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Entertainment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

McLaren Automotive and The LEGO Group Unveil LEGO® Technic™ McLaren P1™

(IN BRIEF) McLaren Automotive and the LEGO Group have unveiled their latest collaboration, showcasing the LEGO® Technic™ McLaren P1™, a tribute to the groundbreaking hybrid hypercar. Known for redefining automotive high-performance, the McLaren P1™ integrated advanced motorsport-derived engineering to achieve … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Hosts Spectacular Finale for Flame of Friendship Project, Uniting Coventry Schools in Olympic Spirit

(IN BRIEF) The University of Warwick concluded the Flame of Friendship project with a lively finale, uniting over 700 school children and teachers from 63 schools across Coventry. Held at the Sports and Wellness Hub, the event featured a vibrant … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán Visits Spanish Women’s National Soccer Team to Show Support

(IN BRIEF) Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, visited the Spanish women’s national soccer team at their training camp in Las Rozas to express the company’s unwavering support ahead of their games in Paris. Galán praised the team’s talent and recent … Read the full press release

Vodafone UK Unveils Secure Net Home: Enhanced Digital Security and Parental Controls for Pro II Broadband

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone UK has introduced Secure Net Home, a new digital security solution for Pro II broadband users. The service offers advanced parental controls for over 150 connected devices, enabling features such as ‘Pause the Internet,’ ‘Focus Time,’ and … Read the full press release

UK Economy Set for Multi-Million Pound Boost During European Championships and Paris Olympics

(IN BRIEF) The UK economy is expected to receive a significant boost as fans spend an additional £233 million during the European Championships and Paris Olympics this summer. Experian Economics highlights increased spending in pubs, bars, supermarkets, and on electronics … Read the full press release

PUMA Teams Up with Rosé of BLACKPINK to Redefine Classic Style and Culture

(IN BRIEF) PUMA has announced a new partnership with Rosé from BLACKPINK, one of K-pop’s most influential groups. As PUMA’s newest ambassador, Rosé will collaborate on global campaigns and the “Rewrite the Classics” initiative, focusing on iconic PUMA styles. Her … Read the full press release

PUMA Extends Sponsorship for Christopher Street Day Nürnberg, Affirming Commitment to LGBTQ+ Rights

(IN BRIEF) PUMA extends its sponsorship of Christopher Street Day Nürnberg for three more years, highlighting its ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ rights. The company will actively participate in Pride events, organize Pride Month activities for employees, and illuminate its headquarters … Read the full press release

University of Warwick’s Torch Relay Sparks Excitement as Grand Finale Draws Near

(IN BRIEF) The Flame of Friendship Torch Relay, a collaborative effort between the University of Warwick and 63 Coventry schools, is approaching its culmination on 8th July, with less than 20 stops remaining. Since its inception, the relay has visited … Read the full press release

WickedBet Unveils Exciting Euro 2024 Promotion with Boosted Odds

(IN BRIEF) WickedBet introduces a special promotion for Euro 2024, offering enhanced odds on selected matches throughout the tournament from June 14th to July 14th. Each day, WickedBet will spotlight a match, boosting the odds on either game outcomes or … Read the full press release

French Guiana Makes Olympic History with Torch Relay Debut

(IN BRIEF) French Guiana made history as the first French overseas territory to host the Olympic Torch Relay, showcasing its stunning landscapes and cultural heritage. The relay, organized by the French Federation for judo, featured local celebrities like Lucie Décosse … Read the full press release

Technicolor Group’s Global Leadership Celebrates the Premiere of LIFE Song’s French Version at UNESCO Event

(IN BRIEF) At the UNESCO event ‘Connecting People and Planet through Education’ held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France, on May 30, 2024, Technicolor Group’s global leadership played a pivotal role in unveiling the French language rendition of the … Read the full press release

Diverse Voices Unite: Bertelsmann Party 2024 Brings Together Leaders in Media, Politics, and Business

(IN BRIEF) Bertelsmann is gearing up for its much-anticipated Bertelsmann Party 2024 in Berlin, welcoming over 600 distinguished guests from media, politics, business, and society. Set against the backdrop of the company’s iconic premises, the event promises an evening filled … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO and Roxeanne Hazes Release Tribute Song to Dutch Football Icon Sherida Spitse

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO, in collaboration with Roxeanne Hazes, has unveiled a tribute song and video clip titled “Omdat je me ziet” (Because you see me) dedicated to Sherida Spitse, a revered figure in Dutch women’s football. This initiative aims … Read the full press release

Atos Successfully Completes Final Technology Rehearsal for Paris 2024 Olympics

(IN BRIEF) Atos has concluded the final Technology Rehearsal ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, conducting tests from May 13 to 17 across various venues in Paris and other sites of the Games. The rehearsals aimed to … Read the full press release

Pirelli Prepares for ADAC RAVENOL 24h Nürburgring with Extensive Tyre Training

(IN BRIEF) Pirelli is gearing up for the ADAC RAVENOL 24h Nürburgring, supplying tyres for various classes of vehicles in one of motorsport’s most demanding events. With over 20,000 employees and partners trained in electrification and digital skills, JLR is … Read the full press release

Thales’ FlytEDGE Wins 2024 Crystal Cabin Award, Revolutionizing Inflight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Thales celebrates another victory at the Crystal Cabin Awards as their innovative FlytEDGE inflight entertainment system takes the spotlight in the IFEC & Digital Services category. Unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, FlytEDGE introduces a paradigm … Read the full press release

Barclays Warns of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of Summer Events

(IN BRIEF) Barclays issues a cautionary alert to sports and entertainment enthusiasts as reports of purchase scams, especially in ticketing, surged in July 2023, with men losing an average of £325 and women £156 to ticket scams. The bank’s data … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Elevates Connectivity for UEFA EURO 2024™

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is gearing up German soccer stadiums for top-notch technical performance ahead of UEFA EURO 2024™, installing over 750 new 5G antennas and around 65 kilometers of fiber optics. With a focus on ensuring seamless connectivity for … Read the full press release

Safran Passenger Innovations Unveils RAVE Cloud Services for Next-Gen In-Flight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Safran Passenger Innovations has introduced RAVE Cloud Services, a cutting-edge cloud-based platform for In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC). Comprising Distribution Services and Edge Cloud Computing Services, RAVE Cloud Services enables rapid and remote content updates to aircraft fleets … Read the full press release

Safran Passenger Innovations Unveils Immersive XR Experience for In-Flight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Safran Passenger Innovations introduces a groundbreaking enhancement to its RAVE In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system, now supporting Extended Reality (XR) including Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) devices. Passengers across all cabin classes can now … Read the full press release

Kids Blast Their Way to the Stars: LEGO Unveils Cosmic Creations and Funstellations

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking collaboration between the LEGO Group and space enthusiasts worldwide, a recent study reveals an overwhelming interest among children in space exploration. With 86 percent of kids aspiring to discover new worlds and 77 percent dreaming … Read the full press release

ITV Partners with SAS® to Elevate Viewer Engagement Through Personalised Ad Experiences

(IN BRIEF) ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, collaborates with data and AI leader SAS to enhance viewer engagement by leveraging SAS 360 Match, an API-driven first-party ad server. With 40 million registered users on its content hub, ITVX, and … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Hosts Tay Day: A Celebration of Taylor Swift’s Cultural Impact

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s Institute of Popular Music is set to host Tay Day, a symposium dedicated to Taylor Swift’s cultural significance. Scheduled on June 12th, ahead of Swift’s sold-out shows at Anfield Stadium, the event offers fans, … Read the full press release

LEGO Brings Wicked to Life: Sets Inspired by Iconic Musical Scenes

(IN BRIEF) The collaboration between The LEGO Group and Universal Products & Experiences is set to excite fans with the release of four new LEGO® Wicked sets, coinciding with the cinematic adaptation of the beloved musical. Scheduled for release on … Read the full press release

Vodafone’s 5G Fan App Enhances Spectator Experience at Record-Breaking Wales Women’s Six Nations Final

(IN BRIEF) The 2024 Wales Women’s Six Nations final witnessed a groundbreaking turnout of 10,592 fans at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, where Vodafone UK unveiled its innovative 5G Fan App. Developed in collaboration with AR specialists Immersiv.io, the app leverages Vodafone’s … Read the full press release

Tele2 and Ericsson Elevate Fan Experience with 5G Upgrade at Friends Arena, Redefining Live Event Connectivity

(IN BRIEF) Tele2, in collaboration with Ericsson, has transformed the fan experience at the Friends Arena in Stockholm with a cutting-edge 5G upgrade, just in time for one of Sweden’s largest concerts. With the surge in demand for seamless connectivity … Read the full press release

Paris 2024 Pride House Paves the Way for Inclusive Sports Legacy

(IN BRIEF) Paris 2024 announces the launch of Pride House · Paris 2024 at the Péniche Rosa Bonheur on the Seine, marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. This initiative, supported by partners including Minister Aurore Bergé and IOC … Read the full press release

Olympic Torch Lights Up Haute-Garonne: A Day of Celebration and Inspiration

(IN BRIEF) Stage 9 of the Olympic Torch Relay in Haute-Garonne, South West France, was a day filled with excitement and inspiration as nearly 150 torchbearers carried the flame through various towns. The Torch Relay showcased the region’s vibrant culture … Read the full press release

BILD Partners with ElevenLabs to Globalize Audio Content Reach Using AI Dubbing

(IN BRIEF) BILD, in collaboration with ElevenLabs, is expanding its podcast offerings to an English-speaking audience using AI dubbing technology. This partnership enables BILD to translate its primarily German-language podcasts into English and other languages while maintaining the original speaker’s … Read the full press release

Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour: A £997m Economic Boost for the UK

(IN BRIEF) The highly anticipated Eras Tour by Taylor Swift is poised to inject a staggering £997 million into the UK economy, according to new data from Barclays. Swifties attending the tour are expected to spend an average of £848 … Read the full press release

University of Manchester Wins at North West England University Confucius’ Dragon Boat Festival

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s Confucius Institute celebrated the 2024 North West England University Confucius’ Dragon Boat Festival with an exciting race at the Livegrpool Watersports Centre. Participating universities, including the University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, Edge Hill … Read the full press release

Lidl Introduces BILDplus Premium Offer for Lidl Plus App Users, Enhancing Customer Loyalty

(IN BRIEF) Lidl announces a new partnership with BILD Group, introducing BILDplus as a premium offer for users of the Lidl Plus app in Germany. Customers reaching a certain monthly shopping volume through Lidl Plus will receive complimentary access to … Read the full press release

Paris 2024 Unveils Stunning Design for Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay Cauldron by Mathieu Lehanneur

(IN BRIEF) Paris 2024, in anticipation of the Torch Relay’s arrival in Marseille on 8 May, reveals the striking design of the Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay cauldron, crafted by renowned designer Mathieu Lehanneur and manufactured by ArcelorMittal. The cauldron, … Read the full press release

TikTok Teams Up with CTS EVENTIM to Drive Live Event Ticket Sales

(IN BRIEF) TikTok and CTS EVENTIM have joined forces to introduce a new feature enabling artists to enhance their live ticket sales by engaging with millions of users on the platform. This collaboration empowers artists to promote their tour dates … Read the full press release

Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism Honors Innovative Works and AI Integration

(IN BRIEF) The Axel Springer Prize for Young Journalism, renowned for recognizing exceptional journalistic talent, this year introduced a new category, “Future,” focusing on works related to artificial intelligence (AI) or produced with AI support. The awards ceremony celebrated young … Read the full press release

Telefónica Marks 100th Anniversary with Spectacular Gala at Teatro Real

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica commemorates its 100th anniversary with a grand Centenary Gala at the prestigious Teatro Real in Madrid, attended by dignitaries including His Majesty King Felipe VI and prominent political and business figures. The evening features performances by renowned … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen’s Climate Targets Aligned with Paris Agreement Goals, Validated by SBTi

(IN BRIEF) Bang & Olufsen’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), affirming their alignment with the 1.5-degree pathway from the Paris Agreement. With aims to achieve Net-Zero across their value … Read the full press release

Uniper Revives Düsseldorf Marathon: Return of City’s Premier Event Draws Global Attention

(IN BRIEF) The Düsseldorf Marathon, sponsored by international energy company Uniper, is set to make a triumphant return to the city on April 27, 2025, after a hiatus of six years. With Uniper’s support and the full organizational reins taken … Read the full press release

Škoda Unveils Vision Gran Turismo Concept Car: Fusion of Tradition and Modernity

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is set to debut its latest innovation, the Škoda Vision Gran Turismo concept car, in a digital world premiere on April 24th at 18:00 CEST. Broadcasting live from Prague’s PLAYzone Arena, the event will showcase Škoda’s … Read the full press release

Taylor Swift Fans Warned of Rising Ticket Scams Ahead of UK Tour

(IN BRIEF) As excitement mounts for Taylor Swift’s long-awaited UK tour, fans have fallen prey to a surge in concert ticket scams, with fraudsters exploiting social media platforms to target eager concert-goers. Analysis by Lloyds Bank reveals a concerning trend, … Read the full press release