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    World Showcase ‘Eat to the Beat’ Concert Lineup

    Here is the full ‘Eat to the Beat’ concert lineup that is part of Epcot’s 2016 Food and Wine Festival. The concerts will all take place at the America Gardens Theatre in front of the American Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase. Shows are scheduled at: 5:30, 6:45, and 8pm Sept. 14 – 15: Wang Chung […]

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    Kidcot Fun Stops

    Kidcot Fun Stops are craft stations for kids 3 to 6. Located in World Showcase pavilions, it is a fun way to “travel the world” while drawing, writing, and stamping too. Kids get to meet Cast Members from different countries and learn about their customs. Kidcot Fun Stops are at: Mexico Pavilion (near Animales Fantasticos) Norway Pavilion (The Puffin’s Roost) […]

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    Captain Eo at Epcot to Permanently Close Dec. 7th

    According to Orlando Theme Park News a new sign was installed in front of the Captain EO attraction at Epcot. The massage now invites Guests to “see them change the world one last time,” as the “farewell mission” of this ragtag band will take place on December 6, 2015. The attraction will officially close its […]

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    Epcot Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced

    Walt Disney World has released the entire list of narrators for the 2015 edition of Candlelight Processional, the annual retelling of the Christmas story at Epcot. New participants include Chandra Wilson, Daniel Dae Kim, America Ferrera and the previously announced Meredith Vieira. Along with the celebrity readers, Candlelight Processional includes a mass choir and live […]

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    The Gardens at the Canadian Pavilion

    The Gardens at the Canadian Pavilion pay tribute to the city of Victoria in British Columbia, otherwise known as the “City of Gardens.” This peaceful place is missed by many guests entering the World Showcase. We only wish they had some nice park benches in the shade so you can soak-in all the beautiful flowers! […]

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    Tomb Warriors of Epcot’s China Pavilion

    Review by Mark Hickson: At the House of the Whispering Willows Gallery in Epcot’s China Pavilion there is an exhibit “Tomb Warriors – Guardian Spirits of Ancient China.” It showcases a replica of the most famous archaeological excavation in the history of China. above: an example of how all the Terracotta figures were painted. I […]

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    Epcot’s Matsuriza Taiko Drummers

    For the last seventeen years, six times a day, five days a week, the Matsuriza troupe of Taiko Drummers have been entertaining guests at Epcot’s Japan Pavilion beautiful five story pagoda. In the Japanese language “Taiko” means “great drum” but you will find drums of all sizes being used by these talented, and very fit ladies. […]

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    DbM Details: The Morocco Pavilion

    The Morocco Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase is to say the least, the most beautiful and majestic of all the pavilions, followed only by Norway, China and Japan. The architectural ornamentation and detail is second to none. Is is also the only pavilion in which the country’s government aided in the design and still sponsors […]

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    The Living Seas

    By Mark Hickson: In April I had a wonderful visit to The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion. I find the new pavilion title a bit of a mouthful so I just say “The Living Seas.” It’s short and straight to the point. They have changed a few things through the years but the small […]

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    Norway Pavilion’s ‘Frozen Ever After’ Preview

    According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, a small group of press were shown a preview of the new Epcot attraction “Frozen Ever After.” Long time Walt Disney Imagineer Kathy Mangum, who is the creative head for Walt Disney World, lead a walk through of the show mock-ups at Imaginering’s Glendale, Ca headquarters. The […]

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    Closures Confirmed at Innoventions West & East

    Disney Parks have confirmed that all three exhibits in Innoventions West will close and one exhibit in Innoventions East will also close for refurbishment. A Disney spokeswoman said Friday, “The last day of operation for the exhibits in Innoventions West has been changed to April 29 , 2015 including THINK presented by IBM, The Great […]