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Today is Opening Day!

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It’s been crazy around California’s Great America this week and at the offices of International Culture Exchange Group in Fremont (ICEG)–all leading up to today and the Grand Opening at Global Winter Wonderland. Why so crazy? This isn’t our first year, after all. Perhaps if we had settled for the status quo, it would have …

You Spoke, We Listened

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Last year was Global Winter Wonderland’s very first year ever.  The Chinese Lantern Festival had never visited the United States so we knew we carried a tremendous responsibility to do it right when it came to execution. And while we received a lot of amazingly positive feedback to our debut, we also, as you might …

Festival Entertainment Lining Up

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We are getting a better look at some of the Entertainment planned for Global Winter Wonderland 2012.  In addition to the laser light show and Chinese Acrobats, there’s the Peking Opera. They’ll be performing at the Playtime Pavilion. Peking Opera is a form of traditional Chinese Theater which combines music, vocal performance, dance, mime, and …

Global Winter Wonderland 2012 – Bigger and Better, Inside Great America

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It was really exciting to learn that Global Winter Wonderland, the successful holiday lantern festival, which played host to nearly 420,000 people last  year, is returning to Santa Clara. And it was even more exciting to find out the plans for this year’s festival.  The announcement that the Festival is moving inside California‘s Great America …