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Construction Begins on new Festival of the Lion King Location

Construction walls have appeared in the corner of Africa in Disney’s Animal Kingdom where the show building and facilities for the park’s popular show Festival of the Lion King will be moving. In January, we reported on leaked plans for … Continue reading

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Imagineer Chris Beatty on Creative Process Behind New Fantasyland

As part of the New Fantasyland grand opening event, I had the opportunity to interview Imagineer Chris Beatty who was creative director for the expansion. During the roundtable discussion Beatty explained the process of designing a new attraction with a … Continue reading

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New Fantasyland Introduction From Tom Staggs

Last night, the media was invited to get acquainted with New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom at a special party. When Tom Staggs moved from Disney CFO to Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts he played an important … Continue reading

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Dragon really does fly over New Fantasyland Media Event

Tonight was the big VIP party for the grand opening of New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom. We were promised something spectacular and Disney did not disappoint. You may have been following the escapades of Gary over on his Dragon … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Video of New Fantasyland Construction – Part 3

With the big media event to officially open New Fantasyland beginning tonight, we wrap up our look back at the construction of the Fairytale Forest section of the Magic Kingdom expansion with a general look at the construction and a … Continue reading

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