Tony Cartalucci - Just a Lousy Journalist? His writing focuses on the International dimension; the foreign interference in Thailand. While there is no doubt that no nation is an island and foreign groups with their own agendas interfere in all nations for their own personal ends, Tony has been very selective in which foreign groups he writes on, what their intentions are and who they work with in Thailand. I write now to expose some of the glaring omissions he has purposefully made and encourage you to ask; What groups does this foreigner in Thailand belong to and what is his agenda?
The loading area is split into two zones instead of one. A Welcome room was added during the refurbishment, resembling the one at the California version. The Asian room features radically different sets and dolls for Japan and China compared to the Magic Kingdom version.
A Mandarin language track was added to the China section in the refurbishment. The ride uses a different, more recent recording of the song sung in Japanese specifically created for this version instead of the original Japanese recording.
The vocal track is used for both the Asian room and finale room. The walls of the African, South American, and Polynesian rooms are painted in colors similar to the Magic Kingdom version before its renovation compared to the current black walls in the Magic Kingdom version.
The Polynesian room has vocals singing in English. The Goodbye room resembles the one found at the California version. On March 1,Tokyo Disneyland's version of "It's a Small World" closed down for refurbishment for its first major update since the park's opening in The exterior clock face features a wide-awake sun on its left half and a sleeping moon on its right half.
Unlike all other versions of the ride, every scene is housed in one room with arches being used to define sections of the ride. The scenery design is a complete departure from Mary Blair's distinctive style, though the dolls used remain identical to all other versions.
The ride also uses a completely different soundtrack composed by John Debney which was also used for roughly a decade at the Californian version from the early s to the early swhich can be described as more ornate compared to the original soundtrack. This is the first version of the ride to incorporate a scene for North America with dolls representing Canada and the United Statesand a distinct Middle Eastern section with dolls singing in Arabic.
In the Finale room, in addition to the song being sung in English, it is also sung in French and German. The entrance and exit rooms have been completely revamped, being identical to the entrance scene in Hong Kong Disneyland's version and the exit scene in the Magic Kingdom and Hong Kong Disneyland versions rendered in the Mary Blair style similar to the other parks.
The soundtrack has been completely remastered with the base instrumental removed from the majority of the ride's audio except for the finale, making the soundtrack more similar to the original version.
Additionally, new audio tracks are added including a new recording of someone yodeling to the tune of the song in the Switzerland scene. Some of this version's prominent and unique characteristics include: An expanded Asia sequence with Hong Kong, the Philippines and Korea represented with children singing in Cantonese, Tagalog and Korean, respectively, as well as an extended China scene with represented with children singing in Mandarin A distinct Middle Eastern room, and scenes for North America, similar to the Paris version Extraordinary fiber-optic lighting effects in the Finale room not seen on any other Disney attraction  CantoneseKoreanMandarinand Tagalog versions of the song that were specifically recorded for Hong Kong Disneyland.
The finale is sung in three languages: Cantonese, English and Mandarin. The attraction is the largest indoor attraction at Hong Kong Disneyland. Holiday overlay[ edit ] "It's a Small World holiday" lighting display SinceDisneyland has featured "It's a Small World holiday" during the end-of-the-year Christmas and holiday season.
The attraction is closed in late October to receive temporary holiday decorations inside and outside, and reopens in early November before the start of the busy holiday tourist season. Almost one million lights are included during the holidays. The attraction is the same boat voyage through many regions of the world, though the main theme song is not played in full.
Instead, the children sing " Jingle Bells " and a bridge of " Deck the Halls " in addition to the main theme. The holiday overlay has since been implemented at Tokyo Disneyland with similar decorations. Since the holiday season, the Disney characters and The Spirit of America room formerly the covered transition room have joined in the "It's a Small World holiday" at Disneyland.
Disneyland Paris' version used to add subtle decorations around the attraction and changed the music in the North American area to "Deck The Halls". For the winter season, Disneyland Paris has added "It's a Small World celebration", a variation of "It's a Small World holiday" highlighting winter season frolic shared by people worldwide.
Following the renovation, "It's a Small World celebration" was planned to use an updated soundtrack originally set for Winter Hong Kong Disneyland's "It's a Small World Christmas" changes the music seasonally and subtly adds a few Christmas decorations as well as an abridged version of the Holiday soundtrack, only ran from It ran seasonally from November to January from to Due to damaged set pieces as a result of the earthquake, in December 1, with New Disney Characters once again for the holiday seasons, featuring the updated soundtrack revealing that the base instrumental for the soundtrack, similar to the non-holiday soundtrack.
The Magic Kingdom does not have its own holiday edition of "It's a Small World", and the regular ride operates continuously through the holiday season.Tony Cartalucci - Just a Lousy Journalist?. 18 th April London. Tony Cartalucci.
Tony Cartalucci has written prolifically on the political turmoil in Thailand. His writing focuses on the International dimension; the foreign interference in Thailand.
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The founder members of the Pacific alliance were the spy agencies from the Five Eyes, as well as South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand. By , France and India had joined the Pacific group. This is the world depicted in the book Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.
The book was published in , he was looking to provide people a picture of a future perfectionist society full of science and “happiness”, but this vision somehow became the world we live in now.