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Merida Crowned as First Disney Pixar Princess

Crowned princesses of Disney

Early this morning Merida, Scottish princess of the clan DunBroch from Pixar's Brave, joined the ranks of crowned Disney princesses in a coronation ceremony at Walt Disney World in Florida.

Merida of Pixar's Brave CrownedShe was fittingly crowned by her mother, Queen Elinor during the ceremony in front of the Cinderella Castle. Joining her on stage were the other ten Disney princesses: Snow White, Aurora, Belle, Pocahontas, Tiana, Rapunzel, Mulan, Cinderella, Jasmine, and Ariel. The event was emceed by popular US olympic gymnast, Gabby Douglas.

A limited-edition, commemorative girls' T-shirt is available to remember this historic day by.

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Pixar Characters Gain More Disney Parks Presence

In addition to the custom Mike Wazowski animation projected 188 feet tall on the Disney Epcot Resort's Spaceship Earth structure, both Monsters University and Brave have been gaining some ground in the Disney Parks arena.

Pixar Monsters University Monorail Wrap

The park monorails have been wrapped in a life-size Monsters University promo. It was cleverly designed to appear as though you'd be riding right along side the characters themselves.

Also, Merida from Brave will be officially crowned as a Disney princess later this month. She will join 10 other beloved princesses including Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Tiana and Rapunzel.