SamsDisneyDiary 85 Holidays around the World

#85: 12 Days of Christmas #10: Epcot Holidays Around the World – A Norwegian Tale

Welcome to Sams Disney Diary 12 Days of Christmas 2016!  Day #10 – Epcot Holidays around the World – A Norwegian Tale.

SamsDisneyDiary 85: Epcot Holidays around the World
SamsDisneyDiary 85: Epcot Holidays around the World

Epcot Holidays around the World is an annual holiday celebration, and Epcot’s 3rd annual “festival” – not only around World Showcase, but all of Epcot.

Similar to the Flower and Garden and Food and Wine Festivals, grab your “Holiday Passport” and start enjoying all of the unique destinations and entertainment offerings.

Of course the always popular Candlelight Processional is the centerpiece of the evening entertainment, but there is so much more.  The Guide Book is your map to everything that’s happening.  A great addition to the Guide Book for 2016 are photo references of treats available around World Showcase in the holiday kiosks.  In addition, the Guide Book showcases the “entertainment”.   With so many options, Epcot alone could have been the entire

SamsDisneyDiary 85: Epcot Holidays around the World - A Norwegian Tale
SamsDisneyDiary 85: Epcot Holidays around the World – A Norwegian Tale

SamsDisneyDiary 12 days of Christmas.    From the Chinese Lion Dancers, Helga in Germany, La Befana in Italy, Pier Noel in France, the Daruma Vendor in Japan or Father Christmas in the United Kingdom, they all capture the essence of how the holidays are celebrated in each country.  For 2016, my favorite?  Not only because of the brand new location in front of the recently opened “Frozen Ever After” in Norway is Sigrid and Julenissen.   Our story teller is surprised by a mischievous Christmas gnome as she attempts to tell the tale of a Norwegian Christmas.  The comedic value keeps the kids entertained and adults alike.

Let’s check in on a few of the Christmas tales and catch the full show in Norway.

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