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Shanghai Disneyland Grand Opening Celebration Starts Today – Will Conclude with Two Hour Live Television Broadcast

Shanghai, China (June 14, 2016) — Shanghai Disney Resort will celebrate its Grand Opening between June 14 and 16, with a series of activities. Invited local and overseas media and special guests will participate in this important historic moment.

Events will include the Disney produced the world premiere of the Chinese language version of the classic Broadway musical “The Lion King”. Invited guests will have the opportunity to walk through the scenic Xing Yuan park, explore Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, Shanghai Disneyland and experience the various attractions and entertainment.

During the opening ceremony, some areas of Shanghai Disney resort area will be closed to the public. As one of the venues activities, the resort’s shopping dining and entertainment district “Disney Town” will be temporarily closed June 14. In addition, between June 14 to 16, the date and time of public transport will be adjusted accordingly, and the operating time of the resort is also likely to change. If planning to visit the Shanghai Disney Resort, make sure to check the operating times in advance.

On June 15, at 7:30 pm, “Shanghai Disneyland Park Opening Festival” will be broadcast live on Dragon TV. During the two-hour show, the Shanghai Disney Resort Honorary Ambassador Sun Li, Lang Lang, and Yao Ming will make special appearances. Performances will also offer guests wonderful music. In the final parts of the television performance, the fantasy fairy-tale castle of the Shanghai Disney Resort will be given life and color, becoming the scene for the television audience of an “authentic Disney, unique Chinese style” grand dance and fireworks finale.

For more details about the opening ceremony, please visit Shanghai Disney Resort official microblogging ( ) and official micro-channel account (search WeChat ID: Shanghai Disney Resort).

On June 16, Shanghai Disney Resort will officially greet its first visitors. Operating hours on opening day of the Shanghai Disneyland will be Midnight to 10:00 p.m. Opening day tickets will not be sold at the resort site, so visitors should be sure to wait until after June 16 on the same day to purchase an admission ticket. After opening, park tickets for other dates through the end of September are still on sale, and visitors can purchase them through the official website of Shanghai Disney Resort ( ) or resort tourism industry partners and other official channels.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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