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Disney Characters’ Express

Thursday, 15th November 2007

In Video: Christmas enchantment like nowhere else on Earth

15-christmasvideo-00.jpg‘Tis the season to be enchanted! The 25th Anniversary Christmas Season officially launched this past weekend under a flurry of snowfall and thousands of sparkling lights, for two whole months the resort transformed into a festive winter wonderland. Now, discover the entire season — in an exclusive official video!

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.

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!”.

Saturday, 14th April 2007

(Video) Disney Characters’ Express

(1/04/2007 - 12:45) “Attention! Le petit train des personnages arrive! The Disney Characters’ Express is coming!” With a *choo choo*, a puff of smoke and a frenzied pace, the familiar Casey Jr train rolls into view, with a gleaming new look and some very special passengers. Experience it as if you were there, in pictures and a full video.

Saturday, 7th April 2007

(Video) Disney Characters’ Express press premiere

(31/03/2007 - 11:00) The official press premiere of Disney Characters’ Express starring Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) was met by a line of frenzied camera crews and reporters, whilst being watched over by entertainment vice president François Leroux. Amongst the rush, it was “All Aboard!” and no meet ‘n’ greets for guests…

Thursday, 5th April 2007

(Video) Final rehearsals for new entertainment

(30/03/2007 - 16:00) Step into Disneyland Park with just one day to go before the Press Event, as we present selected video clips from the final rehearsals for Disney Characters’ Express and Disney’s Once Upon a Dream Parade, plus a glimpse at the first press film crew and some final spit and polish on Main Street just before the rainy parade.

Wednesday, 4th April 2007

J-1 brings frenzied final touches

(30/03/2007 - 10:00) As clouds decended and rain began to pour, the cleaners, crew and Cast Members of the resort ploughed ahead with last minute preparations for the huge press event of the following day. Final repaints, frenzied cleaning and final touches to the anniversary attractions…

Wednesday, 28th March 2007

Disney Characters’ Express exclusive preview!

Via our friends at Photos Magiques, we’re proud to present an exclusive first-look at Disney Characters’ Express - in both photos and video! The new morning parade performed a special twilight avant-première for invited press and travel groups, revealing the huge redesign of the old Casey Jr. float… and the mini-parade’s music. No, it’s not Dancin’!

Thursday, 1st March 2007

Disney Characters jump aboard the celebration

Walt Disney used to simply say “Get them out there!”. If there’s one advantage Disneyland will forever have over any other theme park, it’s the Disney characters. “They are the greatest asset we have” he said. And apparently, the people behind the 25th Anniversary Celebration agree. We’ve been promised “more Disney characters than ever before” for many months now, but this is Disney - nothing is ever that ordinary…

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.