• DLP Design & History,  News

    10 Things We Learned From Celebrating 29 Years of Dreams

    For its 29th anniversary celebration, Disneyland Paris treated fans to a beautifully produced  walk & talk video through the park and its history. With insights and stories from Imagineers, Cast Members and even a former Park President, here are ten interesting highlights we learned from the special hour-long presentation.  There used to be a real Venetian Gondola outside Bella Notte Pizzeria  According to Imagineer Yves Benyeta who has been part of the original DLP team since 1990, the Walt Disney Imagineering head in charge of creating Fantasyland, Tom K. Morris, made…

  • Attractions,  Featured

    Seven Things That Make DLP Unique

    There are Disney parks scattered across the globe and each one is special, but there are many reasons why Disneyland Paris really stands out. Here is a quick look at  the top 7 things that we think make DLP extra-special.  1. The Music Lots of original music has been composed for the park…much of it in English! “Dancin’ a Catchy Rhythm” and “Magic Everywhere” are two particular favourites of the past.  In March 2017, “Lost in the Magic” debuted with the new parade for the 25th anniversary. And who can forget “Chante,…

  • The Vault

    The Two Big Reasons Why Space Mountain in Disneyland Paris Shouldn’t Have A Star Wars Theme

    I got on holiday for a few days and everything goes crazy – the UK referendum votes in favour of leaving the EU and the English football team loses in the second round of Euro 2016 to rank outsiders Iceland. They say things come in threes, and to add to the dystopian few days we have had rumours started to spread that Space Mountain: Mission 2 would become a Star Wars themed attraction for Mission 3 in 2017. This rumour seems to come out of nowhere and could just be someone…

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    Disneyland Paris News: Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival from July 2nd – What Will the 4D Bring?

    If you cast your mind back to Disneyland Paris News Weekly #12, you may remember me talking of the rumoured Pixar film festival coming to Discoveryland Theatre this summer. Well that has now been confirmed by Disneyland Paris themselves, with some extra information to go along with it. Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival will open June 18, 2016 in Discoveryland Theatre We are pleased to announce that the Discoveryland Theatre (Disneyland Park) will host some of the most popular short animated films from Disney & Pixar, broadcast for the first…

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    Soon we will say goodbye to the original Star Tours in Disneyland Paris

    Star Tours was an opening day attraction for Disneyland Paris, welcoming people on the 12th April for the very first time, to its slice of intergalactic excitement in Discoveryland. On Wednesday March 16th 2016 Star Tours will take it’s very last trip to Endor, before closing its doors shortly after 10.45pm. While they’ve not been explicitly named Star Tours – The Adventures Continue as taking its place, we can be pretty sure ever since the Reinvent The Magic announcements and they said just that a “re-imagined” “new thrilling experience” is coming,…

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    Disneyland Paris Star Wars Jedi Training Academy Press Preview

    The Star Wars Jedi Academy is due to open in Disneyland Paris on July 11th, but this past Sunday there were previews for the press. The final attraction will be located in Videopolis, but this preview took place in the Star Tours after show area. I turned up early for the first preview and was let in, but was quickly told that this was not the preview I should be in. The very nice lady in charge made a phonecall and a few minutes later told me that in fact I…