Fantorangen – half elephant, half orangutang

NRK – Norwegian public broadcasting company
handpuppet rodpuppet
Height: 45 cm
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This sweet, mischievous puppet was the first TV star Tiina created. Fantorangen has been a huge success for NRK (the Norwegian Public Broadcaster) since its inaugural appearance in 2007. If you try to find a person in Norway today who has never heard about this little orange fellow it is quite likely you won’t succeed!

Fantorangen has definitely earned its position as a prominent part of children's cultural heritage in Norway.

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A large selection of Fantorangen spin-off products have been introduced following the success. Examples are game apps, books, soft toys etc. Have a look at one of the popular Fantorangen music videos here: