All new event, Epcot International Festival of the Arts, coming to Epcot in January

Disney officials announced details Monday on the Disney Parks Blog. about the inaugural Epcot International Festival of the Arts. The event will be an all new experience for theme parks guests.

The festival, which will run Jan. 13 to Feb. 20, will combine “visual, culinary and performing arts” over the course of six weekends, according to the blog.

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Victoria Lim from the Disney Parks Blog says, “From the art of Disney historical artist Mary Blair and Herb Ryman art of Epcot to current Disney artists Joe Kaminski and Costa Alavezos, you’ll not only be surrounded by incredible visions, you’ll watch the creative process live.

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In the inaugural year of the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a collaboration with Disney Theatrical will bring an exciting new showcase of favorite music and Broadway talent to the America Gardens Theatre stage.

Over the six weekends of the festival, park Guests will enjoy different pairings of phenomenal Broadway talent in concert, performing songs from some of Disney on Broadway’s award-winning shows, including ‪The Lion King, Newsies, and Aladdin, to name a few.”

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The festival will run Fridays through Mondays and new art will be revealed each week.

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