A black princess joins Disney princess gallery
A black princess joins the eight princesses that Disney gave in the world for the past 70 years, starting with Snow White, informs BBC News On-line.
This week, the new Disney Princess makes his film debut in "The Princess And The Frog", which has the premiere in New York and Los Angeles.
The new princess - Tiana - is different from its predecessors and, for the first time in the history of Disney animation, it is an African-American princess.
Princess Tiana has "borrowed" the voice of singer and actress Anika Noni Rose, who believes that the new animated character will be very successful among all children.
Bonnie Greer, African-American writer / producer, says that is an important symbolic step for Disney but also this movement has and commercial motivations.
Princess Tiana is the heroine of "The Princess and the Frog" and, like its predecessors, first must learn some lessons of life before they could fulfill their dreams. Tiana has a extreme talent in cooking and her dream is to open his own restaurant. Her story takes place in New Orleans and celebrated Mardi Gras, with images that include, among others, crocodiles that loves jazz and villains with knowledge in the vodoo witchcraft.
In this animation film the voice of Eudora,Tiana mother is no other but Oprah Winfrey.