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Ad (c) Disney At a glance, this classic ‘thumbs up’ sign emulates the effect that Disneyland Paris has on children worldwide. However, on closer inspection, the hand in this visual only has three fingers – just like Mickey Mouse. By offering a potentially human element to Mickey Mouse this campaign radically challenges children’s perception of […]

Watch Part 1 in HD – Part 2 Disney’s Electrical Parade (formerly known as the Main Street Electrical Parade) is now found at Disney’s California Adventure in the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. This parade was the inspiration for several other parades, including Spectromagic at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, as well as […]

Ever want to meet Bob Iger or John Lasseter? How about being present at the annual Disney Legends induction ceremony? Does the idea of a sneak peek at upcoming Disney projects sound appealing? The D23 Expo is just the event for you! Here is the press release with the official details: D23 EXPO, THE ULTIMATE […]

By now, many Disney Parks fans know that you can see Walt Disney World in 3D through Google Earth. What most people don’t know is that this same feature is now also enabled for Disneyland Paris! I’ve yet to thoroughly explore the resort, but it the 3D imagery appears to be very high quality. You […]

Part 1 shown above – Part 2 BraviSEAmo! is sort of like Tokyo DisneySea’s answer to Fantasmic!, presented at the Mediterranean Harbor. It does not have a dedicated seating area like Fantasmic! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios does. The music for BraviSEAmo! was composed by Gavin Greenaway, who was also responsible for the scores to Shrek, […]

Video includes pre-show musician entertainment. Link to the video Fantasmic! is a great story of what goes on in Mickey Mouse’s imagination. This show takes place at both Disneyland Park in California and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. While the stories are essentially the same on both coasts, there are segments of the story which […]

Watch in HD Wishes at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is narrated by Jiminy Cricket. It’s not just a fireworks show, since it includes awesome lights on Cinderella Castle and even a live appearance by Tinkerbell herself (weather permitting, of course). This is probably what most people would associate with “the Disney World […]

watch video in HD Illuminations: Reflections of Earth at Epcot in Walt Disney World is my favorite Disney nighttime spectacular. It was introduced in late 1999 under the name “Illuminations 2000: Reflections of Earth” as a part of the Millennium Celebration at Walt Disney World. It has now become a classic part of Epcot’s World […]

For the next couple weeks, I plan on running a series of videos of nighttime entertainment at the Disney theme parks around the world. After I am done, I will post a poll where you can vote on which is your favorite. This post will be an index of the videos which I post: – […]

Yes, this time the rumors about Disney building a resort somewhere else in the continental U.S. besides California or Florida may very well be coming true. It was announced today that Disney has purchased 15 acres of land in the National Harbor development near Washington, DC, with the intent of building a resort hotel similar […]