The day after interviewing the cast of Moana (I’ll be sharing those interviews soon) I got all dressed up in a dress and makeup to attend the Moana World Premiere. Needless to say that I was just a little bit excited.

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We arrived at the Premiere to see that the event was being held right in front of El Capitan Theater.

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Fans lined the security gates to catch a glimpse, maybe even an autograph, of the celebrities in attendance that evening. Given that the guest list included The Rock and Lin Manuel, I can understand why they were there. As I made my way onto the red blue carpet, I tried to take it all in. There was was so much going on.

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There were celebrities to my left getting their photos taken and being interviewed.

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There was live entertainment in several parts of the event.

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There was so much for us to do and enjoy. You could eat, take a Moana photo, get an air brushed tattoo and play games. Guests even received a pair of Havaianas Sandals (which are super comfortable and came in handy at the end of the evening).

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With all that, the icing on the cake is getting to be among so many celebrities. I was able to snap pics with these actors…

Pete Wentz, Fall Out Boy

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Tori Spelling

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Jordan Fisher

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Dondre Whitfield

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and Film Directors…

Taika Waititi, Director of Thor: Ragnarok

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Chris Williams, Director of Big Hero 6

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It was time for the main event, so we made our way into El Capitan Theater. Before getting to see Moana (which I loved!), we got to see a performance by Opetaia Foa’i. I love the Moana soundtrack, so getting to see him perform the music he helped create for the film was pretty incredible.

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The Moana World Premiere was so much fun!

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Be sure to check back in for my official review and interviews (Dwayne Johnson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Auli’i Cravalho and more!)

Moana sails into theaters November 23rd!

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows exactly why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli‘i Cravalho) meets the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

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