Marlee Glustoff, Kristen Murphy, Erin Sweeney & Ricki Spak The Purpose of Sesame “We thought we were creating the quintessential American show," she said. Its set consisted of an open plaza. It's not religion they're spreading, but it is learning and tolerance and love and mutual respect". Dubs have aired before and after. One of the longest-running children’s TV shows in the Netherlands is Sesamstraat, which began airing in 1976. (Sesame Workshop also works with refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria.). Puppeteer Michel Jabali with the Muppet Habeeb from 'Iftah Ya Simsim.' According to Gettas, the producers of the programs would "rely on variants of the CTW model to help them create programming that faithfully reflects the linguistic, cultural, social, or religious diversity of their native lands". Like the American show, which encouraged children to learn both English and Spanish, Sesame Street Canada taught basic French words to its viewers. Sesame Jamboree - Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Grover, The Count, Ernie, Bert and Oscar the Grouch 2. Photo: Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop. The Muppet Garibaldo was "the centerpiece" of the Brazil co-production and remained popular with viewers when the show was revived in 2007. Jim Henson made the Muppets, and a lot of writers and puppeteers worked together to make the show. 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You can take this quiz if you are a big fan or if you want to learn even more about it.  In the first week of December 2011, a Pashto and Dari-language version called Baghch-e-Simsim was launched in Afghanistan, and in the same month Pakistan began airing its own Urdu-language version, called SimSim Humara, which was supposed to run for three years. A colorful community of monsters, birds, grouches, and humans. , In 2003, Hikayat Simsim premiered in Jordan. The Arabic-language Iftah Ya Simsim first aired in 1979 and was broadcast in various Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa for the next ten years.  According to Cooper Wright, the Sesame Workshop's vice-president of International Co-Productions in 2006, the "mission" of the co-productions was to "help children reach their highest potential". Sesame Street’s newest Muppets are Rohingya refugees. , The first international co-production of Sesame Street was Brazil's Vila Sésamo, which first aired in 1972 and had an initial run of two years. Egypt has its own Arabic-language Sesame co-production called Alam Simsim, which debuted in 2000 and features an ambitious girl named Khokha who empowers girls to wish for great things through her desire to be a writer, police officer, or astronaut. , In 2008, Cambodia produced Sabai Sabai Sesame, a dubbed version of the original U.S. show.  At first, Muppet builder Kermit Love constructed the puppets for the new shows in the U.S. Its name translates to “Open Sesame,” and the street in the original version was called “Shari’ ‘Ishrin,” or “Twentieth Street.” It featured a cast and crew from across the Arabic world, and was relaunched in 2015. Buy Episode 1 SD $0.00. Sesame Street has been on TV in 120 countries all over the world. France had aired a version of Sesame Street in the 1970s and ‘80s, but it was essentially a dubbed American version. , South Africa aired Takalani Sesame, also in 2000; it focused on AIDS education with the creation of the first HIV-positive Muppet, Kami, who was declared a UNICEF "Champion for Children" in 2003. 50 years after the series debuted in the U.S., Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind Sesame Street and related programs, operates in some 150 countries, and there are more than 30 international co-productions of the show.  The Workshop recognized that the production model developed in the U.S., which reflected its needs and culture at the time, served as a framework for other countries that wanted to repeat it. Garibaldo's performer in the revival, Fernando Gomes, became a puppeteer because of the original Brazilian show's influence. The producers of these shows developed them using a variant on the CTW model, a flexible model of production based upon the experiences of the creators and producers of the U.S. show. They included both dubbed versions of the American show and versions created, developed, and produced in each country that reflected their needs, educational priorities, and culture. The Last Cookie Roundup- Cookie Monster 4. Boombah the lion and a big blue monster named Googly share the show with the energetic girl Chamki, who wears her school uniform to help inspire girls to pursue education.  Plaza Sésamo was also produced in 1972, in Mexico. By 2006, Sesame Street had become "the most widely viewed children's television show in the world", with 20 international independent versions and broadcasts in over 120 countries. 2005 also saw the premiere of a French local co-production. Armed Forces Radio and Television Network, "Why did Britain fall out of love with Sesame St?  In 1989, Susam Sokağı, a co-production filmed in Turkey, featured versions of Big Bird and an "exuberant little-girl Muppet host" named Simi. This show has aired in both Dutch and Flemish. This practise continued until the mid-1990s when the CBC network actually cancelled "Sesame Street" in favor of a 100% Canadian version called "Sesame Park." 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Then they convened the experts in a series of meetings, held in the individual countries, to create and develop a curriculum, the show's educational goals, and its set and characters, as was done in 1968 in the U.S. Finally, they held a series of meetings, both at the CTW offices in New York City and in the individual countries, to train the co-production team in the CTW model. Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird is an animated movie.It was released on August 31, 1985. Hilda the Irish hare lives there alongside the furry purple Potto; the two become friends despite cultural differences. As of 2009 it aired in several countries, including Japan, Korea, and Italy. "How does a guy like Santa Claus, who's built like a dump truck, come down all those skinny little chimneys?" The model consisted of the combination of producers and researchers working together on the show, the development of a unique curriculum, and extensive test screening of the shows. We thought the Muppets were quintessentially American, and it turns out they're the most international characters ever created". Shortly after the debut of Sesame Street in the United States in 1969, television producers, teachers, and officials of several countries approached the show's producers and the executives of the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), renamed Sesame Workshop (SW) in 2000, about the possibility of airing international versions of Sesame Street. Take a look at some of the international Sesame Streets here. Sesame Workshop has also begun working to bring play-based learning to Rohingya children living in refugee settlements in Bangladesh, their families having fled persecution in their native Myanmar. Dr. Fuster's likeness was created to educate children in Spain about exercise and eating healthy. Sesame Street international co-productions are educational children's television series based on the American Sesame Street but tailored to the countries in which they are produced. It was broadcast in Portuguese. Writing seminars were also held in New York. Sesame Workshop’s “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children” initiative offers families free tools and tips to manage common challenges, simplify everyday activities and build a community of support. (It later collaborated with Sesame Street to produce a limited series in Hebrew and English called Shalom Sesame.) 38 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television stations broadcast Sesame Street to Canada's English-speaking provinces. Sisimpur draws on the rich Bengali puppet tradition, and includes such characters as the outgoing girl Tuktuki, the nature-loving Bengal tiger Halum, and a curious jackal named Shiku, while the set features a banyan tree, tea shop, and sweets shop, all of which are traditional gathering places. Premiering in 2011, it introduced its first local Muppet character, Zari, in 2016.  A French-dubbed version was shown in 1975, which demonstrated the producers' commitment to bilingualism, one of their curriculum goals. For the first time ever, Sesame Street fans living in the U.S. can enjoy a free sampling of original international co-productions of the beloved television program. More about Sesame Street in Communities It was re-released on widescreen in 2005. Oscar asks.  All co-productions share elements with the American show, but because of their different needs, no two are exactly alike.  According to producer Nadine Zylstra, they faced unusual challenges rarely experienced in the U.S. For example, riots and conflicts between Serbs and Albanians in 2004 delayed production of the Kosovo co-production for three months. In 1996, the show changed its name to Sesame Park, and was cancelled in 2002. Sesame Street: All Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!  This difficult co-production, which was beset by political difficulties and severe flooding that delayed production, was depicted in the 2006 documentary The World According to Sesame Street. Instead of showing words on screen, children were challenged to label objects verbally, thus learning that there are different ways to say the same thing.  Northern Ireland's production, which was broadcast throughout the UK but was "rooted in everyday life in Northern Ireland", was called Sesame Tree, and was set in and around a whimsical tree. As he and Nina stop in different part of the country, they meet new friends and learn more about where they live. , Norway's co-production, entitled Sesam Stasjon, began filming in 1991. How/what did you learn from them? Cooney stated, "Our producers are like old-fashioned missionaries. In an attempt to spread awareness about children with autism, Sesame Street And Autism: See Amazing In All Children will add a new character: Julia will star alongside Elmo, who helps explain her condition to other characters (and therefore to all the children watching at home). The show's counterpart of Big Bird was a hedgehog named Kippi, while Moishe Oofnik, who originally lived in a broken car, was the Grouch (and Oscar's cousin). According to the 2006 documentary The World According to Sesame Street, the producers of the co-productions repeated the "experiment" undertaken by the original U.S. show, but adapted it to each specific situation. Plaza Sésamo now airs throughout Latin America, and includes such local characters as Abelardo, a giant parrot who is Big Bird’s cousin.  It has aired in 40 local markets, comprising forty percent of all Chinese homes.  At first, this co-production incorporated original German animation and live action segments into the U.S. version. A distinct Palestinian Shara’a Simsim then premiered in 2007. Photo: Sabban31/Wikimedia Commons. They are also Muppets.  Also in 2005, the producers of the Kosovo co-production (Rruga Sesam/Ulica Sezam) chose to present the languages of the region more evenly. According to the documentary The World According to Sesame Street, the reaction of many in the U.S. surprised Sesame Workshop. Though I'm not entirely sold on Elmo's medical education, I still think it's a pretty awesome idea. Both debuted in 1972, only three years after the show premiered in the United States.  The controversy in the U.S. was short-lived, and died down when the public discovered the facts about the South African co-production, and when UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and American televangelist and conservative activist Jerry Falwell praised the Workshop's efforts. Download apps by Sesame Street, including A Busy Day for Elmo: Sesame Street Video Calls, Oscar the Grouch Stickers, Elmo Loves ABCs, and many more. Whereas 5, Rue Sésame has a bakery and Sisimpur a tea shop, Galli Galli Sim Sim has an Internet café. Creator Joan Ganz Cooney hired former CBS executive Michael Dann to field offers to produce versions of the show in other countries. Sesame Street has a program, Sesame English, which begins to teach English to children in different countries with the help of a multilingual cat named Tingo.  Denmark created Sesamgade in 2009, which contained elements of Play With Me Sesame and locally produced segments with Elmo. Sesame Tree is a local co-production in Northern Ireland that premiered in 2008 and promotes respect and understanding in an area scarred by religious difference. , As of 2006, there were 20 active "co-productions".  Cole stated, "Children's Television Workshop (CTW) can be regarded as the single largest informal educator of young children in the world". , In 2000, Egypt's co-production, entitled Alam Simsim (عالم سمسم), began to air throughout the Arab world and was broadcast in Arabic. Dubbed versions of the show continued to be produced if the country's needs and resources warranted it.  They utilized a variant of a flexible model called the CTW model, developed by the producers and creators of the original show, to create and produce independently produced preschool television shows in other countries.  The Chinese puppeteers were trained by Kevin Clash and Caroll Spinney.  Its curriculum, which was based upon their viewers' needs, differed from many other countries and exposed Israeli children to children from different cultures. Some friends even get to video chat with Elmo as they talk with Big Bird! The show is used to address dealing with issues in the Middle East. Photo: U.S. Embassy Dhaka/Flickr, Bangladesh’s local co-production premiered in 2005. Sesame Street is a very popular show in different countries and probably millions of people know about it. The Russian co-production Ulitsa Sezam (Улица Сезам) debuted in 1996. Play with Me Sesame is the title of the current version.  One of the show's Muppet characters, Dr. Valentin Ruster, was based upon Dr. Valentín Fuster, a native Spaniard who worked at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Keep on Smilin' - Glen Campbelland Oscar the Grouch 5. The study also found that the show had a wide audience, even in communities without good access to electricity. Its inherent flexibility was attractive to producers in other countries, who saw the model as "a methodological approach that is neither doctrinaire nor culture-bound" that could be used to achieve different results in different countries. I didn't expect people to be so horrible ... and hateful and mean". In May 1970, the Mississippi state commission on educational television had voted to pull the show from the state's PBS station. Sesame Workshop brings learning, laughter, and life lessons to kids all over the world.  The show also focused on literacy, numeracy, health and hygiene, emotions, road safety, and the environment. It also featured the HIV-positive Muppet Kami from the South African co-production. Its name translates to “Open Sesame,” and the street in the original version was called “Shari’ ‘Ishrin,” or “Twentieth Street.” It’s also the runner-up for longest-running international Sesame Street co-production, after Germany’s Sesamstraße, which debuted in 1973. Previously, they aired the U.S. version. , U.S. cast members Kevin Clash and Marty Robinson have cast and trained the international puppeteers. In 1969, the producers of the original show depended upon government and foundation funding, but as Sesame Workshop CEO Gary Knell stated in 2009, the U.S. funding model would not necessarily be effective in countries with different economic and political structures. On Thursday, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that runs the early education TV show “Sesame Street” and operates in more than 150 countries, unveiled Aziz and Noor … 'Plaza Sésamo' 's Abelardo is a cousin of Big Bird.  Also in 2008, Jalan Sesama, the Indonesian co-production, premiered; its focus was the country's rich diversity. Although this production filmed its own live-action films, it used Muppet segments filmed in the U.S., which were dubbed in Dari, one of the country's two main languages.  , The need for preschool education in each country was assessed through research and interviews with television producers, researchers, and educational experts, which paralleled what the producers of Sesame Street did in the late 1960s.  By its 50th anniversary in 2019, 190 million children viewed over 160 versions of Sesame Street in 70 languages. 1, Rue Sésame began in 1976; its set consists of a courtyard of a building in a small French town. It used Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), and was broadcast in 22 Arab countries. It sought to promote mutual respect, cooperation, and tolerance, although it did not make direct reference to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to Gregory J. Gettas, the division immediately developed four main licensing policies: (1) Like the American version, all foreign versions had to be broadcast without commercials; (2) any changes would have to meet high production standards, which protected the CTW's proprietary interests; (3) all versions had to reflect the country's cultural values and traditions; and (4) all changes would have to be approved, initiated, and supervised by a local committee working with the CTW. A study conducted in 2004 showed that the show's efforts to educate Egyptian children about health were substantially influential. It aired twice weekly, and emphasized basic literacy, numeracy, and social skills. Mexico’s Plaza Sésamo was the first international co-production, along with Brazil’s Vila Sésamo.  He later told author Michael Davis, "I was aggressive and I knew people around the world".  Barrio Sésamo, made in Spain, featured over the years such characters as Caponata the hen, Don Pimpon, Espinete the pink hedgehog, and Perezgil, a snail character who was able to hide a thousand and one things in his shell. Rather than a street, the action takes place at a hollow tree, drawing on local folklore featuring fairy trees. In 2006, the show launched a Kosovo version, which was broadcast in both Albania … Count von Count's Continuous Country Cookin' Downhome Diner - The Count with Cookie Monster, Ernie, Grover, Herry Monster, Big Bird and Bert Side Two 1.  In 2005, a study was conducted about the show's impact on AIDS education in South Africa; it found that viewers exposed to Takalani Sesame demonstrated more knowledge and awareness about HIV, AIDS, and its treatment. Garibaldo's performer in the revival, Fernando Gomes, became a puppeteer because of the original Brazilian show's influence.  Afghanistan temporarily aired its first version of Sesame Street, called Koche Sesame in 2004, to help rebuild its educational system. Gettas stated, "Here is a program that speaks to them in their own language, on their level, and with respect for their intelligence". It is a short, simple, fun and entertaining quiz that can give you information … Its target audience is 4 to 7 years old, but I believe that the families of these children benefit largely as well. The Armed Forces Radio and Television Network agreed to air the first 130 episodes of the U.S.-made show for children of military personnel serving in 16 countries, including Iceland, Greece, Ethiopia, and South Korea. How did they reflect the culture that you lived in? Sesame Street in Different Countries Takalani Sesame Discussion Questions Which shows did you watch growing up?  Its curriculum emphasized aesthetics. Starting in 1978, its producers began using puppets filmed in their own studio in Germany. , Beginning in early 1973, Canada aired Sesame Street Canada. co-production 1989 Turkey Inspired by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, the program emphasized emergency preparedness. , The final two co-productions of the 1970s, both made in 1979, occurred in Kuwait and Spain. Different co-productions were produced, depending upon each country's needs and resources. A 1996 survey found that 95% of all American preschoolers had watched the show by the time they were three years old.  As of 2009, the Workshop opened its entire library of episodes, short films, and animations created all over the world so that poorer countries could use and adapt them for their purposes. In 2005, a nationwide strike in Bangladesh temporarily stalled production of their show. Her name derives from “kamogelo,” a Setswana word meaning “acceptance;” “Takalani” means “Be happy.” Kami has helped children understand and learn about HIV/AIDS, in a country where the epidemic has affected many families. The longest street in the world just built a new bridge that spans from your laptop to 12 other countries! In the world of the show, people were diverse, because they were diverse in the world outside of television screens. According to its producers, its goal was to "promote respect in the face of conflict". Zari is a Muppet character meant to promote gender equity in her native Afghanistan. Buy Season 1 SD $0.00. It was broadcast in Portuguese. , Nigeria produced its own version of Sesame Street, called Sesame Square, in 2010.  During the same period there were discussions about broadcasting the U.S. version in Britain or producing a British version of Sesame Street, but British broadcasters found the show too controversial and rejected the idea. No longer on the air, one of its curriculum goals was to prepare Russian children to live in a "new open society". According to co-producer Naila Farouky, "The reaction we got in the U.S. blew me away. One of its goals was to demonstrate to Albanian and Serbian children that their counterparts were like them. Segments from the American show were blended with original Canadian content, and McCarthy enlisted Canadian celebrities such as singer Anne Murray to appear. This co-production has also been broadcast in Puerto Rico and in Spanish-speaking Latin America since 1973, and has aired on Spanish television stations in the U.S. since 1995. During his tenure at CTW, Dann also made agreements with several Caribbean nations, Mexico, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, France, Israel, and Germany. In working with producers in other countries, Sesame Workshop provides the frameworks for the series that are to be created by local production teams within a country. , The earliest international versions were what then-CTW vice-president Charlotte Cole called "fairly simple", consisting of dubbed versions of the show with local language voice-overs and instructional cutaways. , In 1973, West Germany, one of the first countries to approach CTW, began airing Sesamstraße. She has appeared at the UN, met Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu, Whoopi Goldberg, and other notables. This co-production's goal was to improve school achievement and decrease drop-out rates for children before the third grade. They created the first HIV-positive Muppet, Kami, to confront the stigma of HIV and AIDS in South Africa. Rechov Sumsum was an Israeli co-production of Sesame Street that debuted in 1982.  The show's curriculum focused on mutual respect and understanding.  The Workshop worked in conjunction with UNICEF to produce this show, to aid in the peace process between Albanians and Serbs. , When countries were not able to afford creating original co-productions, the Workshop provided alternatives for them. After they developed, produced, and aired the new show, they conducted research to ascertain whether their curriculum goals were met, just as was done in the U.S. after the first season of Sesame Street. , After an absence of ten years, and almost 30 years after the 1983 movie Big Bird in China, 53 eleven-minute episodes of Sesame Street's Big Bird Looks at the World, filmed in Mandarin Chinese, debuted in early 2011 in China. They are Rohingya Muslims who escaped ethnic cleansing in their native Myanmar for refuge in neighboring Bangladesh. [note 1], By summer 1970, Dann had made the first international agreements for what the CTW later called "co-productions". He added, "We give a country a model of how television can be used effectively to address people's needs". And in Season 50, we introduce a new neighbor on Sesame Street, Charlotte – her friends call her “Charlie." Rua Sésamo was also broadcast in the Portuguese-speaking nations Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, and São Tomé and Príncipe. Our Street; Baltimore, Maryland; Camden, New Jersey; Greater Des Moines, Iowa; Guilford County, North Carolina; Kansas City, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Leland and Indianola, Mississippi; Los Angeles, California; Maricopa County, Arizona; Miami, Florida; Memphis, Tennessee; Transylvania County, North Carolina; About Us. , Sweden's version of Sesame Street, Svenska Sesam (1981–1983), was originally a single-season full co-production, but did not integrate puppets. The producers of Sisimpur, the Bangladesh co-production, created their own traditional puppets because their puppet-making craft is thousands of years old and an important part of their culture. Kin Folk- Ernie, Bert and Osca…  Even before the American show's debut, the CTW established an international division, which oversaw its licensing in other countries. South Africa’s Takalani Sesame debuted in 2000 and features one of the most internationally recognized Muppets: Kami, an HIV-positive character whose mother died of AIDS.  In 2003, in response to the epidemic of AIDS in South Africa, the co-producers of Takalani Sesame included the first preschool AIDS/HIV curriculum. Some members of Congress attacked Sesame Street, Sesame Workshop (previously, the CTW), and PBS. A few months after the 1969 debut of Sesame Street on National Educational Television in the United States, producers from Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Iran and Germany requested that the organization responsible for the show's production, the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), create and produce versions of Sesame Street in those countries.  The show was also broadcast on U.S. military bases.  They created Open Sesame, a series with no specific cultural references in it and, as Horne described, "universally acceptable material". Many of the adaptations of Sesame Street are changed to fit the local culture and issues, and some versions even have their own unique characters. The length of the movie is 89 minutes.it Was Produced By Sesame Workshop Which Was Called Children's Television Workshop At The Time The Jim Henson Company and Warner Bros. For example, the first HIV-positive Muppet, Kami, from the South African co-production Takalani Sesame, was created in 2003 to address the epidemic of AIDS in South Africa, and was met with controversy in the U.S. By 2006, there were 20 co-productions in countries all over the world.  The producers were further galvanized to accomplish this goal after the events of September 11.  The co-productions combined universal curriculum goals that were common around the world with educational content that specifically addressed the needs of children in each country. Its set consisted of an open plaza. Characters include the piglet Purk, who was introduced as a baby in a 2003 holiday special and wears a diaper; Pino, a Big Bird-esque baby blue bird; and Ieniemienie the mouse. Genres Kids Subtitles None available Audio languages English.  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