NEWS

L.O.L. Surprise! celebrates International Dance Day

Published on: 30th April 2021

The brand celebrated International Dance Day on Thursday 29th April by launching a new dance challenge lead by JLS star Aston Merrygold.

The dance challenge was supported with live duet content hitting throughout the day from Aston’s fiancée Sarah-Lou Richards and their son Grayson, Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt, popstar Tallia Storm, and dance prodigy Princess K who found fame performing with Stormzy at Glastonbury Festival in 2019.

Aston became a TikTok sensation during lockdown, by sharing dance videos with Sarah-Lou and their children, racking up millions of views. A #LOLDanceDay challenge was created by Aston using dance moves made iconic through TikTok, combined with original moves found within the new L.O.L. Surprise! Dance Dance Dance dolls.

The dance challenge follows a recent survey of 1,000 families run by L.O.L. Surprise! that found that 54% of parents said dancing with their kids had lifted their spirits over the last year, with 55%having used dance parties as a fun way to let off steam.

Samantha Wilson, marketing director for L.O.L. Surprise UK said: “We wanted to celebrate International Dance Day and bring the L.O.L. Surprise! Dance Dance Dance series to life by creating a light-hearted dance challenge that families could enjoy doing together. We were thrilled to see the content created by our celebrity ambassadors and hope families throughout the UK will be inspired to have fun taking part in the #LOLDanceDay challenge in the weeks to come.”

The new L.O.L. Surprise Dance Dance Dance series introduces brand new characters, fierce fashions and unique dance moves kids can unbox, collect, learn, and of course, REMIX. The range includes the L.O.L. Surprise Dance Dance Dance OMG Fashion dolls, L.O.L. Surprise Dance Tots and L.O.L. Surprise Dance Machine.

For more on the #LOLDanceDay challenge, follow @lolsurprise.uk on Instagram or see Facebook @LOLSurpriseUK.

RECENT ARTICLES

Could container challenges remain to the end of the year?

Wow! Stuff goes from strength to strength with new funding

Exclusive: David Bella talks 25 Years of Magic Box

There’s still time to enter the Play for Change Awards

Exclusive: Dimian – keeping it in the family

Epoch announces first ever Aquabeads loyalty scheme

Addo Play unveils brand-new website

Global chips shortage causes concern for toy community

Exclusive: A smart move for Midco Toys

Mookie readies for increased demand as royals spotlight TP Forest Seesaw