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Thursday, 4th October 2007

25th Anniversary EXTENDED… “en grande!”

ImageDisneyland Resort Paris has extended its year-long 25th Anniversary Celebration. Originally launched on 1st April 2007 and due to close on 31st March 2008, the celebration is now confirmed to continue through the entire 2008 season, with travel brochures already pushing the extension.

Monday, 24th September 2007

Father Christmas Village officially confirmed

ImageYou’ve no doubt seen the construction for ‘Woody’s Roundup Village‘ in Frontierland, read the rumours of a rustic reindeer ranch theme for Christmas and noticed that Goofy will be taking over Father Christmas’ Town Square spot this year… but no official word on the project has yet been given, until today.

Thursday, 13th September 2007

Bougillumination Enchantée and Dreams of Christmas

ImageEXCLUSIVE in English. Before we’ve even had chance to anticipate the spooks and spectacles of Halloween, another giant seasonal celebration comes along and boosts itself “to the power of 15.” Disney’s Christmas Season begins on 10th November 2007, with the release this week of a brand new (not to mention spectacular) decorations visual and an exciting press release — in French. Luckily for you, we’ve translated it…

Monday, 2nd July 2007

Official 2008 25th Anniversary Brochure Preview

ImageIt’s a brand new brochure! Join us for an exclusive preview of the second official holiday guide for the 25th Anniversary year, featuring the launch of advertising for The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, the first mention of Stitch Encounter, the new 2008 resort map, the first words on the seasons, new options and special offers, a renamed Tinkerbell show, returns for all the 15th highlights and one important message - “There’s still time to join the party!”.

Tuesday, 17th April 2007

(Video) Candleabration daytime

(2/04/2007 - 18:00) “Keep your eyes open, ’cause this is gonna be one of the most magical moments… EVER!” Another article, another video - and another brand new entertainment production for the 25th Anniversary. Original, epic and, above all, magical - this is Candleabration, a grand early evening ceremony to celebrate fifteen years of dreams.

Sunday, 8th April 2007

(Video) 15th Launch Night: Candleabration Fireworks

(31/03/2007 - 21:10) Well, here we are. The VIPs have mingled, the fans have waited, Daniel Powter has performed - there’s only one thing left for guests: an extra-special Candleabration, and an incredible, breathtaking fireworks display. Also included here is a photo tour of the new, illuminated 25th Anniversary Main Street.

Sunday, 8th April 2007

(Video) 15th Launch Night: Daniel Powter

(31/03/2007 - 20:50) As daylight faded, the crowd buzzed and the press mingled. The park closing announcement invited guests to stay behind in Main Street, to join in the launch of the 25th Anniversary and enjoy a very special Candleabration. First on the spectacular evening line-up: Daniel Powter, performing two live songs on Central Plaza.

Monday, 12th March 2007

15th Fever: On TV

The red carpet has been rolled out! The party is now, the celebration is officially underway! Since July last year we’ve been following every detail of the 25th Anniversary, and now it’s everywhere, for all to see, and is causing quite a stir! In a series of articles looking at the launch of the resort’s most ambitious advertising campaign ever, we begin with 25th Anniversary fever on your own TV…

Saturday, 24th February 2007

Candles, characters, decorations… and letters?

More lovely concept art from the AGM, again courtesy of DCP’s Mouetto, this time focusing both on the stage, candles and characters of Candlabration (Bougillumination) and on the banners due to line Main Street using the Christmas fairytale illuminations. Plus, there’s a new group of ten characters who need to be seen to be believed!

Wednesday, 10th January 2007

Cast Member rendez-vous of dreams

The 25th Anniversary Celebration party has begun already for the resort’s Cast Members, with a special rendez-vous gathering bringing the confirmation of countless elements of the festivities. The candle ceremony, character parade, new name badges, a dedicated website, more Kids Free and a preview of the new parade theme song were amongst the early gifts.

Wednesday, 3rd January 2007

Castle characters go Gold for the 15th

The second article in Le Parisien’s backstage look at preparations for the 25th Anniversary once again reveals more new details about the upcoming celebration. This time focusing on the castle decorations, it introduces Daniel Delcourt, head of the project, and features one stand-out detail - that the statues won’t be full-colour, but rather: gold.

Monday, 10th July 2006

A spectacular character candles collection

Disneyland Resort Paris will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in spectacular fashion from April 2007, and one of the highlights at Disneyland Park will be a special character decoration all over the castle! In yet another exclusive first-look, we present a stunning series of new advertising visuals created especially for the celebration.