Wednesday’s are now devoted to bringing the readers up-to-date with what is going on the world of Disney with news stories (and a take or two from me from time to time). Wednesday’s will also focus on what is going on in the parks as well with attraction and show guides as well. This week, we are going to focus on mainly the news but we are going to start with a big change that is coming to Disneyland.
Last year, there was a lot of discussion involving Disney and Norway about the Norway pavilion. In the end, the Maelstrom attraction was closed by Disney and it was announced that a Frozen-style attraction would be taking its place. At the time, no details about the attraction were released. This week, Disney released a tentative opening date (May 1, 2016) and some of the details of the attraction. As usual, I spent a couple of days reading articles about the new attraction before forming my opinion on what will be coming to the Norway pavilion. More to follow after the jump.
With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, I wanted to dedicate today’s post to the mothers who didn’t make it to the end of their Disney movie. Chances are if you are a mother in a Disney movies, you are not going to make it passed the halfway point of the movie and more likely the first 15 minutes. However, these deaths help to make the main character stronger by the end of the movie. I want to spend some time looking at four mothers from Disney movies.
Everybody loves a good show and Walt Disney World is filled with show-type attractions. Show attractions are great heading into the summer season. They can be used to escape the heat or an afternoon thunderstorm since they are longer than most ride-type attractions. Show attractions, also, come in all shapes and sizes. They can be from a Disney movie or from take people back in time. Fireworks, Illuminations, and Fantasmic are not eligible for this list So, with that in mind, let’s head into the countdown.
Yesterday, I wrote about the changes coming to Hollywood Studios and closed the article with what new attractions/lands will be coming to the Walt Disney World theme parks. One theme park was noticeably absent on that list….EPCOT. There are some changes going on in and around the World Showcase (A Frozen Attraction for Maelstrom and changes to some shows). But over in Future World, things lie stagnant. Attractions have gone many years without being updated or revamped into something fresh. Will EPCOT get some TLC once the changes have been completed at Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios? No one knows for sure and those completion dates are far into the future. Today, let’s throw on our Imagineering hats and retool EPCOT.