Category Archives: Epcot

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Noway Pavilion, if you missed last week’s article, you can read it HERE. The Restaurant Akershus and Royal Banquet Hall is named after the Akershus Fortress still standing in Oslo and serves as the backdrop of the Norway pavilion. Akershus Fortress in Oslo is now used for offices by the Norwegian Ministry and contains the Norwegian Resistance Museum, but originally it was used to guard t

Tuesdays With Corey: The Norway Pavilion Part 1

When Epcot opened in 1982, it brought us what was referred to as a “permanent World’s Fair” dedicated to the celebration of human achievement and technological innovation. But it also brought us the World Showcase, which gives us glimpses into the cultures of eleven different countries. The Showcase originally opened with nine countries: Mexico, China, Germany, Italy, The American Adventure, Japan, France, Un

Tuesdays With Corey Explores The Mexico Pavilion

Left or right? The question we often ask ourselves when we begin our way to the World Showcase. To the right, we have the United States northern neighbor Canada and to the left, we have our southern neighbor Mexico. Which way do you choose? Me, I often like to make my way around the promenade clockwise beginning with Mexico. I just love the look of the 36-foot high pyramid that greets you as you cross into World Sh

Photos from the Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2018 ~ #artfulepcot

Today, the Epcot International Festival of the Arts kicked off, and we were invited to attend a media preview of all the festival has to offer. This is the second year of the art festival, and this year Epcot has even more food, drinks and merchandise offerings for guests. It’s pretty amazing. Take a look at some of our photos from this morning! As you can see by the photos above, this years festi

The Story Behind Figment

“Two tiny wings, eyes big and yellow, horns of a steer, but a lovable fellow. From head to tail, he’s royal purple pigment, and there, viola! You’ve got a figment.” Anyone who knows the lyrics to this classic Sherman Brothers song will probably know who this article is going to be about. It’s not going to be about the lost but not forgotten Dreamfinder, but a character who is still a p

Fountain Of Nations

Besides Spaceship Earth, one focal point in Epcot is the Fountain of Nations. The 180ft x 120ft fountain, located in Innoventions Plaza, opened with the park on October 24, 1982. At the opening, representatives from countries around the world traveled to Epcot with a container of water from their native land. The water was then poured into the fountain during the dedication. A total of 25 bodies of water represent

2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts Celebrates 39 Days Of Creativity January 12 to February 19

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Charles Stovall Returning to Epcot for a second year, the Epcot International Festival of the Arts will celebrate all things art – performing, visual and culinary – from January 12 – February 19 – with festivities running seven days a week and Disney On Broadway performances happening each weekend (Fridays through Mondays) in 2018. After a successful year one in 20