In honor of Secret of the Wings, which debuts on 3D Blu-ray on October 23, Disney Parks has officially confirmed it will be introducing Tinker Bell’s new wintery friend, Periwinkle, as a meet & greet character at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom theme parks. No specific date has been given other than her appearances will begin in October.
The Walt Disney Studios unveils an all-new, original full-length CG-animated feature film, Secret of the Wings, starring Tinker Bell, one of Disney’s most beloved and iconic characters, along with her fairy friends (Fawn, Iridessa, Rosetta, Silvermist and Vidia) and introducing a sparkling new winter fairy, Periwinkle. Debuting on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Digital on October 23, 2012, the film marks the first time ever Tinker Bell will fly on Disney Blu-ray 3D (now available for pre-order).
Disney Channel has shared with us this sneak peek of the music video for ‘Dig Down Deeper’ by ‘Shake It Up’ star Zendaya.
The theme song to the upcoming Pixie Hollow special, ‘Pixie Hollow Games,’ ‘Dig Down Deeper’ recently made its premiere on the Radio Disney Top 30 Countdown and will be available for purchase on iTunes as a single beginning on November 8. The music video, from which you can see stills and clip below, will premiere on Disney Channel on November 5.
“Pixie Hollow Games,” a new animated special featuring the voices of Disney Channel stars Brenda Song (“The Suite Life on Deck”), Jason Dolley (“Good Luck Charlie”), Tiffany Thornton (“So Random!”) and Zendaya (“Shake It Up”) will premiere Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 pm ET/PT on Disney Channel. Part of the hugely successful Disney Fairies franchise, the adventure-filled story follows spirited newcomer Chloe as she, along with Tinker Bell and the fairies, and sparrow men of Pixie Hollow, gather for the legendary Pixie Hollow Games, a tournament-style sporting event where Chloe is determined to inspire her trailing team to believe in themselves and bring home the championship.
Via its official Facebook page, runDisney has shared a photo of the medal for the inaugural ‘Tinker Bell Half Marathon’ taking place at the Disneyland Resort January 27 – 29, 2012. The medal prominently features Tinker Bell who doubles as a spinner feature.
With the inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, Disneyland Resort will be hosting two of runDisney’s five signature events. Disneyland currently hosts the Disneyland Half Marathon during Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2-4 in 2011). In all, more than 10,000 runners are expected to participate in the inaugural Tinker Bell event, making it one of the nation’s largest endurance races geared toward women.
Scheduled to open beginning April 1, we have your first look inside the room for the FASTPASS-enabled Magician Mickey Mouse meet and greet at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Tucked away inside Exposition Hall, Magician Mickey invites fans to meet him ‘backstage’ where he’ll have a few tricks of his own including interactive posters, more than likely in the same vein as the enchanted art found aboard the Disney Dream.
Swarovski.com has announced its first major online sale for 2011 in which many of its pieces have been marked down, in some cases up to 50% off.
The sale includes these adorable Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Robot pendants, both marked down by 30%. Both are rhodium-plated pendants on a ball chain, 27 1/2″ in length and feature moving arms. Mickey Robot (on sale for $168) uses Jet, Siam, Golden Shadow and clear crystals in Pointiage® to replicate the beloved Disney character while Minnie Robot (on sale for $161) uses bright epoxy, bezel-set clear crystals and Fuchsia and Jet crystals in Pointiage® to create a modern and original look.
Earlier today, Tinker Bell was the latest celebrity to receive her very own star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California and stars not only lined the streets, but walked them as well to help Tink celebrate. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has graciously provided us with these photos from the event. Guests included Walt Disney Imagineer and Disney Legend Alice Davis, Mae Whitman (voice of Tinker Bell), Raven Symone (voice of Iridessa), Pamela Adlon (voice of Vidia), Angela Bartys (voice of Fawn), Brad Raymond (director of Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue) and of course the Pixie Hollow fairies themselves.
In a nationwide effort to reduce energy consumption, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and The Advertising Council launched a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) designed to inspire today’s youth and their parents with ways to establish positive energy efficiency practices.
Energy use is on the rise around the world. By 2030, global energy demand is expected to increase 50 percent above 2005 levels, with electricity demand alone in the U.S. projected to rise 29 percent over the same period. Families can help reduce the demand, by using less and becoming more energy efficient. According to a national online survey of tweens ages 8-12 released by the Ad Council, 87 percent say that saving energy is important and 65 percent believe that saving energy on a daily basis is not hard.
Courtesy of our friends at Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, we are pleased to bring you this exciting opportunity in one of our readers will win a Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue gift pack featuring: (1) Copy of Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue on Disney Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack; (2) Pairs of Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue fairy wings (colors chosen at random); and (1) Do-It-Yourself Fairy House (shown assembled). In addition, one grand prize winner will win all of the above PLUS: (1) Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue picnic blanket; and (1) Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue doll (character chosen at random).