The Millenium Celebration | Keep Epcot Weird Ep. 1

In this first installment of “Keep Epcot Weird” we’ll be taking a look at The Millennium Celebration, a 15 month long event hosted at Epcot. The event that brought us Leave a Legacy, the Epcot Wand, The Tapestry of Nations parade, Millennium Village and Illuminations: Reflections of Earth.

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Music Used:
• Epcot Entrance Area Music – Entrance Loop (2001): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVMB-gQ4imo
• Epcot Entrance Music (Legacy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pppewo-Kx_0
• Epcot Millennium Celebration Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4auOszNzLIc
• Reflections of Earth by Gavin Greenaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTgyMrxmteg
• Tapestry Of Nations – Gavin Greenaway (Walt Disney World Millenium Celebration): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSKgBQEgUT0

Videos Used:

• 2000 Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration Vacation Planning Video – In HD – Entire Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAT3DGtCO58
• Millennium Celebration at Walt Disney World Television Commercial (1999): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTLBsFWH6Y8
• Spaceship Earth with Wand (Nighttime) at Epcot (2007): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVdmmv-pE_s
• Super Bowl 34 Halftime Show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dWxq1D-B9s
• Tokyo Disney Resort Memories – Mickey’s Fantastic Caravan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG-nBS0aQbc
• Walt Disney World Commercial (2000) Epcot – Millennium Celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oht1EbxCEA
• Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration – T.V. Special (2000): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OArk0lZd1U
• Walt Disney World Millennium Celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BKBiW-9jAU
• Aftermath of the Wand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSLW9xNGMhU

Websites/Article Sources (these are split up per section)

Spaceship Earth Wand/Balloon
• https://www.yesterland.com/icontower.html
• http://www.mainstgazette.com/2011/02/millennium-is-in-air.html
• https://thedisneyblog.com/2009/01/29/family-flies-over-disney-in-balloon-as-part-of-yomd-prize-packet/
• http://wdwscrapbook.tripod.com/EpcotMillenniumBalloon.html
• https://thedisneyblog.com/2007/07/30/own-your-own-pi/

Millennium Central
• https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/shops/epcot/pin-central/
• http://www.passporter.com/photos/epcot-future-world-extras/p24764-epcot-future-world-pin-central.html
• https://www.yesterland.com/past1.html
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disney_pin_trading
• https://sundancevacationsblog.com/ultimate-guide-disney-pin-trading-collecting/

Millennium Village
• http://blog.silive.com/goofy_about_disney/2012/11/epcots_world_showplace_pavilion_debuted_in_1999_as_millennium_village.html
• https://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/village-people/Content?oid=2263087
• http://www.intercot.com/edc/2000/milvillage.html
• http://allears.net/2012/04/24/international-gateway-showcase-plaza-millennium-village-part-two/
• http://allears.net/epcot/epcot-archives-millennium-village/
• https://waltdatedworld.com/id113.htm
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millennium_Village
• http://www.intercot.com/edc/milvillage.html

Tapestry of Nations
• https://www.dizavenue.com/2016/03/remembering-epcots-tapestry-of-nations.html
• http://allears.net/epcot/epcot-archives-tapestry-of-nations/
• https://waltdatedworld.com/id217.htm
• http://www.intercot.com/edc/tapestry.html
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapestry_of_Nations
• https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Tapestry_of_Nations

Illuminations
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IllumiNations:_Reflections_of_Earth
• https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/IllumiNations:_Reflections_of_Earth
• https://disneythemeparks.fandom.com/wiki/IllumiNations:_Reflections_of_Earth
• http://www.dondorseyconsulting.com/mscoop.htm
• http://www.intercot.com/edc/IllumiNations/illumi2000.html
• https://touringplans.com/blog/2018/09/18/history-of-illuminations-reflections-of-earth/
• https://blog.dvcrequest.com/the-story-behind-illuminations-reflections-of-earth-at-epcot/

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