Our little-known facts series continues, in spite of underwhelming demand!
It's a spectacle of Christmas spirit like no other at Epcot and Disneyland! The Candlelight Processional combines an orchestra, massive choirs, and a celebrity narrator to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday season. (At least until Disney's current bent toward political correctness / inclusiveness / cultural sensitivity / etc. gets hold of it and turns it into a Kwanzachristmachanukafestivus show, led by Olaf singing "That Time of Year.")
But do you know ...
It’s Filler Time! Uncle Walt’s will return with new material on January 7. Meanwhile, please enjoy this selection of News Briefs that previously ran.
Père Noel and Father Christmas slap-fight witnessed
All was not merry and bright at Epcot yesterday as two of Disney's Holiday Storytellers, Father Christmas from the United Kingdom pavilion and Père Noel from the France pavilion, were seen arguing loudly on the bridge between the two areas. Details of the argument were not readily available, but some guests report ...
Disney is getting more adventurous with the concept of "narration."
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been telling the true story of Christmas in spoken word and song since the First Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. [Ed.: Hey, check this before publishing. I thought it didn't start until after the Reformation.] The Candlelight Processional features a full orchestra, a massive choir of Cast Members and random locals who own gold robes, the Voices of Liberty, jugglers, ...
There are a lot of news items that aren't funny enough or long enough for their own article!
WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- While you've been lounging in your pajamas enjoying your summer vacation, Uncle Walt's Insider's intrepid reporters have been hard at work, surfing the internet for Disney news we can spoof, or failing that, just making stuff up. Also in your pajamas. (Sorry, we'll give them back eventually.)
Here are a few of the stories we're "covering":
Rivers of Light Dessert Party