After the great success of the 2022 edition, also this year the Parksmania Awards 2023 will take place at Movieland - The Hollywood Park, for the 22nd edition.
On Friday the 20th of October the movie themed park on Garda Lake (Lazise, Verona - Italy) will host the new edition of the Parksmania Awards, the prestigious recognition that every year the online magazine Parksmania.it assigns to the Italian and European amusement parks that have distinguished themselves during the season for specific initiatives in the amusement field.
The Award is internationally recognized as one of the most important events in the sector and sees the participation of representatives of the main parks in Italy and Europe and of leading companies in the entertainment market (See the Video of 2022 edition on Parksmania.it Facebook channel).
On Thursday, the 19th and Friday, the 20th of October there will be meetings and conferences dedicated to Italian parks managers, focused on topics like F&B, staff training, administration, marketing, customer satisfaction, technical maintenance, innovation and logistics. These conferences will take place at Hotel Parchi del Garda (Lazise, Verona).
On Friday, the 20th of October at 6.30pm there will be the Awards Ceremony (Movieland Park Theatre): during the show it will be possible to assist at the performances of the artistic cast of Movieland Park alternated with the awarding for italian Best Staff, Best New Attraction, Best New Show, the Award for the Park of the Year and the European Awards.
On Saturday, the 21st of October it will be possible for the guests of the event to visit Movieland Park, open for the Halloween season.
These will be the European Parks, awarded on the 20th of October:
European Park of the Year
The new “Festival Toutatis” area is the largest expansion for the French park and introduces various attractions and services, in a rich, well-developed and well-maintained setting. Above all, there is the new multi-launch coaster “Toutatis”, realised in collaboration with Intamin Amusement Rides, which immediately became its flagship with its 23 moments of airtime and multiple launches. Thanks to this 36 million euro investment the park amplifies public and critical acclaim for a record-breaking 2023 season
European Top New Attraction
PORTAVENTURA - Uncharted: The Enigma of Penitence
Inspired by the film Uncharted, the dark-ride rollercoaster is created in collaboration with Intamin Amusement Rides and designed for families. It takes guests on a 673m journey, through various and original elements, including special and audio-visual effects, a 360 degree rotating platform, an inverted free fall, an inverted launch, a lateral fall, first of its kind in the world
PUY DU FOU - Le Mime et l'Étoile
The carefree spirit of the Belle Epoque and a celebration of the "Seventh Art" are the main themes of this new show. Through impressive sets, movable props, hundreds of costumes and stage effects, this ambitious and spectacular creation recreates the exact aesthetics of a black and white period film, with real characters in real settings
DISNEYLAND PARIS - Together: a Pixar Musical Adventure
The new immersive show staged at the Walt Disney Studios combines innovation and creativity to offer guests a total immersion in some of the most iconic Pixar animated films. The music played live, together with multi-sensory effects, modern choreography and numerous cutting-edge technologies, play a fundamental role in the success of the show
PARQUE WARNER MADRID - Batman Gotham City Escape
The impressive rollercoaster inspired by the world of Batman and created in collaboration with Intamin Amusement Rides is the first multi-launch coaster in Spain, thanks also to impressive numbers: over one km long, 45 m. high, a maximum speed of 104 km/h, four inversions and several launches create an amazing adrenaline-pumping experience
CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURE - Mandrill Mayhem
The new Jumanji-themed rollercoaster, created in collaboration with Bolliger & Mabillard company, offers a new experience thanks to various innovations and an engaging scenography. It is in fact the first wing coaster launched with a "shuttle" route, suitable for a large audience starting from just 1.2 metres of height