The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off June 12, and everyone is getting into the spirit – even the characters and cast members we have here at the Walt Disney World Resort !
Check out this new video, which celebrates the fun spirit of competition.
NOTE: If you’re visiting Walt Disney World during the World Cup and wish to catch a game, you can catch it at these on-property viewing locations:
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Some of the best women’s basketball players on the planet are coming to Walt Disney World Resort this weekend. The WNBA is hosting its first-ever WNBA Preseason Tournament 2014, Friday through Sunday at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex . As it just so happens, the four teams competing – the Minnesota Lynx, the Chicago Sky, the Phoenix Mercury and the Indiana Fever – feature some of the biggest names in the sport. Among the top players on display will be Diana Taurasi (2009 WNBA MVP), Tamika Catchings (2011 WNBA MVP and 2012 WNBA Finals MVP) and Maya Moore (2013 WNBA Finals MVP). And the teams are pretty good, too. The Lynx are the reigning WNBA champions.
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The artwork on the mirrors in Mlle. Antoinette’s Parfumerie is a true treasure not to be missed. The mirror panel paintings were created using a technique called reverse painting, a lost art with a history tracing back to the 14th century. These paintings of flower bouquets, birds and butterflies measure over one foot wide and almost seven feet high. At the time, they were believed to be the largest such painted mirrors ever created. Glendra von Kessel was commissioned by Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian Disney, to create the paintings for the opening of the parfumerie in 1966.
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