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Part 1 Epcot's 25th Rededication Ceremony

Marty continued to reminisce about the early days of speaking with Walt about Epcot.

Marty Sklar

He went on to say: "I'll never forget that opening day of Epcot…”

Marty Sklar

Marty: “…One of the things I remember the most was a water pouring ceremony to start the Comunicore fountain behind us. Don't you think it would be wonderful if we could do something like that today?"


Marty Sklar


Tracy: "Today we have the incredible privilege of having our own cultural representatives right here at Epcot. It's time to meet the representatives of the countries of World Showcase."


World Showcase Cast Members

 World Showcase Cast Members

Tracy: "The cultural representatives are carrying colorful banners representing the countries of World Showcase: Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom, Canada, America, Italy, Germany, China, Norway and Mexico.


 World Showcase Countries

 World Showcase Countries


Tracy: The cultural representatives are "carrying many different types of water containers, representing famous rivers or bodies of water."

For each country, the name of the container and the body of water was announced as the processional continued.

Cultural Representative

Morocco


Italy

Norway

"The Pouring of the Water"

Mickey, Tracy, Marty, Minnie

Music, fireworks and fountains filled the air.


World Showcase Countries

 Music, fireworks and fountains filled the air

 Music, fireworks and fountains filled the air

All too soon, the rededication came to an end….

 Rededication winds down


Marty Sklar and Minnie

Mickey

Marty and Minnie

Jim MacPhee publicly thanked his team that created Epcot's 25th Anniversary events.

Jim MacPhee and Team

The Celebration 25 fan group then gathered for a photo in front of the fountains and Spaceship Earth.

Celebration 25 Group Photo

Jim MacPhee and Walt Disney World Ambassadors Michael and Lowell joined the photo op!

 Jim MacPhee and Walt Disney World Ambassadors

The previous post in this blog was Epcot's 25th Rededication Ceremony - Part 1.

The next post in this blog is Epcot's Eat to the Beat Concert Series.

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