The Vamps takes over Cartoon Network to kick off summer countdown

To celebrate the release of Kung Fu Panda 3 on Blu-ray and DVD, Cartoon Network is teaming up with British band The Vamps to kick off its countdown to summer.

From today, the band will take over the channel and promote the film, which is available today, to get viewers Kung Fu ready this summer.

The Vamps said: “This summer we’re taking over Cartoon Network for their official Countdown to Summer and teaming up with Kung Fu Panda 3, which is available on July 11th on DVD and Blu ray – featuring our hit single ‘Kung Fu Fighting’.

“We’re big fans of Cartoon Network, which is why we’re so excited to be taking over the channel to help you countdown to the holidays.”

A competition to win a martial arts training session is up for grabs as part of the celebration, while The Vamps will also offer kids’ entertainment in between episodes of shows.

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