Shanghai Disney Resort to celebrate Spring Festival with special events
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To celebrate the Year of the Rat, Shanghai Disney Resort said Thursday it would hold a series of special events from Jan. 13 to Feb. 9.
On Jan. 23 and 24, Shanghai Disneyland Hotel will offer an exclusive Spring Festival banquet accompanied by Mickey and Minnie.
Featuring a range of classic traditional dishes, the banquet will recreate a traditional Spring Festival atmosphere with plenty of activities, such as papercutting, sugar painting and dumpling making.
A new vibrant fireworks show is also ready to dazzle guests every evening from Jan. 13 to Feb. 9, with projections on the Disney castle featuring families from classic Disney movies and traditional Chinese elements such as calligraphy and lanterns.
Mickey and Minnie will dance together alongside a host of Disney dancers in special Spring Festival outfits every weekend over the Spring Festival period.
China's Spring Festival this year falls on Jan. 25.
According to experts from the tourism industry, since the opening of Shanghai Disney Resort in June 2016, it has launched a range of different cultural activities combining Chinese and Western elements to promote its presence in the Chinese market.