Unveiling of Disney Millennium Village

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
8 August 1999

The Foreign Ministry and Disney World cooperated extensively on the development of the Israel pavilion at Disney’s Epcot Millennium Village in Orlando, Florida, in which Israel is showcased as a country rich in innovation and history, as well as being the birthplace of the millennium. The Israel pavilion will be the largest pavilion at the Epcot Millennium Village.

Israel’s Pavilion at Disney World will officially open on September 30, 1999 in the presence of United nations Secretary General Kofi Anan, invited guests and thousands of journalists from all over the world. The pavilion will be staffed by 33 Israelis, who will guide an expected 15 million visitors during the millennium year.