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Hallmark’s 2014 “Harry Potter” ornament available soon!

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The "Harry Potter" keepsake ornament from Hallmark for 2014 has been revealed! Find out when it will be available. Read More »

“Forbes” on how “Harry Potter” fans are changing Hollywood

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"Harry Potter" fans already know that fandom can be used in a powerful way. It is clear from the success of the Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) and the collective influence of "Harry Potter" fans that much can be achieved through the power of fandom. "Forbes" has published an article titled "How Harry Potter Fans Are Changing the World - and Hollywood," which explores the collective power of "Harry Potter" fans, the HPA, and Nerdfighters. The article also considers the achievements of the HPA and asks why fandom is changing the world. Read More »

Silence in the Great Hall – OWL exams are still in progress

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Have you taken your MuggleNet Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations, yet? Many of you have, and your knowledge of the wizarding world is at an all-time high! Check out the prize one lucky person will win for passing an OWL exam, and listen to the new commercial from "AudioFictions" right here! Read More »

Quiet in the Great Hall! Ordinary Wizarding Level Examinations (OWLs) are now in progress!

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QUIET IN THE GREAT HALL! Testing is in progress as the MuggleNet OWLs are here! Challenge yourself in your knowledge of the "Harry Potter" series with these exams and enter for a chance to win a fabulous gift set from the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop! Good luck to all! Read More »

Study “Harry Potter” and International Relations this summer!

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The Policy Studies Organization, which is based in Washington, DC, has announced that they are running a brand new course this summer together with the American Public University. The course, titled International Politics in this World and Beyond: Wizards, Fiction and Political Fact in a Global Age, will look at "Harry Potter", alongside the works of Tolkien and the world of "Star Wars". Read More »

The MuggleNet Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations are only days away – are you ready?

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Have you been studying the "Harry Potter" series for years and want to find out just how much you know? Do you think you are the most knowledgable "Potter" fan in the world? The time to prove yourself is coming soon! Read More »

Hogwarts Academia – A magical afternoon of “Harry Potter” discussion and learning

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Check out the next major event for the Los Angeles Dumbledore's Army Harry Potter Fan Group right here! Read More »

Read MuggleNet’s review of NESCom’s “The Tale of the Three Brothers”

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Wehave been eagerly anticipating NESCom's adaptation of Beedle the Bard's "The Tale of The Three Brothers" since October, and thanks to one reader who got to attend the short film's premiere, you can now read a full review of the film! Read More »

Review: NESCom’s “The Tale of the Three Brothers”

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MuggleNet reader Crystal Woehrle-Logan's review of "The Tale of the Three Brothers" reveals the scoop on this highly-anticipated fan film! Read More »

“Dumbledore Lives”: An op-ed to warm your heart

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Here at MuggleNet, we do our best to keep you up to date on all the latest "Potter" news, but we also love to celebrate how "Harry Potter" has touched the lives of readers around the world. Today, we have a special story about how one woman's love for the books helped her write a letter to the grandchild she would never get the chance to meet. Read More »

Congratulations to Joshua and Meredith on their “Potter”-themed wedding celebration

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A beautiful wedding ceremony inspired by the "Harry Potter" series for Joshua and Meredith. Check out all of the details here. Read More »

Another chance to win Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection boxed set!

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Did you miss your shot at winning the newest Hogwarts Collection limited-edition boxed set? Have no fear - another chance is here! Down some Felix Felicis, and see how you can enter to win! Read More »

US fans: Win the new WB Hogwarts Collection!

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We posted back in March about the release of the Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection, which features THREE HOURS of brand new special features in addition to all eight "Harry Potter" films. This limited-edition set is now available in stores, but for those of you who can't afford the $249.99 price tag, we've got not one but TWO opportunities for you to win this amazing set! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” information on Twitter

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Ever since J.K. Rowling joined Twitter back in 2009, fans have been hoping for more engagement with the super-popular author. Until recently, Rowling had been famously sparing with her tweets, updating the account very infrequently. Then, back in March, she tweeted numerous times with the hashtag #wizards4Scotlandrugbyteam, promising fans that if the hashtag gained enough traction, she would release new information on Pottermore. But today, Rowling has responded directly to a fan's question on Twitter for the first time! Read More »

New special guests announced for LeakyCon 2014

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Can’t wait for LeakyCon? In case you need any more reason to be excited, three more special guests have just been announced, including two actors from the "Harry Potter" films. Read More »

Day Passes now available for LeakyCon 2014!

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It's been a few months since we first posted about all the awesomeness that is going to go down at this year's LeakyCon, happening, July 30-August 3 in Orlando, but sinlge-day passes have just become available! Read More »

LeakyCon 2016 announced!

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LeakyCon 2014 hasn’t even happened, yet, but the organizers over at LeakyCon have already announced an event for 2016! It was announced that in 2016 LeakyCon will be “going back to our roots.” There will also be another larger LeakyCon taking place in the summer of 2016, which will celebrate a range of fandoms, and the details for this are yet to be announced. Read More »

The MISTI-Con fan convention kicks off its fundraiser campaign

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Are you looking forward to another BRILLIANT fan convention filled with the most dedicated "Harry Potter" fans? Want to spend a long weekend with the most devoted cosplayers, trivia gurus, and bookworms on the East Coast? Want to get to know the MuggleNet staff on a more personal level? Or do you just want to have the BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE? Then MISTI-Con is the fan convention for you! Read More »

“Harry Potter” characters visit North Tyneside

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Young "Harry Potter" fans were left spellbound last week when characters from the much-loved books paid a visit to North Tyneside! Harry, Hagrid, and Professor McGonagall were the characters who greeted fans at libraries and council centers across North Tyneside. Read More »

Pottermore ends “successful” partnership with Sony

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Since its early developmental stages, Pottermore has been partnered with Sony. The partnership brought us the original site and three video games. Read More »