New details released about the “Rivers of Light” show coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

New details released about the "Rivers of Light" show coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom 1


Disney has been fairly tight lipped about the new nighttime spectacular “Rivers of Light” coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom next year, until today.

According to Disney, Rivers of Light will feature “a pair of mystical hosts come to the river bearing gifts of light. During the show, the hosts set out from the shore on elaborate lantern vessels for a dramatic dance of water and light to summon animal spirits. With the storytellers as your guides, the wonders of “Rivers of Light” builds to a stunning crescendo.”


The centerpiece of Animal Kingdom, the Tree of Life, will also be part of the show, lighting up like never before, as seen in the above image.

Disney also announced they’ve partnered with puppeteer Michael Curry, composer Mark Mancina and the filmmakers of Disneynature to bring Rivers of Light to life.

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