Saudi Prince Fahd al-Saud hosted his graduation celebration at Disneyland Paris. The Saudi prince booked the theme park for three days for himself and his friends. Reports say that this celebration cost 15 million euros, or the equivalent of $19.5 million.
British and French media reported that sections of the Disneyland Paris theme park were booked between May 22 and 24 in order to accommodate the 60 guests invited to the celebration. These sections also implemented special security provisions for the Saudi prince and his guests.
The reports have not stated where Fahd graduated from or even what he studied.The Daily Telegraph quoted Euro Disney which said that the special event even included “rare Disney characters.” The Telegraph also referred to a local paper, Ouest France, which said that special costumes, sets, and 80 dancers participated in a special show called Disney Dreamers Everywhere. The show had previously been featured at other Disney theme parks including Hong Kong, Tokyo, and the United States. Ouest France also reported that the tour was “entirely at the expense of the Saudi royal.”