8-year-old girl dances with band at Walt Disney World in viral video


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (WTHR) — A trip to "the happiest place on earth" makes you want to dance!

TODAY shared a video of 8-year-old Sydney Russell showing off her dance moves in the streets at Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort last week.

Her parents, Gregory and Tiffany Russell, planned the trip to celebrate Sydney's eighth birthday and their 11th wedding anniversary and surprised her with a princess makeover at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique inside the theme park.

"She chose Princess Tiana for her makeover because Tiana is her favorite princess," Tiffany told TODAY Parents. "Sydney is inspired by the way Princess Tiana never gave up on her dreams."

While walking down Main Street U.S.A., the Main Street Philharmonic Band was playing "When We're Human" from Tiana's movie, "The Princess and the Frog," so Sydney just started dancing.

A photo pass photographer at the theme park noticed Sydney's impressive dance moves and invited her to dance in front of the brass marching band for an audience.

The 76-second clip has been viewed over two million times.

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