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Ears the News: July 24, 2021 Edition

 Ears the News Brought to you by our friends at Imagineer Tom Fitzgerald goes behind-the-scenes on making the Coco scene for Mickey's PhilarMagic Disney shared behind the scenes of Mickey's Philharmagic this year at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.  For the first time in 20 years, a new scene has been added.  The musical number "Un Poco Loco" will anchor the new scene at Disney's California Adventure and Disneyland Paris on July 17th and will be added to Magic Kingdom for their 50th anniversary. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World Monorail System returns to EPCOT after 16 months The Monorail system returned to EPCOT after 16 months.  Operating hours are currently at one hour before opening and one hour before closing. Photo courtesy of Trader Sam's Grog Grotto reopens at Walt Disney World's Polynesian Village Resort Trader Sam's opened on July 19, 2021 at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort. Trader Sam&#

Ears the News: July 10, 2021 Edition

 Ears the News  Brought to you by our friends at Magic Kingdom Flag Retreat Ceremony returns to Walt Disney World On July 1, 2021, the Magic Kingdom Flag Retreat Ceremony returned to the Magic Kingdom.  During the ceremony, an active military member or veteran is chosen from among the park's daily visitors.  The ceremony includes the Pledge of Allegiance, the singing of "God Bless America" and the "Star Spangled Banner" accompanied by the Main Street Philharmonic marching band. “It has been an honor for our security cast to keep our flag flying every day over Magic Kingdom since the park first opened in 1971,” said Army veteran Eileen Underwood, Magic Kingdom’s senior security manager. “We were thrilled to resume our daily flag retreat ceremonies to honor our country and those who serve around the world in defense of our freedoms. It’s a special moment for all our guests that really reaffirms the feeling that this is truly a magical place.” The cere