Today Disney shared a first look at Adventures With Princess Tiana! This is a project Imagineers have been working on since last year. Splash Mountain will soon be reimagined at both Disneyland park in California and Magic Kingdom Park in Florida! The theme is as the name suggests, inspired by “The Princess and the Frog!”
The story picks up after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure! Powerful music from the film is featured as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance.
As Disney Parks Blog Says:
“Tiana is a modern, courageous, and empowered woman, who pursues her dreams and never loses sight of what’s really important. It’s a great story with a strong lead character, set against the backdrop of New Orleans and the Louisiana bayou. In 1966, Walt himself opened New Orleans Square when it became the first new “land” added to Disneyland park, so it feels natural to link the story and the incredible music of “The Princess and the Frog” to the parks.”
“The approach to retheming or “plussing” attractions (as Walt Disney referred to it) begins with Imagineers asking the question, how can we build upon or elevate the experience and tell a fresh, relevant story? It’s a continuous process that Imagineers are deeply passionate about. And with this longstanding history of updating attractions and adding new magic, the retheming of Splash Mountain is of particular importance today. The new concept is inclusive – one that all of our guests can connect with and be inspired by, and it speaks to the diversity of the millions of people who visit our parks each year.”
The voice of Princess Tiana and Tony Award-winning actress, Anika Noni Rose, shared:
“It is really exciting to know that Princess Tiana’s presence in both Disneyland and Magic Kingdom will finally be fully realized! As passionate as I am about what we created, I know the fans are going to be over the moon. The Imagineers are giving us ‘The Princess and the Frog’ Mardi Gras celebration we’ve been waiting for, and I’m here for it!”
Charita Carter, the senior creative producer leading the project at Walt Disney Imagineering shared:
“Like Princess Tiana, I believe that courage and love are the key ingredients for wonderful adventures. I am delighted to be a part of bringing this fun-filled experience to our guests.”
Are you excited about the Adventures with Princess Tiana reimagining?
If you can’t wait to get to Disney before the iconic Splash Mountain closes, it’s time to book a Disney vacay! Splash Mountain is still on the list of attractions opening July 11th so we think there is still time! You can book your Disney World Vacation With Small World Vacations HERE. They are the preferred travel agency of Disney Fashionista!
Source: Disney Parks Blog
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