Disney Comes to Shanghai 4/8/2011

Disneyland Comes to Shanghai

This post is for all you Disney lovers out there. Work on Shanghai’s soon-to-be Disneyland began today with a groundbreaking ceremony. The CEO of Walt Disney Co., Robert Iger and the Party Secretary of Shanghai, Yu Zhengsheng were there with shovels in hand. The newest Disneyland will be located in the Pudong New Area of Shanghai and is estimated to be completed within five years. Along with the theme park will be two hotels, and a multitude of stores and restaurants. The estimated cost is about $670 million (4.5 billion yuan).

All the characters were present at the ceremony, dressed in traditional Chinese garments. Can’t wait to check this one out!

Source: http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-04/08/content_12294387.htm