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“It’s a Small World” is a timeless ride and the song is well-known around the world. This year “It’s a Small World” turns 50 years old. Today, Disney parks hosted a global sing-along. At Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a huge chorus of the song was performed in front of Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom by cast members and a children’s choir from Central Florida Performing Arts.
Tributes to the song will also be held throughout the park all day, and other parks around the world also held sing-alongs.
Did you know that the song was written by Richard and Robert Sherman at the request of Walt Disney himself. The brothers won Academy Awards in 1965 for the music for “Mary Poppins” and if you watched “Saving Mr. Banks” you have an idea on who they are.
“It’s a Small World” song and animatronic attraction debuted at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, but then shipped to Disneyland in California and recreated at the other Disney parks. The attraction opened at the Florida park in 1971.
Happy 50th Birthday “It’s a Small World”!
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