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Nov 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Disney Launches Global Online Coding Event with New Disney's Moana Hour of Code Tutorial

Today Disney launched "Moana: Wayfinding with Code," a free online tutorial that offers an introduction to the basics of computer science,...


Nov 22, 2016, 02:15 ET Multi-Year Expansion of Hong Kong Disneyland Announced by The Walt Disney Company and Hong Kong Government

Brings two new areas – Frozen and Marvel – along with multiple new attractions and live entertainment experiences to the World-Class Family Tourist...


Oct 13, 2016, 18:44 ET Disney Accelerator Showcases Nine Startups at 2016 Demo Day

Today, The Walt Disney Company concluded the 2016 Disney Accelerator program, hosting its third annual Demo Day. At the event, the nine...


Jul 11, 2016, 16:29 ET The Walt Disney Company's Accelerator Program Announces 2016 Participants

 Today the Walt Disney Company announced participants in the 2016 Disney Accelerator, a program which provides entrepreneurs with mentorship...


Jan 12, 2016, 17:07 ET Opening Date Set for Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney's Newest World-Class Destination

The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group announced today that Shanghai Disney Resort will host a multi-day, grand opening celebration,...


Oct 07, 2015, 19:00 ET Disney Accelerator Showcases 10 Promising Start-Ups At Demo Day

 Today, the 2015 Disney Accelerator powered by Techstars, a program designed to accelerate the growth of start-up companies from around the...


Sep 12, 2015, 13:07 ET 'Star Wars: The Force Parade' Invades Shanghai

Famous Star Wars characters including Darth Vader, Stormtroopers and R2-D2 visited Shanghai on September 12, simultaneously marking the beginning...


Jul 14, 2015, 21:28 ET Disney Unveils Detailed Look at Shanghai Disneyland--Its First Theme Park in Mainland China

Shanghai Disney Resort Features a Disneyland Park with Six Themed Lands, Innovative Attractions and Immersive Entertainment Designed Especially for...


Nov 21, 2014, 00:00 ET The Walt Disney Company & Shanghai Media Group Expand Strategic Entertainment Alliance in China

 At a meeting in Shanghai this week, The Walt Disney Company in Shanghai and Shanghai Media Group (SMG) announced they would expand their...


Dec 04, 2013, 05:03 ET Disney & BesTV Agree to Form Digital Joint Venture in China

The Walt Disney Company China and BesTV New Media Company Limited, the digital media subsidiary of the Shanghai Media Group (SMG), today announced...


Nov 12, 2013, 13:25 ET The Walt Disney Company Commits Half-A-Million Dollars In Humanitarian Aid To The Victims Of The Typhoon In The Philippines

 The Walt Disney Company announced today that it will donate half-a-million dollars to Save the Children and The American Red Cross to support...


Oct 25, 2013, 03:01 ET The Walt Disney Company to Build the World's Largest Disney Store in Shanghai, China

  - Bringing together an innovative and fun retail experience, "Creating Magical Moments for Guests of All Ages" - First Disney...


Jun 09, 2011, 09:00 ET Early Buyers at Golden Oak Get VIP Benefits at Walt Disney World Resort

Early homebuyers in Disney's unique residential resort community, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World® Resort, will receive Disney VIP park...


Apr 07, 2011, 22:00 ET Disney and Partners Break Ground on Shanghai Disney Resort

The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group, its joint venture partner in China, have broken ground on the Shanghai Disney Resort following...


Jun 24, 2009, 09:51 ET New Relationship Brings Disney Institute Programs to Key Business Markets

Learning Tree International will feature D.I. curriculum in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and Washington D.C. Disney Institute professional...


Apr 24, 2009, 10:00 ET Video: Main Street Rocks as Disneyland Resort Celebrates Spring, with New Entertainment and Disney's California Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Offers and '2 Nights Free' Packages Deliver Great Vacation Values Disneyland guests are dancing down Main Street, U.S.A., with Mickey...


Mar 10, 2009, 13:45 ET Video: Disney Announces 'D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans'

Disney's First Official Fan Organization Launches with New Quarterly Publication, Web Site, Fan Events and Collectibles Line First Quarterly...


Mar 10, 2009, 05:04 ET The Walt Disney Company Announces Significant Long-Term Environmental Goals

The Walt Disney Company today announced a landmark set of strategic environmental goals and challenging 3 to 5 year targets to reduce emissions,...


Oct 09, 2006, 01:00 ET Sir Elton John Among 12 Honorees to Receive Prestigious Disney Legends Award

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Company will honor legendary songwriter Sir Elton John, as well as 11 additional...


Aug 09, 2004, 01:00 ET Donald Duck Gets a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame and Celebrates His All New Movie The Three Musketeers

NEW YORK, Aug 9 /PRNewswire/ -- NEWS: HOLLYWOOD HONORS DONALD DUCK'S 70th BIRTHDAY -- GREAT HOLLYWOOD LEGEND GETS HIS OWN STAR ON THE WALK...


Jul 17, 2004, 01:00 ET Say 'Cheese!' Disneyland(R) Resort Invites the World to be a Part of 'The Happiest Faces on Earth ... A Disney Family Album'

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a visually spectacular kick- off ceremony this morning in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle at...


Apr 06, 2004, 01:00 ET The Walt Disney Company's Celebration of Mickey's 75th Anniversary Continues With Statue Tour

BURBANK, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) celebration of Mickey Mouse's 75th Anniversary marches forward as...


Feb 03, 2004, 00:00 ET Photo Advisory: Walt Disney Pictures Presents the World Premiere of 'Miracle' At the El Capitan Theatre

2-02-04 - Hollywood, CA Disney's Dick Cook, Disney's Nina Jacobson and Kurt Russell (cast). World Premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' MIRACLE...