Photos/Video: Rapunzel Becomes Official Disney Princes at Coronation in London

Disney today officially welcomed Rapunzel as the 10th Disney Princess character at a high profile, star-studded celebration, which took place in front of a global audience at Kensington Palace in London. Little princesses from across the globe watched Rapunzel be welcomed into the Disney Princess royal court by Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas, Snow White and Tiana. British teenager and rising star Shannon Saunders sang Disney Princess’ new signature theme, The Glow.

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Photos: Rapunzel Arrives in London in Preparation of Coronation Ceremony

In anticipation of her royal coronation ceremony at Kensington Palace on October 2, Rapunzel has arrived in London and is touring various historical locations this week. Her first stop is the Salt Tower at the Tower of London, where her hair can currently be spotted draping down, awaiting the arrival of her true love, Flynn Rider. She has promised to send along photos of her other stops in town this week, so be sure to check back right here for additional photos from the soon-to-be Disney Princess.

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Alfred Angelo for Disney Collection Adds Rapunzel Gown, Royal Maidens, Royal Blossoms and Disney Veils

Rapunzel gown by Alfred Angelo for DisneyAfter an exciting first season for the Disney Fairy Tale Weddings by Alfred Angelo bridal collection, Alfred Angelo in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products will introduce the 2012 collection along with styles for bridesmaids and flower girls at the National Bridal Market in Chicago this week. In addition, Alfred Angelo will debut a veil collection to complete the fantasy look for Disney brides. The 2012 bridal collection will continue to be affordably priced with styles starting in the $800 range. Dresses will be in stores worldwide by January.

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Disney on Ice Launches Two New Shows Featuring Rapunzel from Disney’s ‘Tangled’

Cinderella, Rapunzel and Tiana in 'Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream'  (PRNewsFoto/Feld Entertainment, Inc., Heinz Kluetmeier)Dreams do come true! Feld Entertainment is bringing the magic of Disney to the ice with two new shows debuting this fall, both featuring hair-raising moments from Walt Disney Studio’s hit animated film, Tangled. Audiences will experience the enchantment and splendor of new and classic princesses in Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream, as they frolic in the French quarter with Tiana from Princess and the Frog, relive the timeless story of Cinderella and watch Rapunzel let down her hair on the ice for the first time ever. In Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove, audiences will enjoy a gem for every generation in a magical medley of Disney tales that span the years from the first animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to the 50th film, Tangled. Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream launches September 2 in Lakeland, Fla., while Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove kicks off its North American tour in San Diego, Calif., on October 5.

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Disney Store 2011 Holiday Collection Preview

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with Disney Store as part of the Disney Consumer Products holiday preview and get a first look at some of the new and exciting items coming this fall exclusively to Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. The two major franchises to expect more of in the holiday season at Disney Store are Disney Princesses and Disney/Pixar’s Cars 2, both of which will be offering some amazing limited edition items that any fan will be sure to appreciate.

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‘Rapunzel’ Inspired Wedding Gown by Alfred Angelo Previewed by Disney Weddings

Via its official blog, Disney Fairy Tale Weddings has previewed the latest addition to the family of wedding gowns by Alfred Angelo inspired by Disney Princesses, ‘Rapunzel.’

Recently, Alfred Angelo also debuted the Cinderella Platinum Anniversary wedding gown, in honor of Disney Fairy Tale Wedding’s twentieth anniversary.

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Photos: Disney Gets ‘Tangled’ with Locks of Love Event

Disney's 'Tangled' for Locks of Love eventThis past weekend, several celebrity hair-stylists offered complimentary haircuts at the Bungalow Salon in West Hollywood, CA to benefit the Locks of Love charity in celebration of the Disney Blu-ray/DVD release of Tangled.

Locks of Love provides hair pieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long term medical hair loss in an effort to ‘return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss.’

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has graciously provided us with the following slideshow consisting of photos from the event:

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‘Tangled’ Blu-ray Gift Pack Giveaway

'Tangled' on Disney Blu-ray/DVD © WDSHECourtesy of our friends at Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, we are pleased to be able to offer one of our lucky readers a Tangled prize pack consisting of their very own copy of Tangled from Walt Disney Animation Studios on Disney Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack (note this is not the 3D edition) plus a do-it-yourself Tangled paper lantern kit and a Tangled tee (adult large) featuring Pascal (images coming soon).

Available to own on March 29, the film will be available in 4-disc (BD3D/BD/DVD/Digital Copy), 2-disc (BD/DVD) and 1-disc (DVD) formats, all of which are now available for pre-order.

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First Look: Flynn’s Tangled Tales: ‘Barrel Blast’ and ‘Crashimus Maximus’

In honor of the upcoming BD/DVD release of Walt Disney Animation Studios Tangled, available to own on March 29, 2011, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has offered up these clever little animated clips titled ‘Flynn’s Tangled Tales’ in which Flynn Rider takes a slightly skewed look at his personal history.

Barrel Blast:

Crashimus Maximus:

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First Look: ‘Tangled’ Alternate Opening and Bonus Features

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has offered up two sneak peeks at the upcoming BD/DVD release of Walt Disney Animation Studios Tangled, available to own on March 29, 2011.

The first peek includes one of two alternate storybook openings included on the home release, introduced by directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard. This particular opening is the second presented in the bonus features and represents a transitional version of the animated opening, although some of it is presented here in storyboard format.

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