The contest witnesses over 6 million entries; more than 3 lakh from Karnataka alone
Winners will fly with a plane full of kids and families to the happiest place on earth – Hong Kong Disneyland
BANGALORE- Disney Channel, the number one entertainment destination for kids and families across India has announced two city kids as winners in its one-of-a-kind, record breaking initiative Jet Set Go. The contest witnessed over 6 million entries nationally, which is a first in the industry. Selected from more than 3 lakh entries from Karnataka alone, Bangalore’s Anvi Barjatya and Saumya Agarwal along with 31 other kids and their families will get a magical all-expense paid trip to the ‘happiest place on Earth’– Hong Kong Disneyland on 9th July.
Saumya said, “I am thrilled! To participate and actually win a Disney holiday is a dream come true. I am a huge fan of Disney Channel and I absolutely love Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Princess Cinderella and I just can’t believe that I will now get to meet them in person. I am so glad that Disney Channel gave me this opportunity to fly to Hong Kong Disneyland along with my family. I will go and hug all my favourite characters there”
Said Sameer Agarwal, Saumya’s father, “Saumya is so excited and we are extremely happy since we really wanted both our kids to meet their favourite characters. This initiative is indeed very unique as we fly with 32 other families just like us. My wife and I have been Disney fans ourselves and thanks to Disney Channel, we were really looking forward to our first trip to Disneyland”
“At the heart of what we do at Disney, is our passion for telling the world’s best stories and providing unique opportunities for kids and families to experience the Disney magic first-hand. The record breaking response to the Jet Set Go contest has been exciting and it is great to see so many of our Disney Channel fans enter,” said Vijay Subramaniam, business head, Walt Disney Television International India. “The power of the Disney brand, the extensive reach of our channels, the exciting premise of this campaign and a simple and free entry mechanism have been the key to this success,” he added.
Disney Channel’s Jet Set Go has got kids flying high with entries from all corners of the country including cities like Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Bareilly (U.P.), Surat (Gujarat), Hisar (Harayana), Bhubaneshwar along with Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Lucknow, Jaipur, Pune and Kolkata among others. In celebration of “Jet Set Go”, Disney Channel is also taking to the skies by wrapping a Jet Airways aircraft in Disney’s favorite characters which will be unveiled on the 9th of July in a special ceremony in Mumbai.