Disney Parks Blog has shared a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the anthem created for the Walt Disney World 50th celebration, “The Magic is Calling.”
- As we get closer to the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary on October 1, more details continue to be shared, and today, Disney Parks Blog has revealed new music with the creation of an anthem for the 50th, by music producer Alana Da Fonseca.
- The anthem titled “The Magic is Calling” will be heard with different arrangements when each theme park icon transforms into a Beacon of Magic at night including Cinderella Castle, Spaceship Earth, Hollywood Tower Hotel, and the Tree of Life.
- “The Magic is Calling” will also be heard in special live entertainment moments including Mickey’s Celebration Cavalcade, the Main Street Philharmonic, The Dapper Dans, the Discovery Island Drummers, and the Voices of Liberty.
- New concept art for each Beacon of Magic was also shared you can check out below.
What They’re Saying:
- Alana Da Fonseca: “It’s such a tremendous honor to write something that celebrates a place that brings so much joy to so many people. There’s magic all around us, and when you’re there, you are feeling it at every turn.”
Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary:
- All four parks will be decked out with special celebratory decorations, including new lighting packages on the four park icons. These “Beacons of Magic” will transform the icons every night.
- Over at Magic Kingdom, a new fireworks show, “Disney Enchantment,” will light up the sky while “Harmonious” takes place as EPCOT.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom will get into the celebration with the new show “Disney KiteTails.”
- 50 golden character sculptures will debut at all four theme parks, along with “Mickey’s Celebration Cavalcade” at Magic Kingdom.
- Walt Disney World Resort announced new nametags coming for Cast Members to celebrate the 50th anniversary including those who were honored with the Walt Disney Legacy Award.
“The World’s Most Magical Celebration,” starts on October 1, 2021 at the Walt Disney World Resort and will continue to be celebrated for 18 months.