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Smurf-tastic village painted blue in southern Spain

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A man, left, dressed up as the fictional character Gargamel, an enemy of the smurfs, stands near a smurf statue during a promotional event in the Andalusian village of Juzcar, near Malaga, southern Spain, on Thursday, June 16. The facades of the houses were painted blue as part of a global promotion for the Sony Picture film "The Smurfs."

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Children dressed up as "smurfs" take part in a promotional event in the Andalusian village of Juzcar on Thursday.

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People walk trough the streets of the village of Juzcar on Thursday.

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A girl dressed up as a "smurf" eats a cotton candy as she takes part in a promotional event in the Andalusian village of Juzcar on Thursday.

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Two Smurfs are pictured on a roof of a house in Juzcar during the shooting of the Smurfs 3D on Thursday in Juzcar.

What an enchanting time to be a kid in Juzca, Spain. According to Reuters, the facades of the houses of Juzcar were painted blue after Sony chose it for the world premiere of the new movie 'The Smurfs 3D,'  opening on July 29 in the US. You can check out more images of the blue village on PhotoBlog here.