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Winnie the Pooh and Mormons: 5 Fascinating Connections


3. In 1989, several Disney characters, including Winnie the Pooh, joined in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Epcot Center performance of "When You Wish Upon a Star."

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According to the June 1989 Ensign, the choir filmed four short concerts at Disney World's Epcot Center on March 18, 1989. One of the performances included a group of popular songs from Disney films. The Ensign article states, "Disney characters such as Donald Duck, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Pinocchio, Winnie the Pooh, and Snow White joined in the fun when the choir sang 'When You Wish Upon a Star.'"

The article further reports, "In addition to the Epcot Center performances, on Sunday evening the choir divided into groups of approximately 60 members each to provide music and talks at firesides in five mid-Florida stakes: Orlando, Lake Mary, Cocoa, Lakeland, and Tampa."

Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's 2014 performance of "When You Wish Upon a Star" below.

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