in Florida reopened to Guests on July 11, 2020, following a nearly four-month closure in response to the growing coronavirus pandemic.
Since that time, has been following a meticulous plan for a phased reopening that includes the reopening of dining venues, attractions, live entertainment offerings, and more, and Guests are thrilled every time one of their favorite experiences or restaurants reopens. But many Guests have been asking when will bring back .
Today, announced that the will begin a phased return in August 2022, as the program welcomes its first new participants since the closure of its parks. The is vital to ‘s commitment to diversity, among other things.
‘s play a vital role in ‘s legacy of storytelling. They help to create experiences for Guests as they draw from their respective countries’ cultures, heritage, and that have inspired Parks Resorts, pavilions, and theme parks.
According to , Guests and Cast Members alike have looked forward to the return of this important program, and has just been waiting for the perfect time to bring it back. As public health continues to improve, and international travel has resumed, the cultural program can be more valuable than ever!
“Right now, we are reaching out to participants from whose program was shortened, canceled, or waitlisted in 2020, as well as those who had an offer and had not yet arrived, and offering them the first opportunity to reapply,” announced in a press release. “We will then invite others to apply soon.”
Germany, Norway, Italy, France, Canada, and the . says that will begin with for the following countries at EPCOT’s :
“[The and ‘s ] provide a great pathway for career development as they offer participants the opportunity to learn, grow and develop and as they stay at , a new state-of-the-art complex,” the press release from explained.