Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Tiana joins Disney's Royal Court

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010 – New York - The court of Disney Princesses was joined by Anika Noni Rose (“Tiana”) and a host of celebrity guests as Tiana was officially crowned the ninth member of the beloved Disney Princess Royal Court. A magical ceremony took place in the Grand Ballroom at the historic New York Palace in Manhattan. As the newest Disney Princess, Tiana will forever be celebrated and recognized as a Disney Princess across all divisions of the Walt Disney Company and will be included in all Disney Princess merchandise featuring multiple Disney Princess characters.
Joining Anika Noni Rose in celebration of the coronation was Tina Fey, Melissa Joan Hart, Kelly Rutherford, Audra McDonald, Nigel Barker, Brent Zachary, Alesandra Ambrosio, Matt Walton, Amy Landecker, additional voice talent from the film Jenifer Lewis (“Mama Odie”), Jennifer Cody (“Charlotte”) and Michael Leon Wooley (“Louis”) along with Disney Princess cast members Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas, and Snow White, and Prince Naveen!

The event celebrated the arrival of The Princess and the Frog on Disney Blu-Ray and DVD, which released March 16th. As Disney’s newest Disney Princess character, Tiana will forever be celebrated as a Disney Princess across all divisions of the Walt Disney Company, and will be included in all Disney Princess merchandise programs featuring multiple Disney Princess characters.
Check out the video below:

What an exciting time this must have been for everyone involved, especially the children! Welcome to the Royal Court, Princess Tiana!  If you haven't seen this one yet, add it to your "must see" list.  It will forever join the ranks of the Disney classics, especially now since Tiana has been added to the Royal Court!  Don't forget I will be giving away a copy of this DVD.  The contest runs through the end of this week.  So, if you've not entered yet, click HERE to go to the post and leave a comment.  If you have entered, don't forget you can tweet DAILY to increase your chances! 

2 comments, add yours here:

Mo said...

I love Anika Noni Rose. If you haven't seen "Secret Life of Bees" you need to.
Adults only, for theme - no sex.
I'm sure I'm not the only one who said "It's about time there was an African-American Disney Princess!"
Now, I still need to see "Princess & The Frog!"

Crazy Working Mom said...

Mo, after reading the book I was VERY excited to see the Secret Life of Bees! It was an amazing movie. I LOVE Queen Latifah and little Dakota Fanning.

I agree that it's about time. :)

Oh, and you really should see the movie. It's a hoot. Momma Odie cracked my stuff up.

'Dis gon be GOOOOOOOOOOOOD!!!! :)