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Hong Kong Disneyland opens
2005-09-12 00:46:51 XinhuaEnglish


Hong Kong Disneyland, the 11th theme park of Walt Disney Co., officially opened here on Monday morning.

HONG KONG, Sept. 12(Xinhuanet)-- Hong Kong Disneyland, the 11th theme park of Walt Disney Co., officially opened here on Monday morning.

Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR), and Tung Chee-hwa, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee attended the opening.

The Hong Kong Disneyland project, worth 3.5 billion US dollars,was jointly funded by Walt Disney Co. and the HKSAR government.

Some 16,000 people attended the opening, and analysts predict the park will attract 5.6 million visitors in the opening year. Enditem[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

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