WonderWorld Entertainment LLC, creator of the award-winning children’s television series “Ribert & Robert’s WonderWorld,”has announced a call for nominees for the first worldwide talent contest for kids – The Golden Ribby Awards.
The Golden Ribby Awards are a quarterly opportunity for talented kids across the country to showcase their gifts in music, comedy, dance, art, science, sports and more. With help from their parents, kids are invited to make a video or take a digital picture highlighting their talents and upload it at WonderWorld TV.com. A full list of categories can be found at WonderWorldTV.com.
Finalists are eligible to receive prizes from 11 categories to win a Golden Ribby Mini and a $100 gift card, a Silver Ribby Mini and a $50 gift card or a Bronze Ribby Mini and a $25 gift card. Winners from each quarter will advance on to the voting of the annual grand prize. The grand prize will be awarded late in 2009 and the recipient will receive $10,000.
The submission deadline for round one is March 31, 2009. Round one winners will be announced on April 18, 2009. The second round of competition will also start on this date. For contest rules and more information on the 2009 Golden Ribby Awards please visit WonderWorldTV.com.
“I started our company with the mission of inspiring children and encouraging their talents and creativity. The Golden Ribby Awards are an opportunity for children to showcase their unique talents,” said Mike DeVitto, Founder of WonderWorld Entertainment. “We’re excited to begin our search for the most talented kids on the planet!”
WonderWorldTV.com not only hosts the Golden Ribby Awards, but it also marks WonderWorld Entertainment’s transformation into a multimedia company. Episodes of “Ribert & Robert’s WonderWorld” will continue to air on television stations around the world, while also becoming available for viewing on WonderWorldTV.com. Additionally, original educational content being created by WonderWorld Entertainment, in a short video format featuring experts from a wide variety of areas, will be available for viewing on the site.