Today, DreamWorks Animation SKG and the group of companies “Regions” announced a new joint project — the beginning of the construction of Europe’s largest indoor theme parks. The first to visit the cartoon characters will be able to get the residents of St. Petersburg
DreamWorks theme parks, the construction of which will start in Russia, will become the largest in Europe indoor facilities operating all year round. The area of each of them will be from 70 to 100 thousand sq. meters, plot area — 100 ha.
Jeffrey Katzenberg, chief Executive officer (CEO) of the film company DreamWorks Animation, said at the presentation of the projects of theme parks that their construction will become a new stage of development for an animation Studio. He noted that Russia was the first country where such parks announced and will be opened as Russia is one of the most promising markets for the company, where the films of Studio occupy the 6 seats in the TOP 10 at the box in theaters.
“Our partners, with whom we met just a year ago, impressed us. This ambitious company you can trust,” said Katzenberg. In addition, the Studio is negotiating the construction of similar parks in other countries, in particular, almost solved the question of construction in new York city in the framework of the project Mega Mall of America. Continue reading
Neat lake, a beautiful green meadow on the Bank, pleasant Avenue perennial trees — seemingly an ideal platform for amusement parks. Not in the case of lake Shawnee, Park on the shore of which is considered to be cursed.
The Indians and the family clay
A mystical history in the United States are directly connected with the Indians. The culture of the native American population is still unknown, and the confrontation with them the first settlers into North America left in the history with more questions than answers. One such case occurred on the shore of lake Shawnee in West Virginia. Now there is an abandoned amusement Park which the locals call cursed.
It all began in 1775 when a large family of immigrants clay came to Mercer County to work the land and hunt in the local woods, but easy to live on the lake Shawnee family was only 8 years old. In unremarkable day in August 1783 Mitchell clay, along with three sons went hunting, and the farm was left to his wife and other children. The remaining sons of the city a fence, daughters, washing clothes, and Mrs. clay was playing in the house with the younger generation.
The Indians, who watched over the family for a few days, picked up the point and attacked the brothers,mausica with the fence. Bartley was killed immediately, and the punishment of Ezekile arrived, the eldest daughter Tabitha. The Indians killed the girl, scalped Bartley and ran away, taking with him Sakila. Continue reading