If you’re planning to book a Disney Cruise in the near future, the addition of “Tangled: The Musical” to the Disney Magic this November makes a strong case for which ship you should consider booking. This week, DCL is giving us a special behind the… Read More »Behind the scenes with the Maximus puppet for “Tangled: The Musical”
What a magical afternoon in London! Rapunzel was officially welcomed into the Disney Princess Court when she was crowned earlier today at Kensington Palace. Rapunzel’s Royal Celebration brought together all the Disney princesses, little princesses from around the world, and a few surprise celebrity guests.
I started the day off with a long ride on the tube, and as I got closer to the station, I could already tell that this was a popular event. I saw many families with little girls dressed as their favorite princesses, or wearing a Disney princess backpack or some other identifier. It felt like I was on a bus to Disney World! As I reached Hyde Park, I was blown away at how many people had turned up! There was a procession of all the princesses throughout the park that was free for the public to attend.
After the princesses processed through the park, they dismounted their carriages in front of Kensington Palace (at this point, you had to have an invitation to see the rest of the event.) Each princess was announced by name, but it was sometimes hard to hear because of how many little girls were screaming “Ariel! Ariel!” or “BELLE!!!” Ten lucky girls from around the world were picked to be paired with one of the princesses, and they got to present them with flowers and give them a hug, and be part of a group photo in front of the palace.
I started trying to do pictures and video, but I decided to focus on just video after Snow White came through. It was hard enough getting video of Maximus, who did make an appearance, than to juggle two cameras to also get pictures! Full video of the procession below the jump.
Meet Sampson At first glance the white horse in Tangled looks like the same white horse that Disney animation puts into every Princess film. He’s the comic relief, the sidekick, the trusty steed. It’s so cliche that Shrek spoofed the idea by putting Donkey in… Read More »Tangled – Introducing “Maximus” the horse