Month: January 2017

It’s a Lucky Morning at Shanghai Disney Resort During Chinese New Year

This week’s morning photo comes to us from the Gardens of Imagination at Shanghai Disneyland, where Mickey Mouse leads a special drum ceremony at the start of each day in honor of Chinese New Year. Did you know that sound is said to drive away bad luck in favor of fortune? You’ll find this good luck charm at Storytellers Statue every morning of the...

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Simba & Mufasa Have Father-Son Time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Today’s Disney Doodle focuses on a favorite father-son pair, Simba and Mufasa from “The Lion King.” In this graphic, artist Ashley Taylor imagines what the duo would do if they had the chance to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. According to her, she can easily imagine them checking out life on the savanna over at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. “I’ve stayed at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge before and it’s absolutely breathtaking. I can easily image Simba and Mufasa spending their mornings...

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Walt Disney Records’ Releases Limited Edition Mickey Mouse Club 10″ Picture Disc Available January 31st Exclusively At Disney Music Emporium

Dust off the record player because the Mouseketeers have returned to vinyl!  This limited edition 10” picture disc features two original tracks from the “Mickey Mouse Club.”  Only 3,500 copies of this vinyl were pressed in celebration of Walt Disney Record’s 60th anniversary. When the “Mickey Mouse Club” debuted on October 5th, 1955, not only did Mouse ears begin a fashion trend still seen today, it introduced one of the most iconic marches of all time – the “Mickey Mouse March.”  Composed by lead Mouseketeer (and Disney Legend) Jimmie Dodd, and arranged by fellow Disney Legend Buddy Baker, it...

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Re-Imagined Planet Hollywood Observatory Opens at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort Today

Planet Hollywood Observatory has opened its flagship location in the heart of Disney Springs, transforming its iconic globe into a four-story stargazing observatory with new spaces including an outdoor terrace, a new menu and an exciting new look and feel. Inside it’s an immersive theatrical dining experience, with each floor providing a different ambience, including the fabulous curated collection of film-making memorabilia and a 4,500-square-foot video wall the uses trompe l’oeil 3D technology – images with such realism that they appear to be in three dimensions. Classic Planet Hollywood dishes are on the new menu, as well as a...

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This Day In History

  • 1930 Wild Waves (starring Mickey & Minnie) released
  • 1952 Let’s Stick Together (starring Donald) released
  • 2000 The Lion King stage show opened in Toronto
  • 2000 The Walt Disney World Marching band disbanded
  • 2003 It Runs In The Family released

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