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|Winx Club - Episode 510|
|Season Five, Episode Ten|
| Episode Information
|Italian Title||Natale Ad Alfea (Christmas at Alfea)|
|Nickelodeon Title||A Magix Christmas|
|Italian Air Date||October 29, 2012|
|English Air Date||December 9, 2012 (USA)|
December 25, 2013 (Canada)
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It begins in the Winx dorm where a festive Bloom is happily packing to head to her Earth home for Christmas. The other girls come in noticing Bloom's mood, who tells them of her plan to go visit Mike and Vanessa for the Holidays. The Winx are happy for her, but then ask what Christmas is in the first place, as they are not natives of Earth. Bloom explains about the holiday, about Christmas cheer, tree decorating, and giving out presents. The last part they understood, but Bloom tells them that it's more than that. She can't quite explain it, but all she could say is that Christmas is magic. Meanwhile in their hideout, the Trix eavesdrop on the Winx's conversation. They also don't know a thing about Christmas, but they believe it to be a source of magic and they intend to get it for themselves. During Christmas Eve on Earth, Mike and Vanessa were preparing the festive atmosphere as local neighborhood kids were there. They all eagerly awaited for Bloom's arrival.
At Alfea, Bloom prepares to leave as the Specialists arrive to see her off as well. Unknown to anyone, the Trix were around under invisibility stealth. They summon a pack of ice dragons to attack, causing a panic in the courtyard. The Winx quickly transform to fight them, but were shocked to see that no matter how many times they destroy the ice dragons, they would just regenerate. The Specialists and Faculty quickly get the other students inside as the fight goes on. It was bad timing as during the fight, Bloom misses Mike's call to her, who gets worried about her absence.
The Trix then have the dragons seal all of Alfea inside an indestructible dome of ice to prevent anyone from leaving or entering. Faragonda comes out and tells them that the only way to destroy the ice dragons and the dome is to take out the source of magic causing it. This means that Bloom can't go home.
Mike and Vanessa get worried that their next few calls weren't getting through, and that this Christmas won't be the same without her. The kids believe Bloom will find a way to get back.
Bloom also finds out her calls weren't going out due to the dome, making her upset and going inside. Stella gets the Winx and the Specialists to help her out by "bringing Christmas to Bloom". But first, they've got to get themselves familiar with the holiday first...
Tecna does some research on the holiday of Christmas, only getting the vague details (Stella inadvertently volunteering herself to play Santa Claus), but they try their best to make it happen. Bloom walks the halls of Alfea feeling saddened by the events.The Trix turn invisible and go to Alfea where they shove a girl down. Unknown to her, the Trix stalk her, but get thwarted when Faragonda finds Bloom, who tells her that the source of magic sealing them all in is right there in Alfea.
Bloom comes outside to see the Winx and Specialists near draped-over objects. They tell her that they've brought Christmas over to her and show them the objects. This consisted of a "Christmas tree" (which was just a normal tree haphazardly decorated), Christmas stockings (which were ACTUAL stockings), and an oversized gingerbread house. Stella comes in dressed as the "jolly man in red". Musa, Tecna, and Aisha do a "Christmas cheer", which they thought was a cheerleader routine. Bloom was a bit perplexed and amused by this, but appreciates the efforts anyway. She then presents them with friendship bracelets with each of their colours.
The Trix finally make themselves known and attack. The Winx transform to fight against them as well as the ice dragons. Icy then demands for Bloom to "give up her Christmas magic to her". Bloom immediately realized that this attack was based on a stupid assumption and fights back. She then gets angry when Icy destroys the setup her friends made and immediately blasts the Trix away with a huge flaming dragon, which also destroyed the ice dragons and the ice dome, shattering it to form a beautiful snowfall.
Bloom explains that this is a White Christmas due to the snowfall. Faragonda comes out to congratulate Bloom and that the holiday wasn't over just yet. She then used her powers to summon a portal, which produced a table, a Christmas tree, a gingerbread house, and Christmas stockings. All of Alfea then gets decorated with Christmas lights. Apparently, Faragonda had done her research.
Bloom was met with another surprise. From the portal, Mike and Vanessa come out, along with the neighborhood kids. Bloom was happy to see them for Christmas after all. She and the other Winx give the visiting Earth children a flying session around Alfea.
- Gardenia children
- Matt's Sister
- Winx Club
- This is episode features the first Harmonix group transformation that features all six Winx Club members.
- Mike and Vanessa, as well as the neighborhood kids, were able to set foot in Alfea despite the magical barrier. This is due to the fact that Faragonda used her magic to allow them to set foot at Alfea.
- It's revealed that it never snows in Magix. This was also pointed out in a story in the comic where a wizard used weather magic to make it snow.
- This is the second time the TV series celebrated a holiday. The first being is Halloween in Hallowinx.
- When they are flying, Bloom is not seen with the kids she was holding; yet they land on the ground.
- This, along with The Lilo, includes a song during the flying scene called Christmas Magic, the first was We Are Believix.
- This episode was not aired or unknown in Nickelodeon Canada, It is unclear if they have air it or not.
- In the iTune Store, the package is called Winx Club Beyond Believix, Vol 2. and is listed as the 13th episode.
- Although this episode is the tenth one to be produced, this episode was aired after Episode 513 in the US, which causes some continuity errors, such as the Winx Club still having their Harmonix even though they earned their Sirenix and the fact that the 2D animated opening sequence is still in use even though a new 3D one was introduced in the previous episode.
- Letizia Ciampa as Bloom
- Perla Liberatori as Stella
- Ilaria Latini as Flora
- Domitilla D'Amico as Tecna
- Gemma Donati as Musa
- Laura Lenghi as Aisha
- Alessandro Quarta as Sky
- Massimiliano Alto as Brandon
- Corrado Conforti as Timmy
- Mirko Mazzanti as Riven
- Leonardo Gaziano as Helia
- Roberta Greganti as Faragonda
- Tatiana Dessi as Icy
- Federica de Bortoli as Darcy
- Valeria Vidali as Stormy
- Roberto Certomà as Mike
- Babara De Bortli as Vanessa
- Unknown as Matt
- Unknown as Matt's Sister
- Molly C. Quinn as Bloom
- Amy Gross as Stella
- Alejandra Reyonso as Flora
- Morgan Decker as Tecna
- Romi Dames as Musa
- Keke Palmer as Aisha
- Matt Shively as Sky
- Adam Gregory as Brandon
- Charlie Schlatter as Timmy
- Sam Riegel as Riven
- David Faustino as Helia
- Larisa Oleynik as Faragonda/Icy
- Jennifer Cody as Darcy
- Kimberly Brooks as Stormy
- James Patrick Stuart as Mike
- April Stewart as Vanessa
- Maxim Knight as Matt
- Isabella Murad as Matt's Sister
"But you know, the thing that makes Christmas special is... hard to describe. It's... magic." - Bloom