss:

As mentioned, fifteen people has voiced Bliss for the Power Of Four special in the EMEA (and Australia) region, Olivia Olson (better known as the voice of Marceline in Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time) voiced the character in the original U.S. version, below is a list of some of the known voices so far.

UK: Alesha Dixon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMpU74s0ORw
France: Claudia Tagbo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CovRLx1c2Wk
Poland: Patricia Kazadi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDVSbNCDLf0
Italy: Roshelle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAlSBJj3Vuo
Arab World: Nancy Ajram https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rR534Aa1lM
Portugal: Ana Sofía Martins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvjrfbBp8yw
English Speaking Africa: Toya Delazy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bc-SoRfM8x4
Australia: Wengie (Wendy Ayche) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkmiq9G_sKA

Promo for The Powerpuff Girls: Power Of Four special as seen on the Cartoon Network UK television channel:

After the five-part Power Of Four special, there will be a brand new Powerpuff Girls Halloween special – The Squashening at 4.45pm on Cartoon Network UK.

From The Turner UK Press Release: Alesha Dixon Joins Forces with Cartoon Network UK for “The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four”: Cartoon Network’s five-part special premieres Sunday 29th October at 3.30pm on Cartoon Network.

There’s a new Powerpuff Girl in town, and she’s got the POWER! Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon will voice Bliss, the fourth Powerpuff Girl for Cartoon Network UK in the five-part special event, The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four. Bliss is the long-lost teenage sister to Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, who has returned to Townsville to learn the true strength of her incredible powers. The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Sunday 29th October at 3:30pm on Cartoon Network.

Commenting on her role as Bliss, Alesha Dixon said: I’m so excited to be voicing the all-new fourth Powerpuff Girl who makes an epic entrance into The Powerpuff Girls series on Cartoon Network. We need more kick-ass equality on-screen and The Powerpuff Girls were the original ambassadors of girl power for me. My character Bliss is the older sister to the Powerpuff Girls who struggles to control her superhero strength. I think Bliss and I have a lot of similarities, and I can’t wait for the audience to get to know her.”

The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four is a five-part special. Long before he created Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup, Professor Utonium created a little girl named Bliss who embodied all of the same traits: she was smart, sweet and incredibly powerful. After a mysterious disappearance, she hasn’t been seen by anyone for years. Now, as a teenager, Bliss has returned to discover she has three incredible superhero sisters! Stronger together and reunited as a family at last, the four Powerpuff Girls work together and use their powers to save the day—before bedtime.
The Powerpuff Girls is produced by Cartoon Network Studios, with Nick Jennings serving as executive producer and Bob Boyle as co-executive producer.

The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four featuring Alesha Dixon premieres on Sunday 29th October at 3.30pm on Cartoon Network.

http://powerpuffgirls.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/