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Initial "The Smurfs"-themed store debuts in Brussels

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09:04, June 27, 2012

Photo taken on June 25, 2012, shows "The Smurfs" dolls are displayed on shelves in an initial "The Smurfs"-themed store in Brussels, capital of Belgium. June 25 marks not only the birthday of Peyo, the cartoon's Belgian creator, but also the Global Smurfs Day. The first "The Smurfs"-themed store was located inside the cartoon statue museum in downtown Brussels. The Smurfs, which are a fictional group of small blue creatures living in a forest somewhere in Europe, hit the whole world as popular Belgian cartoon images. The Smurfs comic strips have been introduced to 80 countries with editions in 35 languages. (Photo: Xinhuanet.com)
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