Friday, November 25, 2011

Holiday's Around The World Epcot

Yesterday, Epcot kicked off with it's Holidays Around the World celebration. Storyteller from the countries at World Showcase talk about holiday traditions.(click to enlarge)

Canada: Nowell, a Canadian lumberjack as he tells of his journey to find Santa at Christmastime.

 China: Watch the agile Monkey King weave his tall tale twists and turns celebrating Chinese New Year!

France: Find Piere Noel as he shares a letter from a little girl that recreates the magic of Christmas through the eyes of a child.

Germany: Listen as Helga tells the story of the Christmas tree and the tale of her first Nutcracker.

Italy: Visit with Italy's good Christmas witch, La Befana, as she 
remembers the Epiphany and her first Christmas 2,000 years ago!

Japan (above): Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of New Year!

Kwanza (below): Experience the spirit of Kwanzaa, a celebration of family, creativity and community.

Mexico: Celebrate with Los Tres Reyes Magos. The three kings as they tell of their journey to the Posada and traditions today.

Morocco: (above) Drum with Taarji, as he celebrates the customs of Ramadan and Ashura.

Norway: (below) Meet the storyteller Sigrid who will tell you the mischievous Christmas Gnome Julenissen.

Santa: (above) Whisper your Christmas wish to Santa and Mrs Clause will be there too!

United Kingdom: ( below) Spend a moment with jolly Father Christmas, as he makes traditions from Christmas past just as fun today!

End the night with Illuminations Reflections of earth with a Holiday finale.

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