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Weekend Snapshot: Disney on ice

Disney on ice comes to Bangkok once a year. The fact that I don't like to watch it alone always made me unable to see it for more than a decade. Finally this year I found someone who wants to witness it as much as I do. Off we went to Impact Arena where it was shown last week. I took these shots from my seat:


Smoke on ice...


The plot/smoke thickens:


My friend turned to me smiling when the nickname a college sweetheart baptized me with boomed out of the speakers-Anastasia. "I have always been game for your version of charm, Ivan, haven't I?" I blew a thought while snapping into the magic.


An enchanting refrain engulfed the entire arena - "believe in your dreams... someday my prince will come..." It faded before I started going sentimental. This princess has obviously found her prince:


My prince could still be in some pond leaping and croaking. I'm not sure if I could kiss a frog with bulging eyes and serpent-green skin in real life though. But I was 100% happy to be transported into a magical world for an hour.

Comments

Genejosh said…
wow!!!love to be there...when ang next show? i got a tag for u..about 100 Truths..he..he..have a nice day tomorrow..
dday said…
Great weekend you got there. Happy Weekend!
Lynn said…
Oh yes, it would be fun to watch shows like this with a friend. The last time I watched Disney on Ice was years ago when my daughter was still in preparatory school.
Willa said…
lovely! Disney on Ice is a show that everybody should see!
julie said…
Wow,what a fun time :)

And that green-skinned prince, sometimes great packages come in not-so-grand wrappers. Sana nga ano?
SandyCarlson said…
We love Disney on Ice. So much fun and fantasy.
Dora said…
How i wish i was there too!

Happy WS and have a great week.
Carver said…
What a fun series of photographs and great text to go with it. I have a lot of ornamental frogs in my garden. I joke that I've tried kissing them but they don't turn into a prince. I'd never try that with a living leaping eye bulging frog.
Hazel said…
genebei, next show is about the same time. come to bangkok and watch it with your family :)

julie, that's right. i would gladly kiss the ugliest of frogs if i knew a prince will come off it after the kissing lol!
Those are pretty pictures. You must have a good seat. Thanks for sharing.
jennyL said…
wow.. it brings back memories... It's been decades that we saw Disney on ICe..lol nice photos

Have a great day!
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Indrani said…
Those are dramatic, must be cool to watch in every sense.

My WS is in my other blog 'Frozen Moments'.
SASSY MOM said…
Wow! My kids would love to watch that. Have a blessed week!
lupusurvivor said…
i want to watch this one when it comes to the philippines.

thanks for visiting my WS!
Arlene said…
Great pics and experience, Zel!

May you have a blessed week!
Bengbeng said…
it all looks so glamorous and fun
khitara said…
wow! how cool! I wish I could watch Disney on Ice too.. :-)
stan said…
I've never been to any of their shows but I hear it's enjoyable. Have a gd wk ahead!
Bengbeng said…
wish i was there enjoying Disney on ice. How r things in Bangkok now?
sakaigirl said…
Uuu, i've never watched Disney on ice before! im sure its a memorable ones, i like all the characters!
Hazel said…
@Bengbeng, Bangkok is celebrating Songkran while the Red Shirts protest is on :) :(

@sakaikigirl, thanks for dropping by. Disney on ice must be shown in your city too :)

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