Disney is going to make sure that you know about their newest project in China with a massive telecast across multiple channels. The “Grand Opening Celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort” is a telecast event for the latest Disney Park.
Notable celebrity appearances include Chinese television and movie star Sun Li and Disney Channel’s Sofia Carson who will narrate the telecast. The melee of entertainment will also include music performed by acclaimed Chinese Artists Lang Lang and The Shanghai Symphony with Conductor Tan Dun who will debut the original song, “Ignite the Dreamer Within,” written especially for the grand opening of Shanghai Disneyland.
Bob Iger, CEO for The Walt Disney Company, will be joined by nearly 3000 distinguished guests, celebrities and government officials at the largest, tallest and most interactive castle at the heart of any Disney Park, The Enchanted Storybook Castle. The occasion promises tons choreography, acrobatics, costumes and technology in grand scale, with dazzling lights, Disney music, pageantry, special effects and fireworks. The one and only Mickey Mouse will also join in on the enchanting celebration.
Produced by Disney Parks in partnership with IMG, the television special will be directed by the award-winning Hamish Hamilton. The gala concert from The Enchanted Storybook Castle stage is created by Disney Parks Entertainment in collaboration with Hasbas Entertainment.
The special event be presented THURSDAY, JUNE 16 (8:00-8:30 p.m.) simultaneously on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD and each channel’s App. It will play again on FRIDAY, JUNE 17 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) on Freeform, without breaks or commercials.