Cartoon Network UK Weetabuddies 2017 Competition Winners Announced
Today (01/09/2017), Cartoon Network UK and Weetabix has announced the winners of their Weetabuddies create a character competition. Weetabix’s Weetabuddies sponsorship campaign encourages kids not only to eat a healthy and balanced breakfast but to also to get creative by making characters out of the popular wheat breakfast cereal using various toppings such as fruit and nuts.
The UK-wide competition had over 4,300 entries, and two lucky grand prize winners were handpicked by Cartoon Network UK and Weetabix. Winners, five-year-old Luca from Walthamstow and Emily from Leicester were brought to a recording studio in London to direct voiceover artists for sponsorship spots on the Cartoon Network UK television channel featuring their winning Weetabuddies character creations.
Luca’s Weetabuddy, named Joey has a Welsh accent and was made with kiwis, strawberries, blueberries and nut toppings. Emily’s Weetabuddy creation, Weetabelle the Fairy has a Leeds accent and was made of blueberries, strawberries, bananas and kiwis. From today, Cartoon Network UK are now airing Weetabix sponsorship spots featuring the winners’ characters during primetime breakfast schedule slots before school. The renewed Weetabix Weetabuddies campaign will run throughout September and November on Cartoon Network UK.
Follow the link below for more information about the Weetabuddies campaign and competition:
For more information about Weetabuddies, visit the Weetabuddies microsite on the Cartoon Network UK website (http://weetabuddies.cartoonnetwork.co.uk), there’s character bios of various character creations in the “Meet the Weetabuddies” section, games and there’s also a competition to win an iPad and Weetabuddies soft toys.
From The Turner UK Press Release: Lights, Camera, Breakfast! Two lucky kids have their dreams come true thanks to Cartoon Network and Weetabix
Starting today, 5-year-old Luca P. from Walthamstow and 10-year-old Emily P. from Leicester will see their Weetabix breakfast creations brought to life on-air in starring roles on Cartoon Network.
The grand prize win comes as part of a UK-wide competition run by Cartoon Network and Weetabix to celebrate their newly renewed Weetabuddies campaign, which inspires kids to get creative and enjoy a healthy breakfast. To enter, kids were asked to upload a photo of their Weetabuddy creation, with the most creative being selected by Cartoon Network and Weetabix to star in TV spots.
With over 4,300 competition entries, Both Luca P. and Emily P. were handpicked by Cartoon Network and Weetabix and brought to a London recording studio to direct voiceover artists for their Weetabuddies characters.
Luca’s Weetabuddy, called “Joey” has a Welsh accent and was made from a mixture of kiwis, strawberries, blueberries and nuts. While Emily’s Weetabuddy creation, “Weetabelle the Fairy” has a Leeds accent and was made of blueberries, strawberries, bananas and kiwis. Both nutritious creations will go live on-air today in TV spots for all the UK to see.
This year’s partnership sees Weetabix continue its successful sponsorship of Breakfasts on Cartoon Network. Furthermore, Weetabuddies sponsorship will feature in peak breakfast time slots on Cartoon Network throughout September and November, encouraging families to get creative and enjoy a fun and nutritious breakfast.
Kids and their families can find out more, “Meet the Weetabuddies”, play exclusive Weetabuddy-themed mini-games and enter competitions for a chance to win some very cool prizes by visiting: http://weetabuddies.cartoonnetwork.co.uk