Pakapaka

Pakapaka is an Argentine television channel and website providing shows and original programming for children ages 2 to 12 and their families.[2] Launched initially as a programming section in the Encuentro television channel on September 23, 2007, and later as a digital terrestrial television and FTA channel on September 17, 2010,[1] although regular transmissions begun on September 9. It is operated by Argentina's Ministry of Education.

Pakapaka
Pakapaka logo20.png
Launched17 September 2010; 9 years ago (2010-09-17) [1]
Owned byMinistry of Education of Argentina
Picture format16:9 (HDTV)
Slogan"Inventar el mundo (Invent the world)"
CountryArgentina
Websitepakapaka.gob.ar
Availability
Terrestrial
TDT22.02 (HD)
Satellite
DirecTVChannel 303
C-BandAMC 6 [1]
Cable
CablevisiónChannel 199 (digital)
TelecentroChannel 23 (200 digital)
TeleredChannel 49 (300 digital)
CablehogarChannel 19 (200 digital)

The word paka paka in Quechua language refers to the "hide and seek" game.[3]

ProgrammingEdit

 
Zamba has become one of the most popular characters of Pakapaka. Depicted are Zamba (right), José de San Martín (center) and Niña (left) during a celebration commemorating the May Revolution.

The channel transmits 24 hours a day. Its programming is divided in two blocks. The first one Ronda Pakapaka, aimed to 2 to 5 years old (preschoolers),[2] contains the following programmes:[4]

  • Chikuchis
  • Cocoricó
  • Hip-Hip and Hurra
  • Las aventuras de Dalgo
  • Los mundos de Uli
  • Medialuna y las noches mágicas
  • Molly (Die kleine Monsterin
  • Soli y Lu
  • Tincho

The second block, for children from 6 to 12 years old, contains the following programmes:

  • + pelis
  • Biblioteca infinita
  • Cachorros de zoo
  • Cineclub Pakapaka
  • Cuentos muy, muy exagerados
  • El libro de la selva
  • En globo por el globo
  • Feria de variedades
  • Hostal Morrison
  • Kikirikí
  • La casa de la ciencia
  • Notipakapaka
  • Pakapaka de película
  • S.O.S. Mediadores
  • Stella y Sam
  • Un dibujo muy animado
  • Tinga Tinga Tales

Past programmesEdit

  • Animapaka
  • Aquí estoy yo
  • Autoretrato
  • Caja rodante
  • Calibroscopio
  • Caracoles
  • Cazurros al cuadrado
  • CienciaCierta
  • Cuentos de cachorros
  • Dale Qué
  • El Diario de Mika
  • El mundo de los ¿por qué?
  • El taller de historias
  • El show de Perico
  • Eva
  • Fun with Claude
  • Hailey y sus amigos
  • Horizontes
  • Hotel de zombis
  • Inventia
  • La asombrosa excursión de Zamba
  • Los Pies magicos de Franny
  • Misión aventura
  • Moko
  • Ruby Gloom
  • Teca en la tele
  • Todo sobre comadrejas
  • Veo Veo
  • ¿Y ahora qué?
  • Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto!
  • Zapa Zapa
  • Zoé Kézako

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Programación - Cableoperadores" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 May 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Institucional" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 7 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ "Programación - Grilla de programación" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 8 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012.

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