NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 12, 2018
GoNoodle, a leading media technology company that develops and distributes movement and mindfulness content for kids, today announced a partnership with the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters. The organizations are collaborating on new video content and exciting live appearances with talent from GoNoodle and the Harlem Globetrotters. The first video developed as part of the partnership is available today on GoNoodle at http://www.gonoodle.com and on GoNoodle apps for ios, Android and Apple TV.
GoNoodle and the Harlem Globetrotters will co-develop two videos, both featuring GoNoodle talent, Moose Tube, and Globetrotter Stars Firefly, Hot Shot, Moose, Scooter and Torch. These videos, with original songs, will get kids moving and excited about basketball while also providing opportunities for social, emotional, and academic learning.
The partnership also includes live performances at schools and during select Globetrotter events. School visits will start the week of October 15th in New York City with GoNoodle and Globetrotter talent playing the first video, “Show Us What You’ve Got,” along with students. GoNoodle followers on social media can enter to win a visit to their school through a contest that will run from October 15th through October 21st. GoNoodle talent will also join the Globetrotters for four live performances during the team’s Fan Powered World Tour. Blazer Fresh will take the floor to perform some of their popular songs during shows at Madison Square Garden on November 23rd; Barclays Center on November 25th as well as the SAP Center at San Jose on January 20th and January 21st in 2019.
“The Harlem Globetrotters is a legendary organization that has brought joy and fun through basketball to millions of fans around the world,” shared KC Estenson, CEO of GoNoodle. “I couldn’t think of a better partnership that puts kids at the center and shines a light on the importance of community and sportsmanship.”
“We are excited to announce this new partnership with GoNoodle, a company that shares our goal to encourage today’s youth to pursue health, wellness and active lifestyles through sports and particularly basketball,” said Howard Smith, president of Harlem Globetrotters International.
GoNoodle gets kids moving to be their smartest, strongest, bravest, silliest, bestest selves. GoNoodle’s 100s of short interactive videos and games get kids moving throughout the day, keeping them energized and focused, while introducing curricular topics, practicing mindfulness or just getting the wiggles out. It is one of the fastest adopted tech resources and is proven to deliver measurable gains in academic performance and student health. Over 14 million kids move to GoNoodle each month. It is used in 4 out of 5 U.S. public elementary schools in all 50 states and worldwide in 185 countries. 2 million families play GoNoodle at home, turning screen time into active time, through gonoodle.com, apps for iPhone, Android and Apple TV and through the GoNoodle YouTube channel. Learn more at http://www.gonoodle.com
About The Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 92 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 123 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann’s ® Donuts, Tum-e Yummies and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter @Globies.
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