The fandom of Harry Potter is still thriving all around the world and here is just another example.
Travelers were completely caught off guard as dancers dressed as Harry Potter, Spice Girls, the Beatles, and more iconic British outfits, performed a terrific Flash Mob at the Vancouver Airport in British Columbia. The dance was organized by VisitBritain, the national British tourism agency, in order to garner support for British tourism in advance of such large-scale events like the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics.
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the throne, and to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, The Central Weekend event takes place this coming weekend, June 2-5, with celebratory activities taking place throughout the UK and across the Commonwealth.
The 2012 Summer Olympics will be held in London from July 27th through August 12th, and the entire world will have it's eyes set on one of the most iconic sporting venues ever. As part of the Torch Ceremony events that take place around England leading up to the Opening Ceremonies, the International Quidditch Association will hold a Muggle Quidditch Exhibition in Oxford in early July. More details of this event will be released soon, including MuggleNet's coverage of the matches. However, as we reported previously, you can show your support of the IQA and the national teams of the UK, USA, France, and Australia by purchasing official Quidditch team jerseys at the IQA website.
Thank you to all of the fans of MuggleNet and Harry Potter for everything you do to show your love and support of The Boy Who Lived.
I tell you, that dragon's the most horrible animal I've ever met, but the way Hagrid goes on about it, you'd think it was a fluffly little bunny rabbit. When it bit me, he told me off for frightening it. And when I left, he was singing it a lullaby.
Ron Weasley Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter 14, Page 237
J. K. Rowling named the driver and conductor of the Knight Bus after her grandfathers, Ernie and Stanley.