**The Number One Children's Entertainment Group on Tour to Support New CD & DVD -
Apples and Bananas - a New Season on Treehouse and Continued Partnership with Corus Feeds Kids **
Tickets On Sale June 20th
TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - After years of captivating children from around the globe, the number one children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are bringing their "colorful song-and-dance show" (Toronto Star) back to Canadian audiences this Fall in support of their new CD and DVD, Apples and Bananas (available August 26th), as well as a new season of their hit television show airing on Treehouse.
When The Wiggles reach Toronto on September 13 and 14, they will be the very special headline act at the inaugural Treehouse 'Big Day Out'. This two-day festival is an exciting concert experience for kids and families taking place at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on Toronto's waterfront. The event, hosted by Canada's #1 preschool channel, Treehouse, will feature two seatings each day - from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Along with The Wiggles, Max & Ruby will take part in the stage shows, with more favorite Treehouse characters to be announced later this summer. Additionally, the festival will host fun all-day family-friendly activities including face painting, toy and craft play areas, character meet and greets and more. Tickets will be available on June 20 at 10 a.m. Visit www.treehousebigdayout.com for more information on the festival.
Always of charitable spirit, The Wiggles are proud to continue their partnership with Corus Feeds Kids for all Canadian tour dates. Corus Feeds Kids is Corus Entertainment's national philanthropic initiative that focuses on nourishing children's bodies and minds by providing proper nourishment needed for healthy development and long term success.
Don't miss your chance to see the "forever-young" (Detroit Free Press) quartet enchant legions of fans with a Wiggly dose of singing and dancing designed to educate and inspire healthy choices in children. For a complete list of tour dates please visit www.thewiggles.com.
Children can have even more wiggly fun while they wait for the show by visiting www.WiggleTime.com, The Wiggles' very own virtual world created specifically for preschoolers and their parents. Parents can monitor their child's progress and have access to premium promotional offers, contests, merchandise discounts and presale Wiggles tickets! You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/TheWiggles or become a fan of the group's official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.
About The Wiggles
After more than 24 years of performing, The Wiggles are the world's #1 Children's entertainment group. With 7 million albums, 23 million DVDs and 8 million books sold, The Wiggles have performed to millions of fans across the globe. Since releasing their self-titled album in 1991 the group has wiggled its way to worldwide fame. More than 50 CD and DVD releases later, they have earned 17 x gold, 12 x platinum, 3 x double-platinum, 10 x multi-platinum awards for their music and DVD sales and winning 11 x ARIA Awards (Australian Recording Industry Association) for Best Children's Album (making ARIA history as the most awarded ARIA winner in the one category.) North American fans can catch The Wiggles daily on Sprout in the U.S and Treehouse in Canada. You can also follow the gang on Twitter via Twitter.com/TheWiggles or become a fan of their official Facebook page Facebook.com/TheWiggles.
A new Wiggles era has begun and wiggly history is being made!
Treehouse is the #1 preschool channel in Canada. The commercial-free channel offers fun and imaginative programming for preschoolers and their parents. Delivering a strong balance of entertaining, parent-trusted properties, Treehouse delivers high-quality children's programming from Canada and around the world. Parents and kids can access Treehouse properties online as well as On Demand and On Mobile TV. Treehouse is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. For more information on Treehouse Big Day Out, please contact: Kate Calder at 416-479-6319/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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