This May is the perfect time for Star Wars™ fans to feel the Force, with a unique LEGO® twist! LEGO Star Wars™ Day is set to be bigger than ever this year thanks to a collaboration between The LEGO® Group and LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort, with plenty of great family activities scheduled across the whole month.
This year will feature activities for everyone – from building iconic LEGO Star Wars™ spaceships like the Millennium Falcon to reminiscing about scenes from all six episodes of the franchise and The Clone Wars, in the fully air-conditioned LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland at LEGOLAND. To make it even more fun, any child dressed up in a Star Wars™ outfit will gain free entry into the Resort.
What more fun could a fan have than to join in building the biggest ever Millennium Falcon made from LEGO bricks? From 30 April to 2 May, LEGOLAND has the honour of hosting to Asia’s only LEGO Master Builder event, featuring the world’s only father-son LEGO Master Builder team – Daniel Steininger and Christopher Steininger. They’ll be at LEGOLAND to put together the iconic spaceship, using more than 200,000 bricks. Throughout the three days, fans will get the chance to meet the most senior Master Builder in the world and place a brick on the massive creation in the LEGOLAND Theme Park.
The grand finale will take place on 3 May with the placement of the last brick needed to complete the Millennium Falcon. LEGOLAND guests will also get to bring home a piece of the action by building their own mini limited edition Millennium Falcon as a memento and the giant spaceship will remain on display at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort until end of May.
But that’s not all. Across the weekend of 7 – 8 May, LEGOLAND will host an action-packed program of activities to celebrate all things Star Wars™. As well as pitching in to help build two TIE Fighters, Fans can also witness a real-life Imperial March led by Darth Vader and an army of Stormtroopers alongside a variety of characters from the franchise, including more than 90 Star Wars™ costumers from the 501st Legion.
From 21 April – 8 May fans can also take part in LEGOLAND’s Star Wars™ social media competition by building their own dream LEGO Star Wars™ starship and uploading a photograph of their completed masterpiece on LEGOLAND Malaysia Resorts’ Facebook page with the hashtags “#MasterYourForce” and #LEGOStarWarsDays”, to be in the running for some fantastic prizes.
Says Mark Germyn, General Manager of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, “Celebrating LEGO Star Wars™ Days with guests has always been a huge priority for us here at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort and this year we decided to go all out with The LEGO Group. It’s also a great honour to host Daniel and Christopher Steininger”.
Adds Dick Yoong, Country Manager, LEGO Malaysia, “This is the biggest partnership the LEGO Group has ever undertaken with LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. We know that Star Wars™ fans – young and old – will love it. We’re very excited and we can’t wait for everyone to experience it.”
Every weekend during May, guests also will be able to bring home a piece of the action in the form of a mini LEGO Millennium Falcon. Plus families can join in the LEGO Star Wars™ Activity Trail treasure hunt, by participating in all LEGO Star Wars™ activities in the park and being rewarded with a special gift.