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[28 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Nominees Announced for Radio Disney Music Awards – Voting Begins February 28 via Social Media Platforms

The nominees have been announced for the Radio Disney Music Awards and voting begins today – February 28 – via Radio Disney’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
Some of the nominees for this year’s RDMAs include One Direction, Austin Mahone, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Zendaya, Fifth Harmony, Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, and Becky G.
Categories for the awards reflect the music and artists that are popular with kids ages 6-14 – the target audience for Radio Disney. Categories include “Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF,”  “The Buzz …

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[28 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrating Spring with Frogs and Other Amphibians

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is celebrating spring with a special event that connects families with nature.
On March 4 at Rafiki’s Planet Watch guests have a chance to get up close with amphibians including frogs and toads, and meet the animal experts who care for them. Kids will have the chance to build toad abodes for their own backyards, learn to leap like a frog, and listen to frog calls.
During this special amphibian event guests also have a chance to learn about Florida’s native frogs that are part of Disney’s Animal Programs …

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Records Releasing First-Ever Disney Junior Compilation Album

Walt Disney Records is releasing the first-ever Disney Junior compilation album, DJ Shuffle, on March 18.
The album will showcase the new Disney Junior anthem, DJ Shuffle, performed by “meme master” Parry Gripp (Do You Like Waffles) and also debuts songs from Disney Junior shows.
Other songs on the CD include ‘Hoppin’ Out with You,’ a duet performed by Sofia and Clover from Sofia the First, and karaoke tracks including ‘Blue Ribbon Bunny’ from Sofia the First, ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ from the show Jake and the Never Land Pirates, …

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[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
March 2014 Merchandise Events Planned for the Walt Disney World Resort

The Walt Disney World Resort has a great lineup of merchandise events planned for March, but the biggest event is the 2014 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
The festival starts March 5 and runs through May 18 and features topiaries, gardens, Outdoor Kitchens, and more. And of course there is the festival-specific merchandise including topiary-inspired garden artwork, a special edition Duffy the Disney Bear, and “revealed/concealed” Vinylmation.
Several Disney artists are scheduled to appear at the festival for special appearances and signings. There is also a special Art in the Garden …

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[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Authentic St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Planned for Downtown Disney in March

Downtown Disney is planning an authentic St. Patrick’s Day celebration full of music, entertainment, and food on March 7-17.
The celebration is going to feature nearly 10 top Irish bands and professional dancers on three stages on select days during the festival. Nightly performances are scheduled March 7-14 from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m., and from 12 p.m. until 1 a.m. from March 15-17.
Musical performers during the festival include The Willis Clan, U2 tribute band Elevation, Goitse, Three Dollar Band, We Banjo 3, The Ragland Rebels, The Brazen Heads, and the …

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[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Announces Cloud-Based Digital Movie Service ‘Disney Movies Anywhere’

The Walt Disney Studios unveiled a cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere, giving fans the ability to purchase, manage, and watch movies from Disney, Pixar, and Marvel at home and on the go.
Disney Movies Anywhere is available on the web and as an app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
The debut of the service coincides with the digital release of Disney’s Frozen, and the Disney Movies Anywhere library includes more than 400 active digital titles. For a limited time, users can activate and connect their account with their iTunes …

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[25 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces the Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort in November

Runners assemble!
runDisney has announced the Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland Resort on November 14-16.
The events for the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend include a Family Fun Run 5K, a half marathon, and kids races.
Marvel Avenger characters will be on the race course, cheering on the runners as they run through Disneyland and surrounding areas.
The Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend Expo will take place Friday November 14 from 12-7 p.m., and on Saturday, November 15 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Disneyland …

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[25 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Epcot Expanding Kinsey Collection at The American Adventure Pavilion

This spring guests at The American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot will have a chance to see an expansion of Re-Discovering America: Family Treasures from the Kinsey Collection.
This expansion includes additional images, artwork, and artifacts related to important moments in American history. The exhibit’s themes are hope, belief, courage, imagination, and heritage and the art and artifacts pay homage to African Americans who helped build this nation.
The Kinsey Collection is a private collection featuring rare art, documents, books, and artifacts. The Epcot display has been open since March 2013 with nearly …

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Three-time Olympian Kim Smith Wins the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon

Three-time Olympian Kim Smith won the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon on February 23, and also set a new course record.
Smith crossed the finish line in 1:11:49, nearly 15 minutes before any other runner, and breaking the previous course record of 1:17:38 – set last year – by six minutes.
Smith is a native of New Zealand and is also an elite runner with New Balance. She said the highlight of Sunday’s race was the chance to run through the Disney parks.
There were 24,000 runners who participated in Sunday’s Princess Half …

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Raises Price of Theme Park Tickets

It’s going to cost a little bit more to visit the Walt Disney World theme parks.
For the second time in less than a year, Disney has raised the price of a single day park admission for all four theme parks in Orlando.
A one-day ticket for the Magic Kingdom will cost $99 for guests age 10 and older. This $4 increase makes the Magic Kingdom the most expensive Disney park.
One-day tickets for Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios increased in price from $90 to $94.
The ticket prices for guests …