The Cultures of ‘it’s a small world’ at Disneyland Park: Latin America

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it’s a small world” is one of the most beloved Disneyland park attractions. Here guests can embark on “The Happiest Cruise That Ever Sailed” and take part in a celebration of cultures around the world. With so many countries represented, we wanted to give you a closer look at the cultures featured in this classic attraction. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the first stop on our journey is Latin America.

The Cultures of ‘it's a small world’ at Disneyland Park: Latin America

Greeting you as you arrive in South America is a gaucho with a traditional wide-brimmed hat, along with his trusty horse, from Argentina. Towering behind them are the Andes Mountains. This famous mountain range runs through seven countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile.

The Cultures of ‘it's a small world’ at Disneyland Park: Latin America

Next, your boat takes you to one of the most well-known beaches in the world − Rio’s Copacabana Beach in Brazil. Here girls, in the traditional dress of Baianas de acarajé, and boys sing and dance to the rhythms of the samba-infused tune of “it’s a small world” on a three-tiered centerpiece.

The Cultures of ‘it's a small world’ at Disneyland Park: Latin America

Then we find ourselves in the marketplaces of Mexico. Baskets of fruits and vegetables displayed on colorful, hand-woven Saltillo sarapes and bouquets of paper flowers fill the marketplace while a girl balances a basket of fruit on her head.

The Cultures of ‘it's a small world’ at Disneyland Park: Latin America

Bringing sunshine to the region is a Mayan-inspired sun, featuring geometric shapes and patterns, bright colors and a friendly smile.

Keep an eye out for the next stop on our trip around the world on “it’s a small world” at Disneyland park!

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