Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2011
Several dozen children performed for visitors and guests of “The Way to Happiness & Cri Cri Club" festival featuring characters created by Francisco Gabilondo Soler in 1934 which have come to be known across Latin America and the United States.
The festival was hosted and emceed by Francisco Sanz Polo, 1st Grandson of the creator of “Cri-Cri” (Francisco Gabilondo Soler). Children were introduced the original cartoons of the “Cri-Cri” character to the children in attendance which was followed by live enactment of more than a dozen acts from the “Cri-Cri” musicals performed by children between the ages of 6 and 12.
Several months ago the “The Way to Happiness & Cri-Cri” Club was established and children have performed at different schools, churches and community groups in the Los Angeles area. “The Way to Happiness & Cri-Cri” Club meet Monday’s & Tuesdays between 2-4pm at 4810 Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Providing educational value to the club meetings and weekly shows are screenings of PSAs and film from “The Way to Happiness” booklet, a common sense guide to better living containing 21 precepts. “Love and Help Children,” “Be Industrious” and “Try to Treat Others as You Would Want Them to Treat You.” After the event children were treated to their photographs with the “Cri Cri” character and they each received their own copy of “The Way to Happiness” booklet presented by "Cri Cri."
“This is one of dozen recent successful performances that promote our traditional values through the songs of “Cri-Cri.” These values were also written by L. Ron Hubbard in his common sense guide for better living – The Way to Happiness,” stated Francisco Sanz Polo – 1st Grandson of the creator of “Cri-Cri.”
About "Cri-Cri": Cri-Cri is a fictional character, an anthropomorphic cricket, created by Francisco Gabilondo Soler in 1934 while broadcasting his own musical radio show on Mexico’s station XEW. Cri-Cri is known as the “grillito cantor” or “the singing cricket.” He is a character created by Francisco Gabilondo Soler in his childhood and has been described as a similar following among South American countries that Disney does for children in the United States.
About “The Way to Happiness”: The first moral code based wholly on common sense, originally published in 1981, its purpose is to help arrest the current moral decline in society and restore integrity and trust to humankind. “The Way to Happiness” (http://www.twth.org) further holds a Guinness Record as the world’s single most translated non-religious book in the world. “The Way to Happiness” was written in 1981 by humanitarian L. Ron Hubbard (http://www.lronhubbard.org)