With Disney Shanghai opening June 16th, 2016 many guests have already packed their bags and have been waiting anxiously for the opening.
Disney has decided to live televise the grand opening of Shanghai Disney on Disney Channel and Free form for all to witness the magic.
The Grand Opening Celebration of the Shanghai Disney Resort” will showcase the beauty of Chinese art and tradition in a one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration. The music-filled celebration will 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, and Friday, June 17 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) on Freeform, without breaks or commercials.
Bob Iger will be joined by guests, celebrities, government officials, and the mouse himself, Mickey.
Sofia Carson from Descendants will narrate the broadcast.
Pianist Lang Lang will be performing Let it Go and Chinese star Sun Li will also he performing.
This event will also debut a newly written “Ignite the Dreamer within” inspired by the opening of Shanghai Disneyland. Tan Dun will be leading the Shanghai Symphony for the opening.
The televised program will also be directed by award winning Hamish Hammilton.