I just found out some details about DCA's 50th Anniversary parade. It will showcase only Pixar characters (23 of them) and feature contemporary pop songs like "Macarena" and "Who Let the Dogs Out." It will apparently have a great many dancers with hip-hop choreography with performers on stilts and with jump ropes. Green Army men will usher in the parade that has two 10 minite show stops and does not move at the normal slow pace of most parades.
Um...is it just me or does this parade sound absolutely lame? Here was a chance for Disney to give DCA a dose of good old-fashioned CLASSIC Disney -- or at least a parade with a classic FEEL and a special theme SONG we walk away humming. Instead what are we getting? Hip-hop dancers? Green Army men? "Who Let the Dogs Out?" (...scratching my head...)
Sorry, but it sounds like another souped-up version of the ghastly "Eureka" parade that tried, with horrible results, to be modern, edgy and up-beat. This one at least showcases some "Disney" characters but otherwise sounds pretty awful to me and the exact direction DCA should NOT be going.
What do you think? Should Disney have tried to go more in the timeless/classic route with its DCA parade, or does this modern hip-hop infused parade fit the park better?