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Scotland is known the world over as a place of history and heritage as well as cutting edge art and culture
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Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Disney/Pixar link up with VisitScotland a tourism ‘first’
VisitScotland's £7m campaign will be its biggest yet and the first time that Disney has linked up with a country's tourism organisation on such a scale.
Set in the Scottish Highlands, Brave is to be released in August 2012.
It has characters voiced by Billy Connolly and Kelly Macdonald and a song by Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis.
Formerly called The Bear and the Bow, the film follows Merida, an impetuous girl who defies an age-old custom and inadvertently unleashes chaos, forcing her to discover the meaning of true bravery before it is too late.
The film's makers visited Scotland as part of their research for the story.
Director Mark Andrews told the latest edition of Empire film magazine that he was a Scottish history "buff".