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Pororo, A Korean Popular Star in Animated Show Makes Its Debut in Taiwan

Pororo, A Korean Popular Star in Animated Show Makes Its Debut in Taiwan
News 2017/11/19
Date 2017/11/24 - 2018/01/01
Organizer Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government
Press Release by the Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government November 19, 2017

Pororo, A Korean Popular Star in Animated Show Makes Its Debut in Taiwan
New Banqiao Central Cartoon Lantern Area-- Pororo Family will join your journey to New Taipei City Merry Christmasland
First-Time-Ever "Dancing Christmas Lights" at Banqiao Station Front Square will be Grandly Displayed on November 25
The First Series Activity after the Opening of Christmasland "Fun Fair Children Carnival" Will be Held on November 25 and November 26

[New Taipei City] The anticipating "2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland" will be grandly open to public on November 24 (Friday)! This year, besides "the nation's largest 3D Light sculpture projection", the coverage of Christmasland will be extended to create the first-time-ever three major lantern areas: "City Plaza Fantasy Lantern Area", "Station Front Square Sparkling Lantern Area" and "New Banqiao Central Cartoon Lantern Area". The general public and foreign friends will be brought a Christmas vacation filled with surprises and romance!
New Banqiao Central Cartoon Lantern Area- Pororo Family Get Together in the "Pororo Christmas Forest" for Christmas Celebration

Children's favorite Pororo is a main character in Korean animated show, "Pororo the Little Penguin". Born in 2003, Pororo has stirred a whirl in children's circle, and the show has been played in over 120 countries including France, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan! Born in Korea, with his great popularity, even the sitting Korean President was invited to join the 10th Anniversary of Pororo animated show! This year, it's great honor for the first time ever to invite children's "President Po" and his good friends to New Taipei City Merry Christmasland in Taiwan. "Pororo and Good Friend's Pororo Christmas Forest" displayed in New Banqiao Central Park will make the park transformed into a merry Christmas winter wonderland. All adults and children are welcome to join Pororo and feel the snowy landscape appearing an arctic atmosphere. Whoever wants to get closer look at popular international super star, the chance is only at New Taipei City Merry Christmasland!
Eight Main Themed Decorative Lighting Invites Adults and Children to Enter Pororo's World of Snowyland
This year, at the New Banqiao Central Cartoon Lantern Area of New Taipei City Merry Christmasland, it's a debut display of Pororo FRP (Fiber-reinforced plastic) freight-shipped to Taiwan with eight main themed decorative lightings designed by Taiwan and exclusively produced by Korea. The design concept and visual image of each decorative lighting are originated from authentic Pororo animated show. At the entrance, "Pororo and good friend's Pororo Christmas Forest" and "Pororo Boulevard", adults and children will be led to know Pororo and his good friends! Next, after following Pororo to participate the "Sled Race", people can jointly go to "Pororo's house of Christmas Celebration" and enjoy a happy Christmas holiday. At last, go to the "Pororo's Snow Field" and have a snowball fight, jointly stand onto "Christmas Rock Stage" to sing Christmas melodies loudly with enthusiasm. A lot of funs and photo-shooting scenes are at 2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland!
And, people should never miss Pororo and his good friend- Ruby and Tayo, who will randomly show up and join adults and children to spend a wonderful Christmas at the venues during the 39-day activity of 2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland. No matter whether it’s at "City Plaza Fantasy Lantern Area", "Station Front Sparkling Lantern Area" or "New Banqiao Central Cartoon Lantern Area", everyone has an opportunity to meet Pororo! Whenever children coming to 2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland should never forget to have their eyes wide open in searching for Pororo and his good friends!
In addition, at the Front Station Square, there is a stage designed in the theme of super lovely main character of Christmasland "Santa Bear" whose really charming and eye-catching look is expected to attract many "Santa fans" to check-in with taking group photos. Every weekend and holiday, there will be many performances showing on the Santa Bear stage. People are welcome to the Station Front Square and take their photos with Santa Bear!
First-Time-Ever Dancing Christmas Lights" at Station Front Square Will be Grandly Displayed on November 25
In order to expand the prosperous atmosphere and overall sense of Christmasland, for the first time, New Taipei City Government has extended the Christmasland Lantern Area to the Banqiao Station Front Square and created a brand-new light show, "Dancing Christmas Lights", which will make its debut on November 25. On the same day, the limited-edition white snowflakes will fall off from the sky, the chance will never come again once it's missed! (The display of Dancing Christmas Light will start from November 25, every day between 17:45 to 21:45 with an interval of 30 minutes, and each display lasts for 3 minutes.)
Children's Happy Hour! Super Popular Characters in Cartoon Animated Shows will Get Together at the "Fun Fair Children Carnival"
New Taipei City Christmasland will be open to public on November 24, and the first series activity is scheduled on the first weekend, the anticipating Fun Fair Children Carnival". On the current day, besides the super lovely spokespersons of New Taipei City Christmasland- Santa Bear and Square-Headed Bear, a lot of lovely cartoon dolls, Pororo, Cheburashka, Krokodil Gena, Poli, Chibi Maruko Chan and Hanawa, will bring great programs, including meeting fair, story-telling, Christmas Theater and Fun Fair Dancing Show! "Fun Fair Children Carnival" is held on November 25 and 26 between 2 pm to 8 pm at the Banqiao Station Front Square. Whoever wears the clothes in red and white the same as Christmas colors can redeem a small fine gift at the service desk of "2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland" at Front Station Square! (Per person per redemption, only limited quantity is available.)

For more relevant information about "2017 New Taipei City Merry Christmasland", please go to New Taipei City Tourism Website, or join New Taipei Tours Facebook fan page, or activity official website for enquiries.
New Taipei City Tourism Website: http://tour.ntpc.gov.tw

New Taipei Tours Facebook fan page: http://www.facebook.com/ntctour

"2017 New Taipei City Christmasland" official website: http://2017christmasland.ntpc.gov.tw/