D23 Virtual Celebration of Shanghai Disneyland’s 5th Anniversary
D23 will be celebrating Shanghai Disneyland’s fifth anniversary this week by honoring the resort in the second D23 x Walt Disney Imagineering Magical Milestones series.
The event will premiere on Wednesday, June 16th, but will be available to watch until July 9th.
Image Credit: D23The event is exclusive for D23 members, with gold members getting a complimentary ticket and regular members paying $10 to watch the virtual event.
The celebration will discuss the origins of Shanghai Disneyland including the opening day with behind-the-scenes stories from the Imagineers responsible for the stunning resort.
Not only this but the event will also dive into the future of the park, discussing the opening of Disney Pixar’s Toy Story Land, as well as upcoming entertainment offerings such as Mickey’s Storybook Adventure and the nighttime show Illuminate!
Viewers will also get an exclusive sneak preview of the Zootopia themed land that is will be coming to the resort soon!
A vast number of Disney creative talent and legends from across the world will be speaking at the D23 exclusive event, including the following names:
- Michael Jung, Executive Theatrical Development, Disney Live Entertainment
- Keith Gallo, Director Creative Development, Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai
- Leia Mi, Art Director, Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai
- Aileen Li, Art Director, Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai
- Dustin Schofield, Senior Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering
- Chang Xu, Producer, Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai
- Chris Yu, Associate Show Design & Production Manager, Walt Disney Imagineering Shanghai
- Tom Williams, Executive Producer, Disney Live Entertainment
- Joe Schott, President & General Manager, Shanghai Disney Resort
- Andrew Bolstein, SVP Operations, Shanghai Disney Resort
This is not an event to be missed! D23 members can sign up for the virtual celebration of Shanghai Disneyland here.