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Tiana’s Bayou Journey Attraction Poster & Extra Cute Critters on the Trip Revealed!


Tiana’s Bayou Journey in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is within the house stretch of its transformation earlier than the reimagined trip’s Summer season 2024 opening. With building wrapping up, Imagineering has shared extra names and backstories for the lovely animals within the attraction. We have now full particulars, idea artwork and the attraction poster, plus our ideas.

Partially 1 of this 3 half collection, Disney revealed the primary spherical of Cute Critters Coming to Tiana’s Bayou Journey. That launched followers to Byhalia the Beaver, Gritty the Rabbit, Beau the Opossum, Apollo the Raccoon, Rufus the Turtle, and Timoléon the Otter. Whereas we argued that a few of these had been unhealthy names or needs to be switched, that was minor nitpicking. We love that Disney is creating authentic characters for the attraction and giving them backstories and personalities.

That first band of critters had been those who who play Zydeco music. At present’s animal act performs Rara. Typically discovered at festivals and avenue processions, Rara is a musical custom from Haiti that’s a part of the musical historical past and melting pot of New Orleans. The style consists of distinctive devices with lovely, distinctive sounds. Listed here are the Rara musicians you’ll uncover on Tiana’s Bayou Journey:

Octavia the Bobcat – Octavia performs the vaksin, a single-note horn instrument well-liked in Rara music. She’s an adventurous bobcat kitten, and he or she loves climbing and hanging out in bushes nearly as a lot as she loves performing. This daredevil nearly by no means will get scared.

Pawpaw the Bobcat – Not solely is Pawpaw Octavia’s devoted grandfather, however he additionally taught her tips on how to play the vaksin! Pawpaw lives to make Octavia smile and has the view that every thing has a manner of working itself out – he’s seen all of it however isn’t jaded.

Claude the Louisiana Black Bear – Claude is a salt of the earth form of bear (or, as they are saying within the bayou, “salt of the mound”) who performs his horn together with the opposite members of his household. He’s a tinkerer who likes to create with issues discovered within the forest, and is often humorous with out meaning to be, particularly in relation to his home-grown creations.

Bernadette the Louisiana Black Bear – Bernadette likes to get pleasure from life, from splashing within the waters of her bayou house together with her cub, Sebastián, to taking part in the horn together with her mate, Claude. She’s a transparent thinker and is heat and supportive. Bernadette likes to sink into the bayou waters and munch on vegetation (as long as Sebastián is clearly nearby).

Sebastián the Louisiana Black Bear – Although he’s undoubtedly a “mama’s cub,” Sebastián charted his personal musical course as a drummer, regardless of his mother and father being devoted horn gamers. He’s comfortable to comply with his good friend Octavia’s adventurous lead as they discover and play, and is fascinated with the small particulars within the bayou, just like the bugs and mushrooms.

Phina the Grey Fox – Phina’s enthusiasm extends past her drumming, as she’s continuously pondering of latest concepts with optimism and vitality! This imaginative fox is frequently beginning new initiatives with pleasure, and her buddies settle for and have fun her distinctive pondering.

Not solely will you meet these new buddies as Audio-Animatronics figures all through the attraction, however a few of them will even seem within the Walt Disney World attraction poster: