100 years of Disney: All the news coming in the next few years

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impossible to go to disney and not feel the magic of childhood. The parks bring this atmosphere as if we were in another world and the experiences have become more and more realistic and immersive.

We’ve already seen many new releases since last year due to the celebration of 50 years of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, like the roller coaster of Guardians of the Galaxy the new area of Ratatouille O Disney Genie shows and exclusive services.

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But the complex continues to grow and update itself, with plans for the coming years.

This month, in California, the D23 Expo 2022 an event aimed at the media and fans, when the main projects are announced to the public, always with the presence of artists, disclosing exclusive content for those who attend in person.

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In addition to streaming movies, games and series Disney+ many announcements were made about the parks in both Orlando and California.

CNN Travel & Gastronomy made a list of the news that are coming so you can already dream about your next trip to the Disney parks.

100 years of The Walt Disney Company

The celebration of 50 years of the Walt Disney World Resort It’s not even over yet, but on the first day of 2023 we’ll have one more reason to celebrate: the 100th anniversary of The Walt Disney Company.

In addition to an exhibition about the company that will be taking a world tour, the parks will receive new products such as ears and caps, commemorative menus in the restaurants and, of course, Mickey and Minnie will receive special clothes during the celebration.

The parks will also have exclusive shows to celebrate the centenary christened “100 Years of Wonder”.

Walt Disney World

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During the Blue Sky panel at D23, the parks president Josh D’Amaro talked about ideas and sketches for parks in the coming years. Often “imagineers” often do this to get a feel for how the public and media will receive these ideas.

One of them was the expansion of the park Magic Kingdom which will be able to receive themed areas from the movies “Encanto” and “Viva – Vida é uma festa”, as well as an area dedicated to Disney villains.

Another idea is the renovation of Dinoland USA in animal kingdom , which would be reimagined to become the theme of the “Zootopia” and “Moana” films. D’Amaro showed sketches of the projects and explained the concept of each of them, but it’s still not certain.

What is already confirmed is the new attraction of Tiana, the protagonist princess of the film “The princess and the Frog” . the new adventure Tiana’s Bayou Adventure It will take the place of the iconic Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom and is slated to open in 2024.

Also at Magic Kingdom, the novelty that excited the fans was the return of “Happily Ever After”, the fireworks and projections show that took place since 2017 and was replaced by Disney Enchantment in 2021, which brought a new concept, new music and different projections.

“Happily Ever After” will return with some changes in 2023, but keeping its essence.

Another attraction that is being highly anticipated by “Disneymaniacs” is the new Magic Kingdom roller coaster, the TRON Lightcycle Run scheduled to open in spring 2023. The attraction already exists at Disneyland in Shanghai and is a great success.

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O EPCOT also announced some changes planned for the next few years. The park has been updated since 2020, with the biggest changes in its history, with new pavilions and attractions.

In 2023, the park will have a new fireworks show celebrating 100 years of the Walt Disney Company, as well as the completion of the World Celebration pavilion with a new Walt Disney statue.

EPCOT will gain an attraction inspired by the movie “Moana”, which will be part of the World Nature pavilion, which will connect visitors with the history of the planet’s water. “The Journey of Water” It is scheduled to open in 2023.

At the animal kingdom the big announcement is the return of the show “Finding Nemo The Big Blue…and Beyond” , inspired, of course, by the Pixar movie “Finding Nemo”. The show returns with new choreography and music and promises to delight guests.

Disneyland Resort

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The place where it all began, Disneyland, will also receive news in the coming years.

Starting with the most impactful and daring, announced by the director of Marvel , Kevin Feige: the expansion of the Avengers Campus area, which will be entirely based on the Multiverse, which is the plot of the stage that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is currently in.

Most impressive will be the new, fully immersive attraction, where heroes will appear in several different dimensions, fighting to defeat Thanos in a universe where the villain won the war against the Avengers.

The area Pacific Wharf at California Adventure Park, will be completely restructured to bring San Fransokyo a city that appears in the movie “Big Hero 6” which, as the name suggests, is a mixture of San Francisco and Tokyo.

In celebration of 100 years of Disney, the night show World of Color will also be revamped and will tell this story through music and water projections, showing classic and newer Disney films. Disneyland’s fireworks show will change to celebrate the centenary.

Those nostalgic were also able to celebrate the return of Mickey’s Toon Town, the area where we can visit the home of Mickey, Minnie and Donald Duck. In addition, the Mickey and Minnie’s Run Away Railway attraction, already existing in Orlando, will also have a home in Californian Disney.

other news

During the event, a new Pixar-themed hotel in California was also announced, which will pay homage to the studio’s films such as “Toy Story”, “Amusingly” and “Up – High Adventures”.

In addition to the announcement of a new cruise, Disney Treasure and a private island in the Bahamas.

About Theresa Gallian

Theresa Gallian has a degree in film and works as social media at CNN Viagem & Gastronomia. One of her biggest passions is to explore the world and meet people from all over the world, but she confesses that she has an extra crush on the land of Mickey, so much so that she has already exchanged to work at Disney parks. She’s so tuned in to everything that goes on there that she keeps Instagram @mainstreetbloga profile that tells all the news about the parks.

*Texts published by Insiders do not necessarily reflect the opinion of CNN Viagem & Gastronomia.

Source: CNN Brasil

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