Mexico City, Mexico. KidZania Journal. June 1, 2012. (English). After being officially founded on May 30 during a VIP morning ceremony by Mexico’s First Lady and the President of KidZania, KidZania Cuicuilco had its Foundation Event, with the participation of over 3,000 guests including representatives from its industry partners, media, celebrities, collaborators and over 100 guests from KidZanias all over the world.
KidZania Cuicuilco is the company’s third theme park in Mexico and tenth in the world, making it the most innovative edutainment center on the planet.
Following an exciting speech by a child representing Mexico’s youth, Mr. Xavier López Ancona together with a group of kids and KidZania’s investors, lit up the “Eternal Spirit”. Guests then were able to enjoy the night away with delicious hors d’oeuvres and spirits.
KidZania Cuicuilco is the largest, most inventive KidZania children’s theme park to date. Located in Mexico City, KidZania Cuicuilco is home to unmatched experiences for kids that spotlight environmental stewardship, empathy for differently-abled children, practical financial skills and “good-for-you” choices by way of food and recreation.
KidZania Cuicuilco is a 14,000 square meter (150,000 square foot) kid-sized city complete with 90 real-world establishments, including a city hall, bank, restaurants, hospital, sport’s stadium and more. Once in the park, kids choose from more than 120 careers, including a dog trainer (complete with real-live dog), mechanic, power plant operator, surgeon, CSI investigator, tortilla chief, road paver and more.