Hong Kong Disneyland presents the first-ever in-park live orchestra performance “A Magical Nighttime Symphony” by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

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HONG KONG, November 9, 2021 – From November 19, 2021 to January 2, 2022, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will be filled with magical white snow day and night, giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a memorable Disney Christmas experience. On December 3 and 4, 2021, the resort will present the first-ever live orchestra performance “A Magical Nighttime Symphony” by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (The HK Phil) in front of the majestic Castle of Magical Dreams. The HK Phil will be joined on stage by Mickey Mouse and other beloved Disney Friends as they perform classic Disney and Christmas songs for a unique magical symphony experience.

As part of the excitement, the resort also announced today the launch of the “Hong Kong Disneyland Presents: A Magical Nighttime Symphony” Giveaways (“Lucky Draw”*). Hong Kong residents will have the chance to win a park ticket and be one of the few to enjoy this magical Christmas event.

The all white “A Disney Christmas” awaits you, with your favorite Disney pals, Christmas magic, snowflakes, amazing musical entertainment, upgraded #Eatertainment, and shop-till-you-drop gift options. Time to plan now, and make your Christmas the most memorable ever!

 

A Magical Nighttime Symphony with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

As the sun sets and dusk arrives, the Castle of Magical Dreams will shine with dazzling lights together with festive Christmas adornments at the park. Conductor Chiu Tsang Hei will take the stage with musicians from the HK Phil. A flick of the baton, and the HK Phil will soar to life for the 45-minute symphony in true festive spirit.

Expect Sorcerer Mickey in his special costume, followed by two Disney royals, Queen Anna and Queen Elsa joining the stage. Mickey’s best friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Goofy, will also appear in their brand-new holiday costumes to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!

Popular Disney songs will include "A Whole New World," and "Frozen Heart,” alongside Christmas classics like "Joy to the World" and "Jingle Bells," for a magical Christmas live musical performance featuring the guest pianist Ceejay Javier, music director, entertainment & costuming, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. As the enchanting music rings through the night sky, the castle’s magnificent water fountains will dance in step to the music. All the while, snowflakes will gently cascade to the ground, perfecting the festive spirit of the season in a night of beautiful harmony.

“We are very excited working with the HK Phil, the flagship orchestra of our city, it brings all the magical elements together here in Hong Kong Disneyland: the spectacular night view of the Castle; high-quality orchestral live performances, and beloved Disney songs and stories. It’s our pleasure to bring the magic back to the community with a very special white Disney Christmas experience.” Michael Moriarty, managing director, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort said.

Mr Benedikt Fohr, Chief Executive of the HK Phil added: “Music connects people, and the HK Phil is thrilled to bring live music outside of the concert hall and to create these magical performances with the Hong Kong Disneyland for the Hong Kong community.”

 

Sharing the happiness with exciting giveaways

In the season of sharing, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort is giving away 400 park tickets for the “Hong Kong Disneyland Presents: A Magical Nighttime Symphony with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra” as part of a special lucky draw**. Hong Kong residents can register online from November 9 to 15, 2021 to enter the lucky draw. Result will be announced on November 19, 2021. For details, please visit the Hong Kong Disneyland website.

To further share the happiness and love with people in need at the community, the resort will also give 150 tickets to the Ebenezer School & Home for the Visually Impaired and the Hong Kong Society for the Blind, who will participate in the "Community’s Got Talent” performances during the Christmas period.

 

Pre-arrival planning tips for a white Christmas in Hong Kong Disneyland

Apart from the musical performance from the HK Phil, don’t miss the festive celebrations in the park to soak up the magical feeling of a Disney Christmas.

  • You can upgrade your experience by booking the Christmas dinner set now, which includes a festive “Traditional American Christmas Dinner” at Main Street Corner Cafe Hosted by Coca-Cola®, plus a complimentary best-viewing spot for the brand new "Santa Goofy’s Magical Snowfall” show at castle stage. Booking is now available on the Hong Kong Disneyland website, with limited seats.
  • Before coming to the park, don’t forget to pre-order gifts for your loved ones on our official website at home! You can then get the gifts at the store and surprise them upon your arrival at the park! A perfect way to celebrate the season of gifting!
  • Remember to purchase your tickets and reserve a visit in advance online for your Christmas trip.
  • Preparing your “A Disney Christmas” inspired outfits can make your photo-taking moments with family and friends in the park more fun and enjoyable.
  • To enjoy a hassle-free trip to Hong Kong Disneyland, you can purchase the Disney “Priority Special+” Attraction and “Mickey and Friends Christmastime Ball” musical show reserved viewing pass online. Spending less queueing time for attractions will leave you more time to enjoy every enchanted moment in the park!

Plan your trip now, and get ready for a magical white Christmas, only at Hong Kong Disneyland!

 

* Trade Promotion Competition License No.: 55174

** Each winner will be entitled to a 1-Day park ticket with an event wristband for reserved viewing area for the show

 

Christmas Special Dinner Set Menu at Main Street Corner Cafe Hosted by Coca-Cola®, with complimentary entry to the castle stage show viewing area for “Santa Goofy’s Magical Snowfall”

Booking Period: Now – Jan 2, 2022

Travel Period: Nov 19, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022

Content:

  • Traditional American Christmas Dinner* at Main Street Corner Cafe Hosted by Coca-Cola®Access to the castle stage show viewing area for “Santa Goofy’s Magical Snowfall”

Price (HKD):

Main Street Corner Cafe Hosted by Coca-Cola®

Adult $398 net

Child $168 net

Exclusive offers for online purchase:

  • 10% service charge will be waived
  • Guests can also enjoy a professional photo service for an add-on of HK$100, where our photographers (with Photo 360, 1 x 8R Print Photo and 1 Digital Download)

Sales Channels:

https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/offers-discounts/christmas-dinner-snowfall/

Remarks:

  • Available with limited seats
  • Terms and conditions apply, please refer to the website for offer details.
 

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Hong Kong Disneyland asks for guests’ kind understanding and compliance with the following requirements when the park reopens. Guests must:

  1. Purchase their tickets in advance and reserve a visit up to 14 days in advance of their visit online, via the Hong Kong Disneyland reservation website. Magic Access members must also make a reservation prior to visiting, but can enjoy the benefit of reserving 15 to 16 days, subject to different membership tiers, in advance.
  2. Make a health declaration and provide their name and contact number as part of the Hong Kong Disneyland park reservation process.
  3. Undergo temperature screening procedures upon arrival. Guests with a temperature of 37.5 °C or above cannot be admitted.
  4. Wear a mask at all times during their visit, except when enjoying food and beverage at catering premises.
  5. As required by the government and health authorities, park visitors are required to scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code or register their names and contact numbers before entering the premises.
  6. These measures will continue to be reviewed as the situation evolves and will be adjusted as necessary.
 

About Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort offers unforgettable, culturally distinctive Disney experiences for guests of all ages and nationalities. Filled with your favorite Disney stories and characters, Hong Kong Disneyland offers guests the opportunity to explore seven diverse lands that are home to award-winning, unique attractions and entertainment. Complete your adventure with stays at the resort’s luxurious Disney hotels. The magic doesn’t end at our doorstep; as a dedicated member of the local community that cares deeply about societal well-being, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort spreads its magic through community service programs that help families in need, boost creativity among children and families, encourage the protection of the environment and inspire healthier living.

 

About Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is recognised as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra, attracting more than 200,000 music lovers every year by presenting more than 150 concerts. In 2019, the HK Phil received the prestigious Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award – the first orchestra in Asia to receive this distinction. Maestro Jaap van Zweden has been the orchestra’s Music Director since the 2012/13 concert season and will continue to hold the position through to the end of the 2023/24 season; he is also Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. Yu Long has been Principal Guest Conductor since the 2015/16 season, while Lio Kuokman has been Resident Conductor since the 2020/21 season. It is the orchestra’s mission to share its finest music-making in a more accessible way with people everywhere, not just in designated venues. Since 2020, the HK Phil has produced over 50 online programmes and has generated over 1.1 million views through recording, streaming and publishing our programmes on website and social media platforms.

For more information, please visit hkphil.org.

 

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Publicity, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Email: Publicity@hongkongdisneyland.com