Shanghai disney resort celebrates Chinese new year

Added On February 7, 2019

 Joined by Mickey and Minnie, Philippe Gas, general manager of Shanghai Disney Resort dotted the eyes of two lions, awakening them for the New Year to bring good luck to resort guests and cast members.

It is the third time that the resort has celebrated the Spring Festival since opening in 2016.
SOUNDBITE:(English) PAUL, Tourist:
"Very nice to be here.(It's my) first time in Shanghai Disney Land. First time in Shanghai actually. I?am having a lot of fun."
A daily drum ceremony was held in the Gardens of Imagination, beating traditional rhythms that filled the day with wishes of good fortune and happiness.
Guests can also experience special entertainment options designed to honor the New Year holiday, including the high-stepping Shanghai Swing, a show inspired by the city’s historic jazz and swing traditions.
The show features famous Disney characters and dancers performing together in vintage Shanghai costumes.