Media Advisory - Celebrating 10 Years of Dora The Explorer at the CN Tower

TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ -

    WHAT    A fun-filled day at the CN Tower to celebrate 10 years of
            Dora, the groundbreaking interactive Nickelodeon preschool
            series - Dora the Explorer.

    Dora the Explorer
    Dora's 10 year adventure (and counting) began in 2000. A groundbreaking
    interactive show, Dora the Explorer was the second Nickelodeon series to
    break down "the fourth wall" and directly address preschool viewers,
    making kids a part of the adventure rather than mere observers. The show
    presented Spanish and preschool educational concepts naturally, in
    context, and as part of the adventure. Kids and parents loved it and it
    continues to be a favourite with preschoolers all over the world.

    The Party
    Celebrate with Dora the Explorer and her Nickelodeon friends at the
    CN Tower with activities, prizes, giveaways, meet and greets, and more.
    The party takes place Thursday, August 5, 2010 from 10am-3pm. Special CN
    Tower admission offer applies: one free child with a paying adult*
    (offer applies to all ticket packages except CityPASS and Premier).

    Corus Entertainment's premium preschool network Treehouse is honouring
    the 10th birthday of the world-wide hit Dora the Explorer with the
    premiere of the hour-long primetime movie Dora's Big Birthday Adventure
    on Sunday, August 15 at 6 p.m. ET, airing day and date with Nickelodeon
    in the U.S.

    Media photo opportunities will include:
       -  11am & 1pm - Meet and Greet and photos with Dora and Diego
       -  12pm & 2pm - Meet and Greet and photos with SpongeBob
          SquarePants(xx) and Ni Hao Kai Lan
       -  10am -3pm - facepainting, the music of the ImBayaKunas,
          Dora activities, giveaways and Kidsummer activities.
       -  10am-12pm - activities and a wild animal visitor presented by
          the Toronto Zoo
       -  10am-3pm - Fans can also check out a special Dora cake made out
          of Mega Bloks and win Mega Bloks Dora prize packs.
       -  40 foot sidewalk chalk drawing of Dora The Explorer - that can be
          seen through the CN Tower's Glass Floor!

    WHERE   CN Tower (rain or shine)

    WHEN    August 5, 2010

             CN Tower information: (416) 868-6937;

    *  Please note: Tickets must be purchased on site on August 5, 2010.
         May not be combined with any other offer. Offer subject to change
         and availability. Offer valid August 5, 2010 only.

    (xx) Costumed characters (C) 2008 Viacom International Inc. All Rights
         Reserved. Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants and all related titles,
         logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
         SpongeBob SquarePants created by Stephen Hillenburg.


For further information: For further information: Media inquiries: Irene Knight, Manager of Public Relations, 416-601-4729,

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