Tune in to Spectro all day this Wednesday July 17th as we look back at the history of Disneyland to mark the park’s 64th Anniversary with a full day of Disneyland music and audio.
Beginning at 7am ET, we present an archived Earzup Podcast episode running down Disneyland by the Numbers. Then we’ll devote solid audio blocks throughout the day to each of the many lands of Disneyland.
For most of its history Disneyland Paris wasn’t known for outstanding nighttime spectaculars, in part due to local regulations preventing the park from employing large, explosive pyrotechnics that make too much noise or go to high in the air (apart from exceptions granted for Bastille Day celebrations).
That was until the park’s twentieth anniversary saw the debut of a groundbreaking new nighttime spectacular that featured castle projections, lasers, colorful dancing fountains, and low-level pyrotechnics called Disney Dreams. The show was almost a hybrid of traditional pyrotechnics shows like Wishes, castle projection shows like The Magic, The Memories, and You, and World of Color. Dreams was an immediate hit with guests, was unique to Disneyland Paris, and lasted well beyond the park’s twentieth anniversary celebrations. Continue reading