Unfortunately, living in Britain means we can’t always attend Disney’s big press event but we certainly can follow them. On this post, we plan to update it with news, info and others Twitter pics to let you know what is happening. So, Stay tuned!
Tonight’s Media presentation will take place inside Mickey’s Phillharmagic.
The are using the large screen to good effect
Al Weiss is the first to present
Presentations begin with “Around the World”
7.21pm – Al Weiss announces that plans are “moving forward” with Shanghai Disneyland. He declares “I have never been more excited about the direction of our business.”
7.22pm – Meg Crofton takes to the stage. “Our guests are already telling us Wild Africa Trek is fantastic,”
7.26pm – Meg talks about Winnie the Pooh, Rapunzel, Dinning and Parades. She dared mention “Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun”!
Logo for Magic, Memories and You
7.29pm – Darth and Storm Troopers interrupt presentation. Star Tours to open May 20th in time for Star Wars Weekends
7.30pm – Talk moves on to Fantasyland Expansion.
7.32pm – Eric Jacobsen on stage to talk about “Under the Sea” attraction. Dumbo queue to have “unparalleled array of fun-filled family games,”
7.34 – Talk moves to Storybook Circus, Princess Meet and Greet and Snow White Mine Train. Nothing new. Fantasyland talk ends with no new information than was released earlier in the day.
7.36 – Peter Yesowich takes to the stage.”8 out of 10 kids want to go to Walt Disney World” “5 out of 10 want to go to Disneyland and 8 out of 10 on a Disney Cruise”
7.43pm – Peter Yesowic is still talking stats!!!
7.44pm – Alan Bruun talk about the new Magic, The Memories and You show.
“It’s a heck of a lot more than a slideshow on the castle.” There will be 16 projectors in 4 rooftop locations.
What the castle will look like at times during show
7.52pm – Presentation ends
There were many bloggers, podcasters and website owners at last nights event who procided some fantastic coverage of the events that happened late in to the night for those of us in the UK. Below are two great video courtesy of Inside the Magic. The first is footage from the press event followed by the press premiere of The Magic, The Memories and You projection show