News updated on 3/31/2020

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3/13/2020

Tokyo 2020

Jack Daniel’s: an icon

Jack Daniel’s is probably one of the most famous brands of whisky in the world, often considered as America in bottle. The story behind this brand is as intense as the whisky itself.
Probably few know that the inventor of the famous Jack Daniel’s recipe was a slave.
For more than a century, the merits of teaching young Jack Daniel the art of distillation went to the Reverend Dan Call, a Lutheran preacher from Tennessee. However, in 2016 the company revealed (on the occasion of its 150° anniversary) that it had actually not been Call, but its slave, Nearis Green, to have provided its expertise.
Nobody knows what the number 7 on the Jack Daniel’s label means. There have been many hypotheses and legends, but n° 7 still remains a well-guarded secret. Some say that the number represents the seven lovers of Jack Daniel and others say that it’s a reference to the train number 7 that delivers the barrels.
There were only 7 master distillers in the distillery of Jack Daniel’s. During more than 150 years of Jack Daniel’s history, the distillery has known only seven master distillers (who supervised the entire whisky process), starting from Jack Daniel himself from 1866 to 1911. Since 2008, the master distiller is Jeff Arnett.

Jack Daniel’s has become a real synonym of whiskey, if it’s not Jack Daniel’s it’s not whiskey.

3/31/2020

Tokyo 2020

Coronavirus: Olympic Games also postponed

With the coronavirus we are witnessing a total worldwide blockade.
We stay at home, we do not go to work, shops and industries are closed and for the first time in history the Sport par excellence also stops: The Olympic games.
This year they were to take place in Tokyo, Japan but on 24 March the President of the International Olympic Committee officially announced: “Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021”. It really is a historical event and never happened before.
After the postponements of the European football Championship and the GPS, the one of the Olympics was a clear sign that the pandemic has now seriously involved the whole planet.
For sportspeople, all that remains is to wait anxiously for next year, which will be a better year on all fronts.

3/30/2020

Harry Potter

Harry Potter: is there a sequel?

Twelve years after the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows", the last chapter of the saga of the famous wizard, the Scottish writer J.K. Rowling launched the release of four new books.
The 4 books, published in June 2019, explore the origins of magic and the disciplines related to the study to become good magicians. Each of the four titles will examine specific subjects that make up the curriculum of Hogwarts.

After June we all hoped that at least one of these 4 books would be brought on the big screens but this was not the case.
Harry Potter fans have been waiting for 12 years for the return of the wizard and his friends to the cinema.

In 2016, a theatrical work “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" was published, which moved the harrypottians from all over the world, hoping for a film adaptation of the opera. Unfortunately, this idea was immediately refuted with great regret by the whole world.
As the saying goes, "hope is the last to die", and we all hope that soon the release of a new movie starring our Harry will be proclaimed.

3/27/2020

The Queen

Freddie Mercury: a street named after Queen great singer

A Street in the London suburb was covered by a new dazzling light.
On Monday 24 February, 2020, the Street was in fact renamed after the leader of the rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury.
As we know, the singer’s family moved on a permanent basis to Feltham in west London after fleeing the revolution in Zanzibar in 1964. They saw in Feltham a kind of Promised Land.
Local authorities agreed to rename part of Hanworth Road - the address of the headquarters of the World Zoroastrian Organization. Mercury was born a Zoroastrian and practiced the ancient religion as a child.
Growing up in a particularly devoted and conservative family; Freddie Mercury used to take part in religious services with his parents, as a child. The family actually lived a short walk away at 22 Gladstone Avenue. That site was marked with a blue plaque in 2016 in honor of the late frontman of Queen.

However, London is not the first place where a street was named after Freddie. Indeed, two roads named after the leader of Queen have existed for some time now, in Italy. The first one is in a town in Tuscany and the other, dedicated in 2019, in a little town of Emilia Romagna. In this latter in particular, a main connecting road was dedicated to the singer, justified by the mayor of the town with the following words: “Mercury was a great artist and character that, with his innate virtues and weaknesses, has certainly represented an important part of the music of the last century ". The mayor added that the leader of Queen "represents an opening towards the exterior ", towards others and towards the world.
Fully sharing the words of this mayor, we can only continue to be spectators of the legend that continues.

3/25/2020

The Simpson

The Simpsons: a long story of 32 seasons

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening in 1987 for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of working-class life, epitomized by The Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture and society, television, and the human condition..
Their first appearance on the talk show took place on April 19, 1987. From that moment, until 1989, they aired during the advertising interludes of Tracey Ullman Show.
 The Simpsons have quickly become a show of the 20th Century Fox, a great film studio; over the years, in fact, they have won numerous and important television awards.
The Simpsons were also protagonists of a film, released in theaters in 2007, entitled: “The Simpsons Movie
To the delight of all fans on 6 February 2019 Fox has renewed the series for the 31st and 32nd season.
Currently on TV we are watching the 31st, so we can rejoice thinking we have yet another series of brand new episodes to enjoy!

3/21/2020

Assasin Creed

Assasin’s Creed

Assassin's Creed is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ubisoft, presented at E3 2005, the game was first released for PlayStation 3 and then for Xbox 360. It was made available on Microsoft Windows in April 2008.
Assassin's Creed primarily takes place during the Third Crusade in the Holy Land in 1191, with the plot revolving around the Secret Order of Assassins, based upon the Hashshashin sect.
To 2019 the series counts eleven main chapters, each set in a different historical moment.
 The last chapter is Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, presented in 2018. The eleventh chapter of the saga is set in ancient Greece, during the Peloponnesian War; the main protagonist is Kassandra, nephew of the legendary commander Leonida. In Assassin's Creed Odyssey, the naval battles return and for the first time you can choose with which character to start.
Despite the immense success, it seems that ubisoft has taken a break from Assasin’s Creed, in fact they said that for the moment there will not be a new chapter but, as it happened, additional contents have been added on “Odyssey”. The CEO of ubisoft has stated in fact "thanks to the additional content you will have to play for at least two years".

3/20/2020

Formula 1

Formula 1

Formula 1  is the highest class of single-seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
The term "formula" refers to a set of rules to which all participants, machines and pilots, must adapt; they introduce a number of restrictions and specifications in cars in order to avoid excessive technical disparities between cars, to limit their development and to reduce the risk of accidents. The formula has had many changes during its history.
This sport requires a lot of physical and mental effort and hardly leads us to see pilots driving over 40 years, but the first seasons of the World Cup were something different, in fact the average age of the podium of the race in Switzerland in 1950 was 46 years, very far from the average age of this year’s race in Germany: 25 years.
In the story the best rivals in Formula 1 were Michael Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve who fought throughout 1997 until the final act in Jerez, with the famous contact between the Ferrari pilot and the Williams pilot. In that year the two drivers shared the victories, the pole and the podiums, but curiously they never got on the podium together.
Unfortunately in these days news has come of the cancellation of F1 GP Australia, after the positivity of a McLaren mechanic. With the hope that everything will return to normal we are waiting to see the cars of our favorite stables racing as soon as possible.

3/18/2020

Elton John

Elton John does not stop!

Many, after 16 February, at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, Elton John left the stage in tears, claiming to have atypical pneumonia, feared that Elton might interrupt his "farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour.
The official release of the staff of the British singer and pianist reassured the fans: “Elton John was disappointed and deeply angry that he had to terminate the concert early in Auckland last night.
To date, all scheduled shows will continue as scheduled”, we read.
 In fact, the daring singer of "Rocketman" performed both on, February 18 and February 20, again at the Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland and then he will continue his tour farewell to the scenes with stages in Australia, North America, Europe and United Kingdom.
The last “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” concert is scheduled at the O2 in London on December 17, 2020. The tour has been going on since September 2018 and it seems really impossible to stop the British singer.

3/18/2020

Stranger Things

Stranger Things: waiting for season 4

Stranger Things is a TV series born in 2016 that sees the sudden disappearance of a boy and his assiduous search by family and friends for the duration of the first season. They come across clues, a confusing reality and terrifying supernatural powers possessed by Eleven, a girl with a shocking past.
The second season of Stranger Things starts with a general epilogue of all the characters: Mike is struggling with the departure of Eleven, Will continue to deal with the Upside Down, Dustin and Lucas are competing for Maxime, the newcomer. Eleven will be protected by Chief Hopper while Nancy continues to be undecided between Jonathan and Steve.
About season 3 Netflix tells us: “We are in 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and the summer has exploded. School is over, there’s a new mall in town, and the Hawkins gang has now entered adolescence. The blossom of love stories will complicate the group’s dynamic, and all of them have to understand how to grow without separating. Meanwhile, the danger looms. When the city is threatened by old and new enemies, Eleven and her friends understand that evil never ends: it evolves. Now they must unite to survive and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear”.
What the fourth season of Stranger Things has in store? First of all, it will take place in New Mexico instead of Atlanta, there will be new faces but above all, several characters will be back for the joy of all the fans.

3/13/2020

Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory…xhat a nostalgy!

Who both madly love and despise Sheldon Cooper? Let’s be honest: Leonard, Sheldon, Howard ,Raj
 e Penny
and we miss them so much. The daily events of the group of young scientists, and how their nerd and geek condition has affected their relationships with the surrounding world, have been the characters of our TV for more than 10 years.
We followed the seasons passionately until we got to the last episode aired last year, with which the characters dismissed their audience.
But there is something left: the TV series “Young Sheldon”.
Young Shedon is a Spin-off of the Big Bang theory  series and it focuses on the childhood of Sheldon Cooper, a young genius from East Texas, whom at the age of nine is attending high school. His childhood was spent in a family where he was not at ease, between a fervent Baptist Christian mother, a father coach of the high school American football team and siblings who do not miss an opportunity to tease or make him a victim of their jokes.
We have already reached the third season of this tv series, which we hope will continue in its success, as it was for the tv series that precedes it.

3/11/2020

Funko Pop

Funk Pop

Collectors are well informed and already know what Funko Pop is but we, who want to provide all information, want to explain it for those who don’t know. They are toys for collectors, namely figures or better to say miniatures, made of PVC plastic materials; to be more precise, the quality is defined by the company as “eco-friendly PVC” since it does not contain any toxic agent nor phthalates.
The figures are about 13 cm high and portray multiple characters, usually heroes and famous characters taken from comic book series or cartoons, but also from TV serie and movies.
An important aspect, after that of the quality of the materials, is undoubtedly the style. They are in fact toys also intended for an adult public of collectors, a demanding public in terms of style and aesthetics in addition to the choice of their favorite characters. That’s why style is important.
Funko is an American company that manufactures licensed pop culture collectibles, already with Bubble Heads; they had introduced a fun and desecrating element into the world of miniatures based on licenses.
Given the success of the idea, Funko decided to continue along this road by producing this new Pop series! Which in fact has an even more stylized and funny style. Therefore sympathetic, modern and irreverent.

3/9/2020

Vinili

Pure music: vinyl records

A vinyl record (also known as a long play record), is an analog sound storage medium. It has been officially introduced in 1948 by Columbia records in the United States of America as an evolution of the previous 78 RPM disc, with similar feature and realized in shellac.
Today that the CD has practically retired and that the hype for the return of the cassette tape seems to have calmed down, the only way to physically possess music is to buy a vinyl record.
Putting the pin on the grooves, the vinyl record forces you to have respect for music that you would not have otherwise and because of the delicacy of this maneuver, you can’t skip pieces like you wildly do with your mp3 or streaming.
Every single speck of dust affects the music, changes it, making listening unique each time. When the disk is too dirty, you have to take care of it. It is the audio equivalent of film cinema.
A part of vinyl enthusiasts buy records but don’t listen to them, according to them, vinyl records only have value if they remain untouched.
Those who buy records are looking for rarity, in fact the most sought after vinyl records, and the most expensive, are those produced in very few copies, or better, a single copy.
The vinyl industry can now be defined: a reborn industry, as the saying goes: “Sometimes they come back”!

3/9/2020

JLS

JLS: Boy Band to the rescue

The JLS are an English boy band ranked second in the fifth edition of the English edition of the talent show X Factor. The initials JLS stands for Jack the Lad Swing. The musical group has dedicated itself from the very beginning to dance pop music and contemporary R&B.
The band, despite their moderate success in 2013, announced their dissolution after their last album and tour.
After 7 years, the Jls announced their return in 2020 with a massive reunion tour, for the joy of their fans.
The band announced: “2020 felt like the right time as it marks a lot of important anniversaries for us... It’s the 12th anniversary of JLS being a group, the 11th anniversary of our debut album release and 10 years since we became the Best British Breakthrough Act at the Brits.”
In short, they could only celebrate this 2020 with a great return.
The band will hit the road in November and currently has 15 gigs scheduled in the UK and in Ireland.
We just have to wait the passing of these months to see them again in action.

3/4/2020

The mandalorian

The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian is an American television series created by Jon Favreau . It is the first live action series in the Star Wars franchise. Set five years after the events of Return of the Jedi and 25 years prior to the events of The Force Awakens, it follows a Mandalorian bounty hunter and his exploits beyond the reaches of the New Republic.
Season one is composed of 8 episodes. A second season has been ordered, which is set to premiere in October 2020. The series has received positive reviews, with praise for its script, creature design, music, action sequences and footage; it was however criticized for its inconsistency.

But what should we expect for the 2° season?
The Mandalorian has satisfied many of Star Wars fans, but there is one thing that is particularly missing in the series: duels with laser swords! Luckily, though, things are destined to change, as revealed by the final episode of the first season, in which we saw Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) wields the famous Darksaber belonged, in the animated series, to Darth Maul.
The saber will be used in action during the second season. Esposito promised: «Major, major, epic, epic lightsaber action happening on this show, and I should mention that I'm the only character in the first season who was able to be honored with having that lightsaber. So it feels wonderful».

We can only look forward to the arrival of the second season with an unquestioned character: Darksaber.

3/2/2020

Corona

Beer… a passion!

The most popular drink in the world: beer.
Beer is one of the oldest beverages produced by man, probably dated to the seventh millennium B.C., recorded in the written history of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.
The beer produced before the Industrial Revolution was mainly made and sold on a domestic scale.
During the industrial revolution, the production of beer passed from an artisanal dimension to a purely industrial one.
According to the data collected in 2005, the brewing industry has become a global business, dominated by a few people, next to them thousands of smaller brewers ranging from brewpubs to regional breweries.
Europeans keep the record of big beer drinkers, with 72 liters/year per person, although there was a decrease in production and consumption in 2008. In recent years, the brewing industry expanded significantly in new emerging markets like Latin America or, to an even greater extent, Asia. The growth is remarkable above all in China, which has become the largest national beer market.
From the United States, another great brewer, come the Miller Beer, famous for being a beer free of additives and preservatives. The secret recipe is kept by the brand SABMiller.
From Mexico, instead, comes the Beer Corona Extra, a light beer, with its unmistakable golden-yellow color. Who has never had a Corona beer with a lemon wedge inserted in the neck of the bottle? It has become a must!
Beer is part of our daily life. Beer has become synonymous with”to be in company”, a moment of carelessness or it means simply just a break:  Who would say no to a: “May I get you a beer?”

3/2/2020

Gundam

A gift for Gundam’s fans: “Gundam Factory”

Gundam, the animated Japanese franchise created by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate in 1979, is set in the near future in which humanity began to colonize space and it is centered on anthropomorphic combat robots, called mobile suit.
The franchise began in 1979 with the anime television series Mobile Suit Gundam. After a small-scale start, the series met an unexpected success in the first half of the 1980s that accompanied it from that point on. Gundam also rests on a vast and lucrative merchandising, which is dominated by mobile suit plastic models, the so-called Gunpla.
Gundam is considered a series of fundamental importance in the Japanese animation panorama. Its importance manifests especially in the social and cultural fields, through a tangible presence in the daily life and in the Japanese popular culture, provided by advertising campaigns, quotes, exhibitions and scientific and technological influences.
The dream of many otaku is about to happen at the port of Yokohama City: the first full-sized moving Gundam of history. It’s a replica of the model RX78-2, the first in the history of robots created by the greatest mecha designer, Kunio Okawara. He gave life, with his unmistakable feature, to the legendary adventures of Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate.
Yokohama City made public the details of this ambitious project which will be open to the public from October 1st to October 3rd 2021. Yokohama’s new installation will be presenting the Gundam RX-78-2 and a special structure called Gundam-Dock Tower. A privileged observation point, from which, one can admire the robot’s details.
A structure fully dedicated to Gundam fans will be awaiting the visitors, called Gundam Lab. Within the futuristic building, there will be shops, cafés, meeting places and areas dedicated to events and presentations related to the Gundam universe. Among which, a permanent exhibition to know the technologies used to move the mobile suit.

2/25/2020

Carnevale

Carnival’s Party!

You wish to throw a Carnival party?

On MerchandisingPlaza you will find everything you need like Party Popper.
You could start by choosing the theme of the party so that your guests can draw inspiration for their costumes: Horror, cinema, TV series, animated cartoons, animals, etc.
Prepare special invitations by making the list of people you would like to receive.
Buy decorations for your house according to the theme you have chosen.
And then comes the funniest time: masking.
The Carnival period has always been the most enjoyable: for a day or even for just one night you can disguise yourself and wear someone else’s clothes.
In this, Carnival sets no limits: give way to exaggeration! Wigs, crazy make up, clothes at the limit of good taste, tides of confetti and sparklers...
It’s not Carnival without a good dose of jokes: begin with the funniest one!

Now that everything is ready all you have to do is to let loose to the rhythm of music and wild dances with your guests…Have fun!

2/20/2020

Green Day

Green Day come back with a new album: Father of All Motherfuckers.

After four years of waiting, Green Day are back into the record stores with a new album: Father of All Motherfuckers.
Their career began in 1990, which makes 2020 the year of their 30th anniversary.
For this reason, the fans are twice as happy to celebrate with them their thirteenth studio album: Father of All Motherfuckers.
Good things don’t last long. Father of All… is the shortest and funniest album recorded by Green Day: less than 27 wild minutes for 10 songs that retrace about fifty years of rock ’n’ roll history. They begin with the single that gives the title to the disc, a twin guitar and a falsetto voice that recalls the MC5 of Ramblin’ Rose, and they end with Graffitia, a piece with clapping hands/feet that seems out of the 80’s repertoire like John Mellencamp or Bruce Springsteen.
Green Day have followed in the course of their career an evolution: first, the melodic pop song impetuous and accelerated, then the epochal concept that becomes classic rock. Con Father of All… they bring the clock hands back to 00:00.
Despite the perennial precarious balance, Green Day have managed to exceed the 30 years of career, collecting at least a couple of sensational comebacks.

2/19/2020

Rugby

Action Figure Mania

Action figures, some would call them simply “statuettes”, are in reality articulated faithful reproductions of character from movies or television series.
The most popular action figures are, for example, G.I. Joe or Big Jim, but also those of the characters from Star Wars or Star Trek, comic books, manga or athletes like wrestling champions, singers, soldiers and so on.
Action figure’s sector is very important in the collecting market, very thriving in Japan, Europe and United States.
The term “action figure” was invented by Hasbro in 1964 in conjunction with the release on the market of the first action figure G.I. Joe.
In 1971, Mego began to manufacture superheroes action figures taken from comic books under license by Marvel and by DC Comics. These editions achieved a great success and these toys have preserved over time a high value in the collecting market.
To the present day, the release of new movies, TV series or animated cartoons are followed closely by new action figures.
From Frozen to Harley Quinn to Joker, whether they are motionless, articulated or half bust action figures, for a real collector every single one of them will be of inestimable value.

2/18/2020

Rugby

We Love Rugby!

Is Rugby your passion? When you see a ball, you cannot help but start to play?
Do you know how this beloved sport was born?
Once upon a time, a young man named William Webb Ellis, while playing a game of soccer with his friends from the Rugby School in the county of Warwickshire, became tired of kicking a poor ball, picked it up, he ran with it in his hands towards the opposite goal and ground the ball. Ignoring all the rules of the game he was playing, he invented a new game. From that day of 1823 rugby was born and prospered.
The first rugby balls had this “plum shape” because they were made with pig’s bladders. In the 19th century, the bladders were replaced with rubber that is still used today for our balls.
Not everyone knows that only in 1871 were established the rules that are being played with now.
In fact, there were no points for smashing the ball beyond the goal line but only for field goal, the kicks on the shins were abolished and also the tackles to the legs, thanks to a higher power, were readmitted. In 1852 there was the first entry of the rugby game in the Oxford Dictionary and only in 1995 it was officially recognized as a sport.
Rugby is the national sport in Wales, New Zealand and…in Madagascar. The Makis, the players of the Malagasy National Team, have made their debut in the world of rugby against Italy in the far 1970.
Currently the most important international rugby tournament is the Six Nations Championship. Until 2019 the most successful team in the tournament has been Wales. Among the less victorious teams are Italy that has never won since its entry into the tournament and Scotland, is the only one among the winners of the competition to have not yet won a title following the enlargement of the tournament to six teams, Scotland won its last victory in 1999.

2/17/2020

Harley Quinn

The rebirth of Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn is a fictional character created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm for the animated television series Batman, she’s the drinking buddy we all want, the one who breaks up with her boyfriend and decides to forget him with a night of drinking. Too bad that the boyfriend is the Joker.
How does it end? Harley does not just set fire to her ex’s box of memories, but even throws a moving truck against the toxic waste factory that made them both who they are, and blows the place up.
Harley Quinn is the lucky girl friend with the turbo metabolism, whom eats the greasiest egg sandwich in all of Gotham and still seems like a dragonfly on her roller skates.
Margot Robbie plays the role of Harley Quinn in the 2016 movie Suicide Squad and in 2020, she returns in the same role in the spin-off “Birds of Prey and the phantasmagoric rebirth of Harley Quinn” directed by Cathy Yan.
There probably wouldn’t be anything phantasmagoric in the movie if it wasn’t for Margot. Because after an hour and 49 minutes one wonders if Harley Queen, just like the drinking buddy, the friend who eats and doesn’t get fat, the one with the neo-punk mask, even though she’s fun, would not be better taken in small doses.

2/14/2020

Aquaman

The retun from the abyss.

Merchandise Aquaman

The King of the Seven Seas is ready to come back on the big screen with the movie sequel Aquaman 2. Jason Momoa will be back in his superhero costume. He lent his face to the hero in the movie Justice League and the first chapter of Aquaman.
The first insights and news on the film’s plot have not been released yet. We may suppose that story of the sequel will continue where the previous chapter ended. Arthur Curry has relegated his half-brother Orm to the prisons of Atlantis and he became the rightful king, with Mera by his side. At the end of the first movie, Aquaman wore his orange and green iconic costume for the first time.
It is easy to imagine that, now that Aquaman is king of Atlantis, we will see him relate to the hardship that his new role entails, in addition to threats that undermine the serenity of his people. At the side of the Sea God, Jason Momoa, Amber Heard has also been confirmed; she will once again be Mera, Aquaman’s companion and now queen of Atlantis.
For the time being there is no further information on the cast or the characters that the public will see in Aquaman 2, but fans hope that the characters of the first film will return.
The movie sequel will be released at a distance of 4 years from the previous film with Jason Momoa. Warner Bros has, in fact, revealed the official release date of Aquaman 2. The movie will be in the theaters of all the United States from 16 December 2022.
Unfortunately, in other countries, the official release has not been announced yet.

2/7/2020

Copa

Copa: Classic Retro Fooball Shirt New Entry

Are you a soccer fan?
Are you a real nostalgic?
Do you want to relive historical moments?
Copa is the new line chosen by MerchandisingPlaza for you!
Vintage jerseys, sweat-shirts, t-shirts and many more in the new section dedicated to COPA line.
COPA’s products are Made in Europe and 100% Football.
Stylish accessories like socks and caps are one of the novelties of the new section.
The Copa line is distinguished by the accuracy of details and the perfect reconstruction of the Vintage details.
The historic jerseys are after all the strength of the line.
Stay up to date on Copa’s new products on MerchandisingPlaza, choose your favorite articles, many promotions are waiting for you!

2/6/2020

San Valentino

St. Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine is considered the patron saint of lovers since the legend tells that he was the first clergyman to celebrate the union of a pagan soldier and a young Christian girl.
They say that one day, Saint Valentine heard two young lovers who were fighting near his garden. He went out to meet them holding a rose, that he offered to the young couple begging them to reconcile and tightening together the stem of the rose, being careful not to get stung, he prayed that the Lord would keep their love alive forever. Some time later, the couple asked the clergyman to bless their marriage. When the story spread, many decided to go on pilgrimage to the Bishop of Terni the 14th of every month. Then the date was reduced only to February because Saint Valentine died on that day in 273.
Today Valentine’s Day is a celebration dedicated to lovers, celebrated throughout much of the world especially in Anglo-Saxon cultural countries, and by imitation also elsewhere.
The most characteristic feature of Valentine’s Day is the exchange of valentine, love cards often shaped in the form of stylized hearts or other themes typical of the popular representation of romantic love.
Gradually, cards gave way to gifts and chocolate boxes, equally appreciated by lovers.
Valentine’s Day, the day of love, has become the symbol of the cold month of February.
Between reality and legend, this day is really popular with new couples but hated by many singles.

2/5/2020

Miraculous

There is waiting for the new season of Miraculous.

Thomas Astruc, the creator of Miraculous, announces: “Everyone will be stunned by Miraculous season 4”

The screenwriters talk about season 4 of Miraculous, coming in 2020.

The last season ended recently in the whole world, and fans – remained with the shock of the last episodes revelations – are already waiting for the future season 4 to be released.

 The quality level has been raised once again, proving that this French animation series is one of the best products for children and families on the market at the moment.

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir tells the adventures of two Parisian teenagers named Marinette and Adrien, who are able to transform into superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir.

In addition to their battle against the villain Hawk Moth, what fascinates the public is the love triangle between the characters, their respective secret identities and the new characters, Luka and Kagami, who were introduced in the last season.

After the revelations of the third season, what can we expect from season 4 of Miraculous?

The screenwriters had a long interview in french where they talked about the writing of the episodes just transmitted, the character’s growth and the future of the series.

Mélanie Duval: “It will be the season in which the characters will really take control of the series.”

Thomas Astruc: “In season 3, Marinette suffered a lot and in season 4, each episode will be a bomb. Everyone will be flabbergasted. She has new responsibilities and she has grown. Regarding the location, after the Grévin museum and the Saint-Martin canal, we will visit the Swan Islands”.

Sébastien Thibaudeau: “Season 4 is the one that surprised us the most. All your certainties will be turned on their head. And it will also be the season of the episode 100, it will be necessary to watch it. And a special episode will be a little appetizer until the airing of Season 4. Many events will occur in the year 2020!”.

2/3/2020

Friends

FRIENDS … An incoming reunion?

Many fans seem to have deluded themselves in waiting for a return on TV of the stars of Friends.
THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR A SPECIAL REUNION STYLE SEEMS TO BE STILL IN PROGRESS
Friends will likely give its fans a special reunion style meant for HBO Max, but the negotiations are still in progress.
HBO Max is in fact negotiating with the stars and the producers of the TV show in order to create a special that shows the actors together again.
What obstruct the meeting of the stars in front of a camera are actually the economic issues that drove the cast away from Warner Bros. TV. The reunion should have been organized upon the arrival of the cult show on the streaming platform.
Kevin Reilly, responsible for HBO Max’s content, pointed out talking about the possible special dedicated to Friends: "There is interest all around and yet we can’t get the interests all alighted to push the button on it. Today it’s just maybe".
Jennifer Aniston, during a televised appearance, let slip: "I would love for there to be something, but we don’t know what that something is. So we’re just trying. We’re working on something ".
The actors Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer could therefore find themselves in a TV studio, even if the hypothesis of a reboot or a revival is totally excluded.
Marta Kauffman, co-creator of the series, had in fact stated: "The show was about that time in life when friends are your family. Life changes when your family becomes your family ". David Crane added: "We did the show we wanted to do. We got it right, and we put a bow on it".
But anybody knows that a real fan would like his favorite series never to end.
We carry on hoping to see the 6 friends again on TV!

1/31/2020

Topolino

Fun facts about Mickey Mouse

Among the most famous pop icons ever, among the strongest American symbols in history, among the most popular characters for both children and adults there is: Mickey Mouse.
What don’t we know about this celebrity?

Mickey Mouse was supposed to be a rabbit

Walt Disney gave birth to the idea of Mickey Mouse and gave life to him on paper after losing the rights of his previous cartoon, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
No regrets, because the luckiest is without no doubt the most famous mouse in the history of mankind.

He shouldn’t have been called that

The most beloved children's mouse was to be called… Mortimer!
We owe it to Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian, if the pop icon par excellence is called Mickey.
Dear Lillian, thank you so much!

He didn’t always have gloves

The mouse was born with no shirt; there is no doubt about it.
However Mickey Mouse was not born with gloves: his famous white gloves became an integral part of his outfit only in 1929; he wears them for the first time in the scene where he plays the piano in the cartoon The Opry House.

His first words were very American

Even the voice did not immediately accompany Mickey Mouse’s character.
The crucial year is once again 1929, when, in the short film The Karnival Kid, he exclaimed what every true American should pronounce as first words: Hot dogs!

But isn’t he always in shorts?

If you think about his age, it should not come as a surprise that he would have worn around 175 different outfits.
Even if we remember him wearing the same thing, Mickey Mouse did wear various other clothes.
Minnie, on the other hand, beats his record: with more than 200 looks collected since the creation of Mrs. Mouse.

With Minnie, they are married or not?

We call them husband and wife because, in fact, they are.
Even though we don’t have proof on film of the fateful yes given by Minnie to Mickey, Walt Disney, in person, revealed that the two were officially married.

1/30/2020

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