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Mumbai kids ‘Go Active’ with Cartoon Network on-ground event

The channel unveils 8 new character costumes

December 10, 2012:

True to its legacy, Cartoon Network has yet again delivered a fun-filled, entertaining, unique and mammoth on-ground event at the end of the year that has entertained everyone. ‘Cartoon Network’s Go Active, Double Up’ undertaken on December 9, 2012 at Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai was an action-packed event that masked workouts in fun games, prizes and enthralling performances by Ben 10, Tom and Jerry, Oggy and the cockroaches and many more! This year’s event was themed around emphasizing and encouraging physical exercise amongst kids and parents in a fun and engaging manner. Gaming stalls at the event required kids and parents to participate together. Some of the popular and highly entertaining activities were three-legged race, human foosball, tug of war, Zumba etc.  Kids and parents were invited via a School Contact Programme conducted in over a 100 schools in Mumbai attracting over 10,000 enthusiastic people to the event. But that’s not all! Cartoon Network unveiled never before seen costumes of 8 of their most popular characters including Gumball and Darwin from Gumball, Kris and Kanishk from Roll No. 21, Oggy, Joey, Marky and Deedee from Oggy and the Cockroaches. These superstars gave entertaining performances that had kids dancing in their seats! Dhawal Katkar, Director, Marketing & PR, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We understand the influence that our shows and characters have on children and hence, it has always been our aim to engage kids through various innovative and constructive initiatives across platforms. Cartoon Network’s Go Active, Double Up not only engages children but also parents in healthy and outdoor activities. We are thrilled to bring these new character costumes to India and hope kids will be able have fun with their most loved characters.”

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