As we get closer to the premiere of EPCOT’s new nighttime show “Harmonious,” Disney has shared some facts including the show’s runtime of 20 minutes.

(Disney)

(Disney)

What’s Happening:

  • The new nighttime show “Harmonious” will officially debut on October 1, 2021, as part of Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary, and to celebrate, Disney has shared some fun facts about the spectacular, including that the show will be 20 minutes long.
  • Those who can’t make it to EPCOT to see the show in person, or would like to get a sneak peek, can check out Disney Parks Blog’s livestream event of “Harmonious” on Wednesday, September 29 at 9:00 pm ET/6:00 pm PT.
  • “Harmonious” will be one of the largest shows of its kind ever created by Disney when it debuts, with a soundtrack produced through more than 100 separate recording sessions in nine different countries and five states.

“Harmonious” Facts

  • Number Of Songs: 15
  • Languages Represented: 13
  • Musical Ensemble: 240 Artists From Around The World
  • Production Scale: More Than 110 Separate Recording Sessions In Nine Different Countries
  • Show Duration: 20 Minutes, Performances Nightly (Weather Permitting)
  • Technical Specs:
    • One of the largest nighttime spectaculars ever created for a Disney theme park
    • Five floating platforms positioned like a compass on World Showcase Lagoon support primary show equipment
    • Show media displayed on four double-sided LED panels standing 25 feet high and 88 feet long
    • Five-story-high central water curtain captures additional projected media
    • Eight 54-foot-long choreographed moving arms accent the show platforms
    • Hundreds of programmable moving fountains and lights, plus lasers and pyrotechnic effects

About “Harmonious”

  • “Harmonious” opens with an inspiring medley of “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana and “Go the Distance” from Hercules performed by American Idol finalist and three-time GRAMMY nominee Danny Gokey, along with vocalists Elisha Garrett and Ninet Tayeb.
  • The Ndlovu Youth Choir from Johannesburg contributes a medley of favorites from The Lion King, performed in both English and Zulu.
  • “Dig a Little Deeper” from The Princess and the Frog features vocalist Bryson Camper and legendary gospel artists Karen Clark Sheard and Kierra Sheard.
  • French pop singer Damien Sargue performs “Out There” from The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
  • Songs from Disney and Pixar’s Coco get a rousing pan-Latin sendup from award-winning Puerto Rican artist Luis Fonsi, responsible for several global hits including “Despacito,” and award-winning Mexican singer/songwriter Joy.
  • Disney and Pixar’s Brave receives a Celtic kick from GRAMMY- and Emmy-nominated violinist Máiréad Nesbitt and platinum-selling electronic artist, violinist and multi-talented entertainer Lindsey Stirling.
  • Musical selections from Mulan, The Jungle Book and Aladdin are highlighted by the vocal talents of Wang Liuqi, Hollie Hammel, Aditya Rao, Gaayatri Kaundinya, Jorgie Shkara and Sanaa Marahati.

“Harmonious” will officially debut at EPCOT on October 1 as part of the Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary, “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.”

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