The Smurfs make South Africa the next stop on their world wide tour!

Smurfs to tour SA during September and October!

Johannesburg, South Africa, 1 September 2011 – In a blue and Smurfy- first, Papa Smurf, Smurfette and Smurf, who star in the upcoming Smurfs 3D movie, will be touring South Africa and meeting their fans in September and October.

Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban and Johannesburg will be hosting the 3 Smurf-Celebrities as they visit South Africa for the first time and spread their special kind of blue fun!

Special events for each venue are planned and include arts and crafts, face painting, Wii gaming and much more.

The film, which releases in South Africa on the 30th of September, follows The Smurfs as they make their first 3D trip to the big screen in Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live-action and animated family comedy, The Smurfs. When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the Smurfs out of their village, through a magical portal, and into our world, they land in the middle of New York’s Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

The film stars Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays and Sofia Vergara along with the voice talents of Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters, Anton Yelchin, Alan Cumming and George Lopez.

Visit The Smurfs at the following venues and remember …. Smurf Happens!

17 & 18 September 10:00 Sandton City Cinema Court

24 September 10:00 Brooklyn Mall Woolworths Court

17:00 East Rand Mall

27 September 18:00 The Zone at Rosebank

29 September 14:00 Maponya Mall

30 September 10:00 Fourways Mall

12:00 Riverside Mall

1 & 2 October 10:00 Menlyn Park Shopping Centre Nu Metro Court

1 – 9 October 10:00 Clearwater Mall Piazza

1 – 9 October 10:00 The Pavilion Westville

3 – 6 October 10:00 V&A Waterfront

3 October 12:00 Gateway Theatre of Shopping

4 October 09:00 Hayfields Shopping Centre

14:00 Musgrave Shopping Centre

6 October 10:00 Vincent Park Shopping Centre

7 October 10:00 Cavendish Square

8 & 9 October 11:00 Canal Walk Shopping Centre

Times and Dates subject to change. Please visit shopping centre’s websites for regularly updated information.

Pictures and production notes for the film can be found on or contact –

Publicity Smurf Claire Jackson.


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